Month – May 2016

CALL 6: Carrier refutes offer of $5.85/hour to stay

INDIANAPOLIS — Carrier contemplated staying in Indianapolis, but it would have come at a great cost to its workers. Carrier decided in February to move 1,400 Indianapolis jobs (2,100 in total) to Monterrey, Mexico. Following that announcement, representatives from the United Steelworkers Union and United Technologies, which owns Carrier, met for negotiations. Call 6 Investigates […]

GOP: It’s OK for Corporations to Kill Workers

Alan White couldn’t shout jubilation from the rooftop on March 25 when he heard that the U.S. Department of Labor, after decades of trying, had finally issued a stricter rule to limit exposure to potentially deadly silica dust in workplaces. He was happy, all right. After all, he’d worked with the United Steelworkers (USW) to […]