By Mike Stout
Mike Stout was the last Grievance Chairman at the historic Homestead Steel Mill, which closed in 1986, and helped win $10 million in lost wages and other benefits for 3,000 displaced co-workers. A musical lobbyist for the working man and woman, Mike describes his music as "working class consciousness rock." He has recorded several CDs on the American Blue Collar Records label. https://www.mikestoutmusic.com/
—Many of the songs selected for this feature are available from the Labor Heritage Foundation.