Karl Kwela, 46 at the time, leaves the US Steel Cuyahoga Works for the last time in December,1983. The plant was shut down and all workers were laid off during the holiday season. Although he worked at the plant for 16 years, Kwela did not qualify for a pension. Front page, Washington Post, Jan. 3, 1984. Ernie Mastroianni photo.
Filename: Layoffs at US Steel, Cleveland Ohio.
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