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In Tie Vote, ITC Find U.S. Producers Are Injured By Chinese Tire Imports

July 14, 2015 at 6:13 PM
In a victory for the United Steelworkers (USW) union, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on Tuesday (July 14) issued a final determination that domestic tire producers are being materially injured by dumped and subsidized imports from China. The vote was split along party lines 3-3, but the commission's regulations require that a tie vote be treated as an affirmative determination. The outcome marks the first trade remedy case in recent history to be won by labor unions without the...

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