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TPP Deal Contains Exemptions on Temporary Foreign Workers
“This agreement increases access to corporations to basically pool cheap labour from countries such as Vietnam. We’re very concerned about what this agreement brings about on the temporary foreign worker side.” – Ken Neumann, USW National Director
Tumbler Ridge watches coal prices as Chinese mining giant ponders decision on $688 million mine startup in BC
Residents of the northeastern BC community of Tumbler Ridge are keeping a close eye on the price of metallurgical coal these days.
USW Retirees to Host Seniors Vote Event in Sudbury
To celebrate the International Day of Older Persons, the Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees (SOAR) is encouraging seniors to get out and vote on Oct. 19.
Steelworkers! Join Tom’s Whistle-Stop Tour
Steelworkers! You're invited to Tom Mulcair's whistle-stop tour through southwestern Ontario, Sunday, October 4.
The Humanity Fund - Supporting Refugees in Struggle
Steelworkers put the Humanity Fund to work sponsoring refugees
Hamilton Steelworkers Did it Again!
Hamilton Steelworkers launch "Operation Backpack 2015"
Union Asks Court to Halt U.S. Steel's Plans to Move Production
Steelworkers will ask the Ontario Superior Court to block U.S. Steel's plan to shift production of some its highest-value-added steel out of Canada.
Dartmouth Auto Shop Owner Charged Under Westray Bill in Mechanic's Death
A man who used to operate an auto repair shop in Dartmouth has been charged under the Westray Bill, marking the first time the law has been used against an employer in Nova Scotia.
Labour Day 2015
A message from United Steelworkers District 3 Director Stephen Hunt
Steelworkers Vote - Campaign Leaflet
Join the Orange Wave! Download and share this full-colour Steelworkers Vote leaflet about how we can make a difference for workers and the middle class by electing the first-ever New Democratic government with Tom Mulcair as Prime Minister.
Organize or Join a Vigil to Honour Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women
On October 4 across Canada as well as internationally, vigils will take place to honour the memory of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls.
Women of Steel Packs School Supplies for Local Students
Volunteers from United Steel Workers Local 9346 Women of Steel gathered at the Sparwood Union Hall on the afternoon of Aug. 26, getting ready to go back to school.
Working While Black in Nova Scotia
The web-based project Working While Black in Nova Scotia provides space to confront a persistent myth: that racism is no longer a problem in Nova Scotia.
Gerard Urges Union Leaders to Hit the Streets to Boot Conservatives from Office
USW President Leo W. Gerard in speaks to union conference delegates in Sault Ste. Marie Wednesday.
USW D6 Conference Map
Take a glance at the various spots we will be in the city of Sault Ste. Marie during the D6 Conference.
USW District 6 Conference Shuttle Bus Schedule
Everything you need to know about transportation at the District 6 Conference.
USW District 6 Conference Agenda
The District 6 Conference will feature a week full of inspiring speakers, workshops and an opportunity for delegates to make a difference in the city of Sault Ste. Marie.
NDP Video - Closer than Ever
"We will defeat Stephen Harper and build the Canada of our dreams." – NDP Leader Tom Mulcair
Vancouver Pride 2015
Vancouver Pride 2015 August 2nd. Join USW and other union members marching this year. Meet at the North side of Alberni between Thurlow and Burrard at 12:30 PM
"A conference to get ideas to benefit everyone"
Reports from the United Steelworkers National Consultation Workshop for Aboriginal Members