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USW and Trickle Creek Lodge in Kimberley Reach New Agreement
USW Local 1-405 reached a 3-year agreement with Trickle Creek Resort and the parent company, Resorts of the Canadian Rockies. Deal includes new provisions on domestic and family violence leave.
Steelworkers Win Domestic Violence Leave
Rivercrest Care Centre employees, members of USW Local 1-207 in Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., have ratified a new three-year agreement that for the first time includes contract language for domestic violence leave.
Lafarge Management Offers Insult and Continued Lockout Of Its Employees
USW Local 816 members at the Texada Quarrying limestone mine are calling out Lafarge management for insulting actions over the holidays.
Steelworkers Reach Agreements With Two Renfrew County Employers
New settlements for workers at two Renfrew County employers will mean a more secure future in 2017.
New Contract for Health Care Workers at Valley Manor Long-Term Care Facility
Agreement improves stability and guarantees wages and working conditions through 2019 for members of the United Steelworkers union.
CETA is Not a Model for a Progressive Trade System
Workers Uniting: our current trade agreements, including CETA, do not present any kind of model for trade that will protect workers and the environment.
Steelworkers Humanity Fund Contributes $33,000 to Quebec Organizations Helping Those in Need
The Steelworkers Humanity Fund is supporting food banks and community organizations throughout Quebec.
Ken Neumann Statement for December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
As December 6 approaches, I feel hopeful about some important steps taken this year to end violence against women and girls. But that hope is mixed with sadness.
Marty Warren Statement for December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
Across District 6 this fall, Women of Steel activists are taking the stage at local and area-council meetings. The messages are consistent and clear: we need to take action to end violence against women and girls.
Nova Scotia Jail Sentence for Workplace Death Doesn’t Go Far Enough
“This punishment does not fit the crime.” – Marty Warren, USW District 6 Director
Steelworkers Welcome Study into Steel Dumping
Parliamentary committee on international trade will study foreign steel dumping into Canada at an alarming rate.
Women’s History Month
October is Women’s History Month in Canada, a chance for us to learn about, celebrate and remember the women who have made a difference in our union, our community, province and country.
Teck Corporation Threatens Punitive Action Against United Steelworkers for Support of Kamloops Food Bank
United Steelworkers (USW) Local 7619 is calling out the management of Teck Resources in response to its mean-spirited threat to discipline USW members for stepping up on behalf of their community.
Rally on Queen’s Campus to Support Equity and Fairness in Bargaining
The United Steelworkers (USW) Local 2010-01, representing Academic Assistants, and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Local 901 Unit 2, representing Postdoctoral Scholars, will hold a rally on October 11, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
USW District 6's New Human Rights Committee
USW District 6 has re-established our Human Rights Committee.
Ken Neumann Statement for October 4, National Day to Commemorate Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
October 4 is the day Canadians attend vigils and other events honouring missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls. 2016 is the eleventh year in a row that we have marked this important commemoration.
Canada must not ratify ‘fundamentally flawed’ European trade pact
Joint Canadian trade union statement: there are many questionable aspects to the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement and we call on our federal Liberal government not to ratify CETA.
USW Softwood Lumber Brief
The United Steelworkers (USW) represents more than 280,000 Canadian members, 40,000 of whom work in the forest industry. Forest Products Matter – Our Voice, Our Solutions for Workers, Communities & Industry Stability.
Ken Neumann’s Statement Following the Call of a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
USW salutes the hard work and determination of the Native Women’s Association of Canada and of the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women, who never forgot and never gave up demanding justice.
USW endorses bill to adopt and implement UNDRIP
USW supports bill to adopt UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.