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Steelworkers Support Safety Recommendations in CN Rail Derailment Report
“We support the board’s recommendations and we believe the federal government should pursue further steps to improve rail safety.” - Ken Neumann
Steelworkers Make Gains in New Contracts with Ivaco Rolling Mills
“These collective agreements recognize the hard work and contributions our members make every day to the success of this operation.” - Marty Warren
Investigate Highway Death as Potential Criminal Case: Steelworkers
“This was a preventable death and everything must be done to prevent a similar tragedy in the future.” USW Local 1986 President Steve Hadden
Next Generation Workshop
As a commitment to the Next Generation program to educate the young members of the United Steelworkers, we will be hosting two day training sessions in Edmonton and Burnaby. Registration is free and open to Steelworkers who are 35 years old or younger.
Workers Locked Out at Ontario Government School for Deaf Children
"The Ontario government is complicit in the shoddy treatment of these workers." - Marty Warren, USW Ontario Director
Steelworkers Humanity Fund Contributes $5,000 to Families of Victims of Quebec Mosque Attack
“Steelworkers share in the grief and anguish of our brothers and sisters in the Muslim community and we will remain steadfast in our support in their time of need.” - Ken Neuman
Did you know that Canada dominates the global mining industry?
Canadian mining companies operate in over 100 countries, extracting oil, gold, diamonds and iron ore that are worth billions of dollars. Of the world’s extractive corporations, 75% are Canadian mining companies.
Freedom Mobile Employees Vote to Join Steelworkers
Union membership and collective bargaining will give Freedom Mobile employees in Windsor a real voice in the decisions that affect them in the workplace.
USW Cares: Collective Effort by Halifax Steelworkers
USW Cares: Cambridge Steelworkers in the Community
Wood Council Sends Solidarity to USW Local 816's Picket Line for the Holidays
USW Cares: USW Local 5917 Hosts 'Kids of Steel' Christmas
Lynn Williams Award 2016
It is with pride that the Canadian SOAR executive voted to award the 2016 Lynn Williams Award for Service to Lena Sutton President of SOAR chapter 10, in Hamilton Ontario.
Steelworkers Reach Settlement on Human Rights Complaint in Fernie
The United Steelworkers (USW) has reached a settlement with the TDL Group Corp. and one of its former franchisees, 658380 B.C. Ltd., in Fernie, British Columbia.
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USW Cares: Hamilton Steelworkers Spread Holiday Cheer
For its annual holiday luncheon, the Hamilton Steelworkers Area Council and its local unions presented cheques to many community partners totalling over $27,000.
USW Cares: USW Local 1998 Knit 132 Scarves for Visual Display Against Workplace Violence
USW Cares: Steelworkers Drop Dough on Soup Kitchen
United Steelworkers District 6, USW Locals 2251, 2724 and 9548 presented cheques to the Sault Ste. Marie Soup Kitchen and St. Vincent’s Place.
Call Centre Workers Launch Campaign to Stop ‘Dehumanizing’ Abuse
Verbally abusive customers are a serious risk to the mental and physical health of call centre employees and it’s time for employers to provide them with better protection, according to the USW, which represents approximately 10,000 call centre workers.
Union Exchange: Mass Incarceration is Modern Day Slavery
"I can't work if I can't breathe," writes Mark Brown in the Summer 2016 edition of Our Times. Those words are central to Brown's argument that the Canadian labour movement must support the Black Lives Matter movement.