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United Steelworkers charity golf tournament raises $17,000 in support of the Twinkie Foundation

October 6, 2022 | News Articles

Saturday, August 20, 2022 marked the return of the annual United Steelworkers charity golf tournament in Sault Ste. Marie, ON. This year, $17,000 was raised in support of the Twinkie Foundation. The Twinkie Foundation is a local charity that helps Sault Ste. Marie and area families with travel costs associated with travelling for their child(s) […]

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Telus workers give union strong 97% strike mandate

October 6, 2022 | Media Releases

Telus technicians and call centre workers across Canada have overwhelmingly voted to give their union a 97% strike mandate, the United Steelworkers union (USW) Local 1944 announced Thursday. “I am proud of our members for rising up to give the union a strong strike mandate,” said Donna Hokiro, USW Local 1944 president. “The bargaining committee […]

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The United Steelworkers union is committed to advancing workers’ rights and well-being at the bargaining table, on the job and in the legislative arena. Here are some of the issues we care about. Explore how you can get more involved in your union.

Human Rights & Equity

Promoting more justice for workers who are Indigenous, racialized, women, LGBTQ2SIA+ and/or living with a disability.

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Health & Safety

Defending members, negotiating safer and healthier working conditions and lobbying for better regulations and standards.

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Environment

Protecting the environment and promoting innovation to drive the creation of good union jobs and a sustainable economy.

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Political action

Fighting for protections, fair wages and pensions, healthy workplaces, job creation, better trade, social programs and more.

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Young Workers

Inspiring and educating young workers through mentoring, leadership development, and union and community activism.

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Women's Rights

Demanding equality, we fight for pay equity, combat harassment, and offer training and development to women.

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Healthy Communities

Supporting workers, their families and neighbours through community activism—across Canada and around the world.

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Our Retirees

The Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees (SOAR) is a voice for USW retirees and their families.

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Our veterans

Resources, camaraderie, and support for United Steelworkers who served or are currently serving.

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