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Wel­come to the web­site of United Steel­work­ers Local 1155L, rep­re­sent­ing the work­ers of Bridge­stone Amer­i­cas at War­ren county Tennessee.

Lat­est Posts

  • Pho­tos: 3–11–14 Liv­ing Wage Jobs Rally — Here at home, the threat from big money in pol­i­tics remains. The Gen­eral Assem­bly has already passed laws attack­ing our vot­ing and other demo­c­ra­tic rights; now they are propos­ing to out­law pick­et­ing and cam­paigns that bring com­mu­nity pres­sure to bad busi­nesses. And we’re still strug­gling towards
  • Tar­get­ing Unions in Ten­nessee — Please call your state rep­re­sen­ta­tives today! Two of the anti-union bills, House Bill 1687 and 1688, are sched­uled for a hear­ing today. These bad bills: • Attempt to reg­u­late activ­i­ties like peace­ful pick­et­ing that are pro­tected under fed­eral law and OUTSIDE the juris­dic­tion of the State of Tenne
  • Know Your Rights: Wein­garten Rights — The rights of employ­ees to have present a union rep­re­sen­ta­tive dur­ing inves­ti­ga­tory inter­views were  announced by the U.S. Supreme Court in a 1975 case (NLRB vs. Wein­garten, Inc. 420 U.S. 251, 88 LRRM 2689). These rights have become known as the Wein­garten rights. Employ­ees have Wein­garten rights
  • Save Ohio Jobs! — Over 1,000 jobs at Ormet, a mas­sive alu­minum smelter along the banks of the Ohio River, are at risk of being lost.  
  • Bayard Rustin and the Pres­i­den­tial Medal of Free­dom: A Per­fect Fit — Bayard Rustin and the Pres­i­den­tial Medal of Free­dom: A Per­fect Fit By Nor­man and Velma Hill In August, Pres­i­dent Barack Obama chose civil rights leader Bayard Rustin to posthu­mously receive the Pres­i­den­tial Medal of Free­dom. This recog­ni­tion is long over­due. While the achieve­ments of fel­low recipie