Local Union 1899 Granite City, IL

Political Contacts and Advocacy Resources

Easy link to find your U.S. Senator, Congressional Representative or State Legislator. This is an easy to use one stop shop for expressing concerns to your elected representative.
www.usw.org/act/activism/rapid-response/get-involved

Call our new congressional hotline at 877-879-8951 OR 1-877-USW-8951 and enter your zip code to get directly connected with your representative.
You may find additional links that are helpful on the 1899 'Resource' page as well. Thank you for continuing to stand up for working families everywhere. Read more >>>

Easily track the activities of the United States Congress. Read more >>>

Rivers of Steel seeks to link our colonial and industrial heritage to the present and future economic and cultural life of the region and the communities it serves. Its vision is to become a nationally recognized brand that not only celebrates our past but also embraces our future, by connecting people to their environs Read more >>>

The Center for Public Integrity was founded in 1989 by Charles Lewis. We are one of the country's oldest and largest nonpartisan, nonprofit investigative news organizations. Our mission: To enhance democracy by revealing abuses of power, corruption and betrayal of trust by powerful public and private institutions, using the tools of investigative journalism.


www.publicintegrity.org/

The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) is a non-profit investigative reporting group. Our reporting and analysis focus on exposing corporate spin and government propaganda. We publish PRWatch, SourceWatch, and BanksterUSA.

Our newest investigative site is ALECexposed.org. Our ongoing investigation of ALEC -- the corporations bankrolling its operations and "scholarships" for legislators to attend posh resorts where corporate lobbyists and elected officials vote behind closed doors on "model" legislation to change Americans' rights -- has won significant awards for investigative journalism.

Click  Link Below:
www.prwatch.org/

Contacts for your Illinois U.S. Senator, U..S. House Representative, Southwest Illinois State Senate and State Representatives.

Find your U.S. Representative

www.house.gov/

Directory for finding your U.S. Senators

www.senate.gov/

Comprehensive news source for everything trade related to U.S. manufacturing and the affected American jobs
http://www.manufacturingnews.com/index.html

The Trade Problem

America’s trade policies have caused grave harm to our country’s economy, security and people. Our trade deficit is over $1.5 billion per day. One in five manufacturing jobs have been lost in 10 years as tens of thousands of manufacturers have closed.
We believe America can provide good jobs for workers, affordable goods for consumers, opportunity for farms and manufacturers and a clean environment without compromising our national sovereignty and security. We are committed to achieving this outcome.
 

www.prosperousamerica.org/

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Summary Definition for Your USW Rapid Response

www.usw.org/action_center/rr

Choose from USW logo t-shirts, sweatshirts,, womens clothes, novelty items, caps and much more.

 steelworkersmerchandise.com/CartSteward/

The United Steelworkers Press Association (USPA) is a United Steelworker (USW) organization of local union newsletter editors, web masters and communicators dedicated to improving the union’s ability to get its message to the members and the public. We are free service to local unions -- staffed by the Steelworkers Communications Department and governed by an elected board of directors, consisting of rank-and-file representatives.

www.usw.org/resources/uspa

SOAR was established in 1985 to organically link the USW’s active members with those in retirement so that both can work on common problems.SOAR was established in 1985 to organically link the USW’s active members with those in retirement so that both can work on common problems.

www.usw.org/resources/soar

The mission of the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance is to unite the Union community to expand and improve hunting and fishing access and wildlife habitat throughout North America.

The USA is non-partisan and does not take positions on or endorse political agendas, parties or candidates. This statement does not reflect, in any way, on how the USA's participating unions communicate with their members on political, legislative or policy issues.

www.unionsportsmen.org/

Referrals if your hurt on the job:


Becker, Schroader and Chapman  www.beckerinjurylaw.com/

Motil and Beatty   www.beattymotil.com/profiles.ronaldmotil.phtml

Granite City and Glen Carbon law firms who handle all types of personal injury and workers' compensation cases. These attorneys help accident victims and injured workers in Southern Illinois and in the St. Louis, Missouri, area.

 

The Alliance for American Manufacturing is a non-profit, non-partisan partnership formed in 2007 by some of America’s leading manufacturers and the United Steelworkers to explore common solutions to challenging public policy topics such as job creation, infrastructure investment, international trade, and global competitiveness.

www.americanmanufacturing.org/

The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency vested with the power to safeguard employees' rights to organize and to determine whether to have unions as their bargaining representative. The agency also acts to prevent and remedy unfair labor practices committed by private sector employers and unions.

www.nlrb.gov/

Global Trade Watch seeks to ensure that in this era of globalization, all Americans can enjoy economic security, a clean environment, safe food, medicines and products, access to quality affordable services such as health care and the exercise of democratic decision-making in matters that affect them and their communities.

www.citizen.org/trade/

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