U.S. Steel actions rile union, River Rouge

Kosdrosky, Terry
November 2004
Crain's Detroit Business;11/1/2004, Vol. 20 Issue 44, p3
The article reports that U.S. Steel Corp., which owns the 1,110-acre Great Lakes Works in Ecorse and River Rouge, Michigan, is seeking a 60 percent reduction in its property taxes. A hearing in front of the Michigan Tax Tribunal is scheduled for February, 2005. Meanwhile, the United Steel Workers of America has 2,000 Meanwhile, the United Steel Workers of America has 2,000 outstanding grievances with the company — and the company has handed out hundreds of five-day suspensions, according to the union. outstanding grievances with the company — and the company has handed out hundreds of five-day suspensions, according to the union. INSET: U.S. Steel, union local reach deal on workers at coke plant.


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