Between a Rock and a Not-So-Hard Place
U.S. steel producers want someone else to pick up their healthcare and retirement benefit bills for retired steelworkers.
U.S. steel producers want President Bush to impose 40-50 percent tariffs on 80 percent of the steel products imported into the United States.
U.S. steel producers want the proceeds from the 40-50 percent tariffs to go directly into their pockets.
Who will have to pay the bill? American steel consumers. What's in it for them?
On Friday, December 7, the U.S. International Trade Commission must make a decision: give steel producers draconian import protection and force thousands of job losses in other manufacturing sectors of the economy, or find a better path to helping the steel industry that rejects destructive import restrictions. The choice is clear to American consuming industries.
Get all the facts: Call CITAC
The Consuming Industries Trade Action Coalition