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USW Cares: Growing Our Communities One Seed at a Time
USW Local 5917 out of Regina, Saskatchewan participated in the Good Works Project for a second year in a row.
Steelworkers Encouraged by Framework Agreement on U.S. Steel Canada Purchase
Subject to finalizing this complex deal to the union’s satisfaction, this transaction appears to be the best available way to secure jobs for our members and offer as much protection to our retirees as possible.
News@6 Fall 2016
Check out the fall newsletter from USW District 6, Ontario and Atlantic Canada.
Women of Steel Building Community
Ten Women of Steel were on the job site helping build new homes for those in need in September.
USW Local 9316’s Canadian Health and Safety Milestone
USW Local 9316 in Newfoundland and Labrador has received the Falkowski/Sequin International Health and Safety Award at the 2016 USW International Health, Safety and Environment Conference.
2016 Ontario Take Back The Night Events
Take Back the Night (TBTN) is an annual rally and protest against sexual and gender-based violence.
USW Cares: USW Local 5319 Participates in Community Build
United Steelworkers (USW) Statement on Collective Bargaining with TELUS
TELUS targets employees’ wallets and their working lives while producing strong and growing profits.
Steelworkers Call for Full Police Investigation into Fiera Foods Fatality
Young worker's death should be investigated as a potential case of criminal negligence and not just as a workplace accident, USW says.
USW Cares: Operation Backpack 2016
Hamilton Steelworkers fill 1,000 backpacks for inner city students.
Nordia Employees in Lindsay Join Steelworkers
"Our new members at Nordia Lindsay are anxious to negotiate their first collective agreement to a build a stronger and more productive relationship for employees and the company." - Marty Warren
‘We’ve Accomplished Great Things’ - Ken Neumann Labour Day Message
"Our struggles reflect the values and the dreams of Canadians for a fair, more equal society with opportunity for all."
Labour Day – Our Day to Celebrate, Reflect and Recommit
"For Steelworkers and all who strive for a better future, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate this Labour Day." - Marty Warren, USW District 6 Director
Trudeau Must Act to Avert ‘Irreversible Harm’ to Canadian Steel Sector
United Steelworkers and the Canadian Steel Producers Association join forces to urge prime minister to strongly pursue multinational and domestic solutions to steel crisis.
Decisive Action Needed to Eliminate Ontario’s Gender Wage Gap: Steelworkers
Province must commit to decisive action, including an affordable, accessible, publicly funded child-care system in Ontario.
USW Cares: Kamloops Steelworkers Help Local Food Bank
USW Locals 1-417 and 7619 in Kamloops, B.C., co-hosted a golf tournament to benefit the Kamloops Food Bank.
Steelworkers Welcome CBSA Investigation into Illegal Dumping of Rebar
“Illegal dumping is a race to the bottom, whether it’s wages, working conditions, health and safety of workers or the environment.” - Ken Neumann
Steelworkers Host World’s Top Mine Rescue Specialists
“It’s an honour for the Steelworkers to be the first union sponsor of this prestigious event and to recognize mine rescue experts from around the world.” - Ken Neumann
Liberals Abandon U.S. Steel Pensioners, Workers
Federal Liberals' “deafening silence” sends a resounding message to 20,000 retirees suffering from the elimination of their crucial health benefits.
Tobacco and Oil Industries Used Same Researchers to Sway Public
As far back as the 1950s, tobacco and oil industries have used the same scientists to downplay the dangers of smoking and climate change. Industry using tricks to sway public opinion may come as a surprise to some, but has been in practice for decades.