[Excerpt] On November 19, steelworkers came within 90 votes of making giveaways worth as much as $6 billion dollars to the basic steel industry. By a vote of 231-141 the Presidents who make up the Basic Steel Industry Conference rejected a unanimous recommendation from the International Executive Board to grant the biggest package of concessions in the history of the American labor movement.
Inland Steel, East Chicago, Indiana, USWA Local 1010 Steelworker
Labor Research Review: Vol. 1
, Article 2.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/lrr/vol1/iss2/2