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United Steelworkers Get Raise from U.S. Steel Amid Tariff Win

Nov. 14, 2018, 1:56 PM

The United Steelworkers approved a new contract with U.S. Steel Corp. that will increase wages, a major source of contention as labor was looking to benefit from the import tariffs the Trump administration passed in March.

The union approved a new four-year agreement that includes a 14 percent wage increase over the life of the contract and strengthens benefits for members, according to a statement. The agreement comes as American steel companies benefit from a 25 percent tariff on foreign imported metal. The deal covers 16,000 members at 14 U.S. Steel locations, according to the union. Pittsburgh-based U.S. Steel said...

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