Through Global Action, the USW is confronting corporate-led globalization and working to build union power for tomorrow’s jobs.
The strength of the union is, and always has been, an involved, active and committed membership. But we live in a global world and, building on solid membership support, we need to reach out and build strong relationships with allies in Canada and around the world.
- 6 May 2013 | Media release Report Reveals How Canadian Diplomacy Supported Deadly Blackfire Mining Project Released documents reveal Canadian authorities put public resources at the service of Calgary-based Blackfire Exploration despite connections with suspects in activist's murder and widely reported allegations of corruption.
- 6 May 2013 Report: Corruption, Murder and Canadian Mining in Mexico Corruption, Murder and Canadian Mining in Mexico: The Case of Blackfire Exploration and the Canadian Embassy.
- 5 May 2013 Canadian Mining Companies Have a Negative Impact on Human and Labour Rights in Mexico Canadian Mining Companies are having a negative impact on human and labour rights in Mexico, concludes Steelworker and civil society delegation that travelled to Mexico in February 2013. Highlights of delegation report "The Accountability Gap"