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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.
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.
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.
Industrial air compressor overheats and the receiver air tank explodes, killing one worker and injuring four.
Campaign by Steelworkers Leads to Agreement With Police on Mining Injuries and Deaths
The B.C. Ministry of Energy and Mines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the province’s police agencies enshrining a protocol for the investigation of mine-site fatalities and bodily harm.
Ontario’s Interim “Changing Workplaces Review” Report is a First Step in Improving Employees’ Rights
After the review’s final recommendations, the Ontario government will have every reason to take real legislative action to stop the erosion of decent jobs and to provide employees with fairness when they seek to join unions.
USW Expresses Condolences for Orlando Shooting Victims, Families and Community
The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW International President Leo W. Gerard in response to the horrific shooting that occurred in Orlando, Fla., this past weekend.
Steelworkers Hail Ottawa Decision to Stop the Killing and Enforce the Law
City of Ottawa unanimous in call for better enforcement of Westray Law.
Ken Neumann Statement on the Occasion of June 21, National Aboriginal Day
On the occasion of National Aboriginal Day, I declare that the United Steelworkers supports and endorses the report and recommendations of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Marty Warren Statement on the Occasion of June 21, National Aboriginal Day
This year’s National Aboriginal Day is unlike any other we have celebrated before. It’s clear: celebrating Aboriginal peoples means taking action for social justice.