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Steelworkers at Texada Limestone Mine Locked Out by Lafarge
United Steelworkers (USW) members employed at the Texada Quarrying Ltd. limestone mine on Texada Island have been locked out by Lafarge/Holcim management as of Monday, Oct. 17 at 8:30 a.m.
Steelworkers Humanity Fund Supports Hurricane Relief in Haiti, Cuba
“Steelworkers are proud to be able to contribute to relief and rebuilding efforts in Haiti and Cuba.” - Humanity Fund President Ken Neumann
USW Cares: Steelworkers Support School Breakfast Programs
USW Cares: Steelworkers Step Up for Local Hospital
USW locals on Quebec's North Shore donating $25,000 to “The Wave” fundraising campaign.
NWAC Disappointed With Lack of Progress In National Inquiry
Over two months into the two-year mandate of the national Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women, no visible progress has been made.
Steelworkers Humanity Fund Contributes $69,000 to Fort McMurray Recovery
“The Humanity Fund is supporting three organizations that make special contributions to vulnerable and traumatized individuals and families.” - Ken Neumann
USW Cares: Hamilton Steelworkers Help Out at Mountain Kidz Klub Fundraiser
The Hamilton Steelworkers Area Council spent a part of their Thanksgiving weekend helping out at the Hamilton Mountain Kidz Klub’s Harvest Family Community Barbeque fundraiser.
Vale Steelworker Local Unions Join Forces to Develop Bargaining Strategies
Medicare and Trade Fights Coming to Ottawa
International trade, and the fight to save Canada’s publicly funded, publicly delivered health-care system, will be the issues to watch as Parliament is resuming.
“Scholars of Steel” Get to Work as B.C. Gears Up for Election
Thanks to support from USW District 3, 25 young British Columbians had the opportunity to build their political skills as the province moves closer to a provincial election next year.
USW Cares: Women of Steel Run for the Cure
Women of Steel at USW Local 8782 participated in the annual CIBC Run of the Cure.
Trudeau Ignoring Steel Crisis
From workers, pensioners and unions, to industry leaders, politicians representing steel communities and even in the news media, a nationwide consensus has emerged calling for the federal Liberal government to address Canada’s steel industry crisis.
11,000 TWU-USW Members to Vote on Tentative Deal with Telus
Nearly 11,000 TWU-USW members across Canada to meet in coming weeks to review and vote on a tentative collective agreement with Telus.
End Violence: USW National Women’s Committee Initiative
Inspired by the White Ribbon campaign, the Women’s Committee of USW Local 1-405, an amalgamated local in Iinterior B.C., has been making presentations on how men can have a role in ending violence against women.
Time to Ban Two-Tier Pensions
Quebec Steelworkers continue to play a leading role in a growing political action campaign to ban two-tier pension plans in the province’s workplaces.
Liberals Break Promise to Workers by Killing Anti-Scab Bill, Steelworkers Say
“The Liberals have demonstrated they oppose the principle of preventing the use of replacement workers.” - Ken Neumann
Incident at Work? Tell Us About it
Health Care Council project calls for input. Share your situation: D6 Health Care Council collecting evidence of short staffing problems.
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.
Steelworkers Settle Resco Strike, Save DB Pension Plan
Local 6213 is the latest group of Quebec Steelworkers to beat back corporate demands for two-tier pensions plans.