7 May 2013
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B.C. NDP Will Make It Easier to Join Unions, Business Group ‘Fears’
NDP's election platform states the party will form a special panel, under the Labour Relations Code, that will recommend changes to allow workers to "freely exercise" their rights join unions.
30 April 2013
BC Votes - A message from Stephen Hunt
May 14, 2013 is election day in British Columbia. For jobs, health and safety, skills training and a productive economy, Steelworkers can help make Change for the Better with Adrian Dix and the BC NDP.
11 April 2013
April 28 Day of Mourning
As we approach another April 28th - Day of Mourning for workers killed and injured on the job I can't help but feel frustrated that we are just treading water when it comes to preventing these tragic events.
31 March 2013
Price Steel Employees Vote To Join USW
The United Steelworkers has added 85 new members in Edmonton, Alberta as employees at Price Steel have voted overwhelmingly in favour of joining the union.
27 March 2013
Steelworkers Vote For Change On May 14th
May 14, 2013 is election day in British Columbia, and Steelworkers have a lot at stake in this election.
22 March 2013
Federal Budget Fails Canadians: United Steelworkers
The federal government's 2013 budget fails to provide Canadians with the skills and trades training they need, and instead, doubles down on the temporary foreign workers program as a source of cheap labour, says United Steelworkers District 3 Stephen Hunt.
8 March 2013
International Women's Day Statement
Each year around the world, International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8th.
15 February 2013
Steelworkers Question ‘Thorough Investigation’ of Foreign Worker Recruitment Allegations
USW questions B.C. government’s “thorough investigation” of alleged employment standards violations in the recruitment of foreign workers for B.C. mining jobs.
14 February 2013
Mexico Days of Action
Industriall has called upon its global affliates to mobilize for trade union rights in Mexico the week of February 18 - 24, 2013.
22 January 2013
Steelworkers Endorse Cam Broten for Saskatchewan NDP Leader
The United Steelworkers are endorsing Cam Broten, MLA for Saskatoon Massey Place, as their choice for leader of the Saskatchewan NDP.
21 January 2013
Human Rights Commission Rejects Complaint Against Campaign To Highlight Temporary Foreign Worker Concerns
The Canadian Human Rights Commission has refused to accept a complaint made against the United Steelworkers in connection to the union's campaign regarding the use of temporary foreign workers in a mine in northern British Columbia.
14 December 2012
Time for Premier To Abandon Support For Temporary Foreign Worker Use in BC Mines
The United Steelworkers (USW) is calling on BC Premier Christy Clark to stand up for BC workers and abandon her government's support of HD MIning's plan to operate a mine in northern BC using temporary foreign workers.
4 December 2012
Steelworkers Welcome Decision to Rebuild Burns Lake Sawmill
The union representing workers at Babine Forest Products Sawmill in Burns Lake, BC is welcoming the decision announced today by Hampton Affiliates to rebuild the mill.
29 November 2012
Steelworkers: Crown Prosecutors Must Act Decisively in Response to Sawmill Tragedies
“All measures must be taken to provide justice to the workers who were killed or injured and their families, and to help prevent similar tragedies in the future.” - USW District 3 Director Stephen Hunt
21 November 2012
Steelworkers File Mines Act Complaint to Halt HD Mining Operations
The United Steelworkers (USW) has filed a complaint against HD Mining with BC's Minister of Mining Rich Coleman and Chief Inspector of Mines Al Hoffman.....