On Rana Plaza Anniversary, Transparency Needed from Mark’s, Sport Chek
“Canadian consumers want Canadian retailers to ensure a minimum level of safety in factories to stop fashion killings from ever happening again.” - Ken Neumann
Steelworkers Ratify Collective Agreement with CP Rail
“This is a good agreement which assures stability for our members for the next five years.”
USW Cares: Steelworkers Walk the Talk
In our brother's moment of need, his fellow Steelworkers came together for him.
Working Forest: More Jobs and a Stronger Economy
BC Election 2017 Factsheet.
USW Testifies on Parliament Hill on Women’s Economic Security
Submission by the USW to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women regarding the Economic Security of Women in Canada.
Steelworkers Recommend 10 Ways to Improve Canadian Women’s Economic Security
“The federal government must show leadership by ending historic inequality and taking concrete steps.” - Ken Neumann
Quebec Steelworkers to Protest at Noranda AGM in Toronto
CEZinc refinery strikers will make their voices heard at Noranda Income Fund's Annual General Meeting on April 28.
West Kootenay Steelworker Locals Endorse Katrine Conroy
USW Locals 9705, 480 and 1-405 are endorsing Katrine Conroy for re-election as MLA for Kootenay West in the upcoming provincial election, the union announced today.
Steelworkers Launch B.C. Election Campaign
The United Steelworkers (USW) is launching a campaign to raise issues important to working families during the coming British Columbia election.
Technosub Workers Unanimously Ratify First Contract
The new Steelworkers members working at submersible pump manufacturer Technosub in Rouyn-Noranda have voted 100% in favour of their first collective agreement, an excellent three-year labour contract that meets the satisfaction of all members.
Budget Pledges to Strengthen Trade Remedy Process, but More Must Be Done: Steelworkers’ National Director
“By providing unions with the right to file and participate in trade remedy complaints, Canadian producers will benefit in any trade case.” - Ken Neumann
Heart pills or food? Wabush mine pensioners struggle after benefits cut
“I’m terminal with heart disease and it’s medications that I need to buy that we just can’t afford now.” - pensioner Margie Hoben
Collective Bargaining Kicks Off for Steelworkers at Freedom Mobile
"We anticipate good-faith bargaining from Freedom Mobile and its parent company Shaw. We are going to work hard toward fair improvements for our members." - Ken Neumann
"Why Are We Building a Bridge in Montreal with Foreign Steel?"
Parliament must reform trade laws to counter China's steel dumping, Steelworkers and industry executives tell Commons committee.
USW Cares: Langley Steelworkers Participate in Weekend Fuel
USW Local 1944, Unit 60 recently took part in the Weekend Fuel program. The program aims to provide breakfast programs in participating schools in Langley, B.C.
Steelworkers Reach Tentative Agreement with CP Rail
“We will be recommending that our members ratify this tentative agreement. We look forward to presenting it to our members.”
Quebec Government Finds CEZinc Violated Anti-Scab Law
Ministry of Labour investigation confirms Steelworkers' position that CEZinc has violated Quebec's law banning the use of scabs in labour disputes.
Steelworkers Leader Pledges Union-Wide Support for CEZinc Strikers
“You are absolutely right to expect a decent retirement – keep up the fight!” - Alain Croteau
No Justice in Bruneau Death if Criminal Charges Not Pursued, Say Steelworkers
“We have been down this road before and we know Ministry of Labour charges are not enough to hold corporations criminally accountable for killing workers.” - Marty Warren
Steelworkers Local 816 Members Locked Out by Lafarge Reach Tentative Agreement
Steelworkers secure new agreement that maintains seniority rights, provides wage and benefit increases and rejects concessions.