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.
- 2 April 2014 | Ken Neumann Speech Ken Neumann Opening Address - USW Human Rights Conference "Steelworkers, at our core, are human rights activists. Defending human rights defines who we are and what we stand for."
- 1 February 2014 African Heritage Month February is African Heritage Month. It is an opportunity for Steelworkers, labour and community activists to celebrate the contributions of African Canadians to our multicultural society and to recommit to the struggle to end racism, violence and the economic apartheid that exists today for people of colour.
- 8 February 2012 Ken Neumann Statement on Black History Month February is Black History Month, an occasion to delve into the history of Black Canadians and recognize the contributions African Canadians and Caribbean Canadians have made to our union, our communities and our country.