UnitedHealthcare Health insurance that includes all Western PA hospitals
Tuesday December 6 2022
Leave this field empty.

U.S. Steel President and CEO Applauds Congress for the Passage of Trade Promotion Authority and Trade Adjustment Assistance

PSR Logo
Critical first step taken in leveling the playing field for American manufacturing and American workers

PITTSBURGH, June 25, 2015 – Today United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) President and CEO Mario Longhi issued the following statement in response to the passage of the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) bills. Longhi’s statement follows:

“I applaud Congress for passing groundbreaking trade legislation, giving President Obama the authority to negotiate strong trade agreements and open new markets for American goods and services while protecting American manufacturing and American workers. The reauthorization of TAA, which supports displaced workers affected by unfair trade, also provides new language to ensure our trade laws confront unfair trade practices in the U.S. market. These legislative developments represent a victory for our efforts to level the playing field with countries who have taken advantage of our nation’s trade laws for far too long.

“The TAA legislation clarifies the injury standard in dumping and countervailing duties cases – the interpretation and enforcement of which have been weakened and become a lesseffective tool to counter 21st century trade practices mastered by foreign companies and governments. By the time ‘injury’ has occurred and can be demonstrated, our markets have already been flooded with unfairly traded goods leading to suppressed prices, plant closures and layoffs. This legislation allows American manufacturers to seek adequate and timely relief under U.S. trade laws.

“We have fought, and will continue to fight, for fair trade. However, our fight to prevent unfairly traded products from flooding our shores does not end here. We remain resolute and will use all tools available, including this improved injury definition, to address illegal dumping and subsidized imports that injure the health of our company and employees.”

See video
Full size video and summary... Misc YouTube Player 1 Penguins TV Channel
See video
Full size video and summary... Misc YouTube Player 2Penguins TV Channel
See video
Full size video and summary... Misc YouTube Player 3Penguins TV Channel
Josh Bell had not hit a walk-off home run since he was a member of the Altoona Curve in 2015. He changed that Friday with a soaring shot for the left field loonies.
Custom 1North Shore Notes
Francisco Cervelli is as passionate about the current state of Venezuela as anybody you'll find. Last month, the Pirates' catcher spoke passionately about the movement, his country's state of affairs and the future of Venezuela.
Custom 2North Shore NotesPress Room
Gustav Nyquist and Jimmy Howard led the way for the Red Wings, who landed Pittsburgh its fourth straight regulation loss.
Blue LineCustom 3Press Room
Monday night was more than a game. For Jameson Taillon, it was another heave in an ongoing push to liberation from a disease that can break down the toughest of men.
Custom 4North Shore NotesPress Room