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Let’s Make History: A Labour Day Message from Ken Neumann
This Labour Day, I join you in celebrating our accomplishments as a movement, recognizing the struggles that continue and committing to making history by electing the first-ever NDP federal government.
TWU-USW Members Ratify Collective Agreement with Shaw Cable
Over 500 members of the Telecommunications Workers Union, USW National Local 1944, across B.C.'s Lower Mainland have achieved a new collective agreement with Shaw Cable.
American Airlines-US Airways Employees Choose Steelworkers
Over 68 per cent of the airline employees who work at airports in Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa voted in favour of the Steelworkers union as their union.
Steelworker Days in Sault Ste. Marie
Community building will be the focus of the Steelworkers District 6 Conference, Strong Union, Strong Community, to be held August 17-20 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.
United Steelworkers Statement on Recommendations of Coroner's Inquest into Babine Forest Products Explosion
Stephen Hunt, United Steelworkers District 3 Director, released a statement in response to recommendations of the Coroner's Inquest into the Babine Forest Products sawmill explosion.
Election 2015: Steelworkers Can Make History
Tom Mulcair and the New Democrats are leading in the polls – earning the trust and support of Canadians across the country. Canadians want change and the NDP is the party that can beat Stephen Harper’s Conservatives.
Maintain Duties on Illegally Dumped Rebar; Steelworkers Ask Tribunal
Removing duties from illegally dumped rebar into the Canadian market threatens jobs and is not in the public’s interest.
TWU, USW National Local 1944 Unit 60 Reaches Tentative Agreement with Shaw Cable
After six months of negotiations and extended bargaining, the Telecommunications Workers Union, United Steelworkers National Local 1944 Unit 60 has reached a tentative agreement with Shaw Cable.
Caring for Mother Earth
The art for the Steelworker Humanity Fund’s 30th Anniversary T-Shirt was painted by Zoey Wood-Salomon. The poem she wrote to accompany the design called “Caring for Mother Earth”.
United Steelworkers Ratify Two Contracts in Cambridge
Job security and an apprenticeship program for skilled jobs are highlights of new contracts for almost 550 workers at Frito Lay in the Cambridge area, members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 4610.
Steelworkers Support New Lender for U.S. Steel Canada
“We will continue to seek a fair and just process to ensure the best possible outcome for the workers, pensioners and communities whose futures are at stake.” - Marty Warren
Public Inquiry Into Sawmill Explosions Needed to Provide Justice for Victims
As coroner's inquest begins, USW reiterates call for a full, public inquiry into the tragic sawmill disasters that killed four workers and injured dozens more.
Tentative Deal Reached to End Crown Beer Can Strike
USW and Crown Holdings reach tentative agreement aimed at ending 22-month strike in Toronto.
United Steelworkers Mourns Loss of John Phare
Steelworkers join all British Columbians in extending condolences to the family of USW member John Phare, who tragically lost his life while bravely fighting a forest fire near Sechelt, B.C.
Crown Strikers Support Law Reform, Renew Customer Campaign at Labatt's
"We want Ontario's lawmakers to rebalance the playing field and prevent the kind of suffering our 120 families are experiencing."
Metron Construction Boss Should Be Jailed for Causing Four Deaths
The conviction of a Metron Construction boss on criminal negligence charges for killing four workers in 2009 should result in a jail sentence, Steelworkers say.
Mulcair Challenges Harper on Trans-Pacific-Partnership (TPP)
Steelworkers oppose the TPP because it threatens jobs, our economy and our environment. Tom Mulcair is once again on our side, standing up to Harper with a bold defence of supply management.
Court Allows Wabush Mines to Cut Pensioners’ Benefits
“It is simply shameful that retirees should suffer because laws protect large employers."
Pastway Planing Employees Join Steelworkers
Pastway Planing employees vote to give themselves a strong, collective voice in their workplace and to bring greater democracy to their working lives.
Labour Law Violations Prolonging 21-Month Strike: Steelworkers
Industrial Inquiry Commission confirms 21-month strike at a Toronto beer can factory being prolonged by illegal behaviour of multinational Crown Holdings.