USW Pres. Gerard to Testify Before U.S. Senate Finance Committee

Hearing Title: Trade Enforcement Challenges & Opportunities: Using Trade Rules to Level the Playing Field for U.S Companies & Workers

Date: Wednesday; June 25, 2014

Time: 2:00 pm (EDT)

Place: Dirksen Senate Office Building; Room 215

Jun 24, 2014, 09:41 ET from United Steelworkers (USW)

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) is to appear before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee this Wednesday, Jun. 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm (EDT) in Room 215 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

The hearing title is: 'Trade Enforcement Challenges and Opportunities – Using Trade Rules to Level the Playing Field for U.S. Companies and Workers.'

The witness panel will include: Mario Longhi, President and Chief Executive Officer of  United States Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, PA;  Kevin Brosch, the National Chicken Council; Richard Wilkins, the American Soybean Association, Greenwood, DE; and Bart Peterson, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Communications, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN.

Gerard's testimony will be posted by the Finance Committee at:; and by the USW at:

The USW is the largest private-sector union in North America, representing 850,000 workers employed in metals, mining, rubber, paper and forestry, oil refining and renewable energy products, chemicals, transportation, health care, security, and municipal governments.

Contacts: Gary Hubbard, (202) 778-4384, (202)-256-8125,

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SOURCE United Steelworkers (USW)