The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement from International President Leo W. Gerard.
regarding the announcement by the Office of the United States Trade
Representative that the Obama Administration has accepted the USW's
petition under Section 301 of the trade law seeking the elimination of
Chinese policies and practices that adversely affect U.S. producers and
their workers in the clean energy sector. A description of the petition
"President Obama showed again today that fighting for U.S. workers
and their jobs is his top priority. He's backed up his commitment to a
clean energy future by making it crystal clear that that future is going
to benefit all Americans."