Steelworkers have always understood that union activists are human rights activists. We are a leading voice in the fight for justice, dignity and respect for all.
Steelworkers celebrate diversity and believe everyone is entitled to non-discrimination, regardless of race, religion, gender, age or sexual orientation.
- 28 January 2015 Ken Neumann statement on African Heritage Month African Heritage Month is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of African Canadians to our multicultural society and to recommit to the struggle to end racism, violence and economic apartheid.
- 12 June 2014 Ken Neumann Statement on National Aboriginal Day June 21st is National Aboriginal Day, an occasion to celebrate the diverse cultures, languages, beliefs, customs, histories and contributions of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples.
- 11 June 2014 Ken Neumann Statement on Pride Month June is Pride Month when the United Steelworkers joins in recognizing and celebrating the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities and activists to our union, our communities and our country.