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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
'We want our jobs back'
United Steelworkers Union members gathered on Avalon Drive in Labrador City this morning to peacefully protest the latest layoffs.
Bitterness Remains as Crown Metal Workers End 2-year Strike
Employees narrowly voted Sunday night to ratify a new collective agreement with the Toronto-based beer can manufacturer, after one of province’s longest pickets in recent history.
New Contract Ratified at Crown Metal Packaging, Strike Ends
TORONTO, 19 July 2015 – Employees of the Crown Metal Packaging factory in Toronto have ratified a new collective agreement, ending a 22-month strike.
Union Wants Inquiry as Babine Inquest Begins
As the coroner’s inquest into the second 2012 Babine Forest Products mill explosion — that claimed the life of two workers — began Monday, the union representing the workers and their families has renewed the call for a public inquiry into who’s to blame.
Tree Faller in B.C. Dies while Battling Wildfire
A tree faller was killed while helping to fight a wildfire at the Old Sechelt Mine near Sechelt, British Columbia on the late morning of July 5.
What, Me Worry? Income Risks for Retiring Canadians
This new CCPA report concludes that Canadians need an expanded CPP/QPP or, in the absence of federal leadership, the development of provincial initiatives.
After 22 Months on Strike, a Tentative Deal for Crown Holdings Workers
A very long and highly publicized strike at Crown Holdings may soon come to an end, if Crown workers vote to accept a tentative agreement reached late July 8.
Unions will Challenge Bill C-377 First in the Election, then in the Courts
"It's designed to give anti-union forces, the union busters, the ability to pick selective pieces of information and use them in a way that would be negative to a union in collective bargaining and in organizing, or even in political action"-Leo W. Gerard
Union Responds to Mount Polley Mine Restart
The union representing workers at Mount Polley Mine is welcoming the mine’s restricted restart approval.
Rally at Emterra for Striking Workers
Solidarity and support for USW Local 1-417 in Kamloops, B.C., who are seeking $15 an hour in a new contract.
Project Manager Guilty of Five Criminal Charges in Scaffolding Collapse Deaths
A project manager who oversaw a construction crew involved in a fatal scaffolding collapse in 2009 was convicted Friday in the deaths of four workers under his charge.
Cameco, Union Ink Deal
A new three-year contract for Cameco fuel manufacturing workers in Cobourg and Port Hope includes both yearly raises and enhanced retirement benefits.