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Steelworker Honoured with ‘Outstanding Contribution’ Award
USW member Chris Carpenter has received an international award for community service.
Workers’ Rights and Safety After Rana Plaza – Labour Delegation Report
Report from the 2016 Canadian labour delegation visit to Bangladesh on progress for safety and worker rights in the garment industry.
Glencore Terminates Sick and Injured Employees, Cuts Crucial Medical Coverage
Global mining giant reaches a new low in labour relations at its Brunswick Smelter, terminating sick and injured employees and eliminating their crucial medical benefits.
As the Telecom Industry Goes Global, So Does The USW
The USW is a union with global reach. Our union has members in Canada and the US, but we are also a founding partner of Workers Uniting, a transatlantic union we formed with Unite the Union, the largest union in the United Kingdom.
Tom Mulcair to Address Steelworkers’ National Conference Tuesday
Federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair will address hundreds of United Steelworkers activists on Tuesday as guest speaker at the union's National Policy Conference.
Summer School 2016
Providing Education Services to Steelworker Members in Western Canada. District 3 will be holding the weeklong Summer School at the Trickle Creek Lodge & Kimberly Alpine Resort on June 5 - 10, 2016
On April 4th Saskatchewan Decides
It's time to put everyday Saskatchewan families first.
The Routine Check: Growing up Black in Greater Toronto Area
Read the personal account of CUPW member Mark Brown, published in English in “Pride”, Canada’s daily African Canadian and Caribbean news magazine.
USW Solidarity for Black Lives Matter – Toronto
USW stands with Black Lives Matter – Toronto to demand action to stop senseless extreme violence against black people and people of colour in our society.
New Contract Benefits Steelworkers, Nordia Kitchener
"The significant wage increases and improvements to our contract reflect the value that our members bring to their workplace." - USW unit Chair Kristine Chapman
Steelworkers Ratify New Contract at Ray of Hope Custody Facility
Steelworkers at secure custody facility for young offenders ratify new collective agreement that improves wages and benefits and enhances terms and conditions of employment.
Budget Success Not Guaranteed Without Industrial Strategy – Steelworkers
"Canada needs a national, focused industrial strategy, along with targeted spending that will create jobs over the long term in an economy that is built to last." - Ken Neumann
Stand Up for Steel Campaign
Many of our USW members are on layoff and some 20,000 pensioners in Hamilton and area have had their post-retirement health benefits stopped.
Manitoba Improves Job Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence
On March 15, Manitoba proclaimed the first legislation on paid domestic-violence leave in any Canadian jurisdiction.
Steelworkers Will Appeal U.S. Steel Decision
“These court proceedings are far from over and our priorities have not changed – to protect our members’ jobs and pensions and to ensure the ongoing viability of our plants.” USW Locals 1005 and 8782
Bullying Stops Here!
USW Local 5917 member Dale Chutskoff of Yorkton, Sask., wanted to honour his late son, Alex, who had been a victim of bullying. Dale wanted to raise awareness of the bullying that affected Alex and many of his friends over the years.
Steelworkers Reviewing Options on U.S. Steel Decision
“This issue is not resolved yet – not by a long shot. There is a second part to this trial that has not even started and then there is the question of an appeal." - Marty Warren
NDP Motion: Fix Broken EI System
New Democrats are moving to hold the Liberal government to account on promises to fix our broken Employment Insurance system.
SOAR member Sonja Alton has article on Nellie McClung, early women’s advocate
January 28, 2016 was the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote in Manitoba. That date was a day to celebrate the sheer determination of women's suffrage to gain for Canadian women equality with men to cast votes and hold provincial office.
An Analysis of the Economic Circumstances of Canadian Seniors
A Broadbent Institute study shows that many Canadians, particularly those without an employer pension plan, have wholly inadequate retirement savings.