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Steelworkers Make Big Gains at American Airlines
New agreement will reverse outsourcing and add unionized jobs, prioritize full-time jobs over part-time positions, improve working conditions and provide competitive wage increases.
Canadian organizations condemn Parliamentary coup in Brazil
We are gravely concerned with the recent events undertaken by sections of Brazil’s right wing opposition parties that have led to the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.
But of Course You Get Less in Retirement. You’re a Woman.
When it comes to the Canadian annuity market, women must pay a higher price to get the same monthly pension as Canadian men of comparable age.
Stop the Injustice Against Victims of McIntyre Powder: Marty Warren
“It is far too late for far too many workers and their families. But for those who are left, it is never too late for justice to be done.”
Pride Celebrations in District 6 2016
Young Steelworkers Take Action
Debunking the myths of whining millennials.
Pride Celebrations Across Canada 2016
Date-ordered listing of Pride celebrations across the country. Steelworkers are encouraged to take part and celebrate Pride!
Ronald Palmer Recognized as Jefferson Award Winner for District 3
USW 1944 member Ronald Palmer has been recognized as the USW District 3 winner of the Jefferson Awards.
Fort McMurray Emergency Fire Appeal
The United Steelworkers is appealing to all local unions to contribute funds to assist the community of Fort McMurray affected by unprecedented wildfires
Electoral Reform Petition
Add your name to the call for proportional representation, so that every voter counts.
Victory! Steelworkers Win Pension Battle at Ciment Lafarge
Steelworkers in Saint-Constant have won a three-month strike against Ciment Lafarge, beating back the global corporation’s demand for a two-tier pension plan.
Steelworker Summer 2016
Steelworker Summer Program is an educational and training internship in which participants develop skills useful for union growth by experiencing firsthand the kinds of struggles workers face while trying to win a voice at work and in the community.
Rick Bertrand Recognized as Jefferson Award Winner for District 6
USW 6500 member, Rick Bertrand has been recognized as the USW District 6 winner of the Jefferson Awards.
Billy Saint-Pierre Recognized as Jefferson Award Winner for District 5
USW 9490 member, Billy Saint-Pierre has been recognized as the USW District 5 winner of the Jefferson Awards.
Zombie Ideas on Pension Reform Rise Again
Hugh Mackenzie chronicles the financial industry's continued resistance to public pension reform.
Ken Neumann Recognized for Role Establishing Pacific Coast University
The United Steelworkers National Director, Ken Neumann, received recognition for his role in establishing the Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Sciences (PCU-WHS).
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.