Through education, research, bargaining and political action, the USW helps our members take a positive role in economic affairs. The USW Research, Public Policy and Bargaining Support Department offers analysis on public policy issues, provides facts and figures to backstop bargaining, and works to advance progressive change at different levels of government.
- 14 April 2014 | Globe and Mail Has Temporary Foreign Worker Program Outgrown its Usefulness? Scandal-plagued program has become an excuse to pay lower wages or to avoid training Canadians.
- 27 March 2014 | Maclean's Boosting the CPP would ‘bring economic benefits’ Documents hint at how, inside Finance, the prospect of raising CPP premiums to pay for enriched benefits isn’t viewed so negatively
- 13 March 2014 | Toronto Star New Study by the CLC Highlights Underemployment as the Biggest Challenge in the Job Market CLC youth Representative Amy Huziak used MacEwen's report as the basis of her testimony to Parliament's finance committee on March 6.