The United Steelworkers (USW) said today that Congress needs to follow President Obama’s lead in creating jobs by acting on a “To Do List” that would help restore middle-class security. In a speech today in Upstate New York, the President emphasized that Congress now has the opportunity to create secure American jobs by manufacturing goods for the international economy.
“Manufacturing is the key to rebuilding our economy and creating family-sustaining jobs,” said USW International President Leo W. Gerard. “Middle America wants an economy that makes things and works for them, not one based on outsourcing, tax loopholes and shady financial deals.
“Rewarding the creation and retention of good-paying American jobs and eliminating the tax incentives to ship them overseas should be a top priority of Congress ... more