While much of the aluminum industry suffers from a crushing wave of cheap imports, Ford’s F-150 trucks boost business at the Arconic factory in Davenport, Iowa.
The U.S. government launches a formal complaint against China at the World Trade Organization for illegally subsidizing aluminum exports.
TRUCK, BUS TIRES
Acting on a complaint filed by the USW, the federal government is imposing duties on truck and bus tires from China.
TRIANGLE OF PREVENTION
Local union at the 3M factory in Guin, Ala., saves jobs by introducing Triangle of Prevention, a union-led, company-supported safety program.