Steelworkers Vote

The USW is politically engaged, because laws and politics have a big impact on our workplaces and our communities, and together we can be a force for positive change. 

Health and safety standards, the right to refuse unsafe work and the Westray Bill are now enshrined in law thanks to the joint efforts of Steelworkers and elected members of the New Democratic Party (NDP).

Whether in opposition or government, only the NDP has consistently fought for working people. In English Canada, Steelworkers are active members of the NDP. In Quebec, the USW works with Québécois parties, candidates and elected members.

The first Steelworkers Vote campaign was launched during the 2005 B.C. provincial election. Targeted election outreach to USW members by USW members contributed to 18 NDP victories, including electing two Steelworkers.

Steelworkers Vote is a targeted campaign before, during and beyond election campaigns to: 

What you can do:

Join the NDP