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.
- 12 February 2014 Federal Budget 2014 The Federal Budget presented on February 11 is being widely panned as a do-nothing budget released while the public's attention is on the Olympics.
- 11 February 2014 | Canadian Labour Congress Conservative Budget Lacks Vision for Future Canadians wanted a budget that speaks to their real needs, but the Finance Minister is more interested in continuing with austerity and balancing the budget.
- 5 February 2014 | CCPA CCPA releases "Striking a Better Balance" The Alternative Federal Budget 2014: Striking a Better Balance shows what the federal government could do if it decided to seriously address Canadians’ largest social, economic, and environmental concerns.