Courses

We offer courses in six main areas:
• Stewards
• Protecting Health, Safety and the Environment
• Developing Diverse Leadership
• Bargaining to Win
• Equality at Work
• Organizing and Mobilizing

Details on upcoming courses and how to register are listed based on where you live and work.

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Scholarships

The USW offers a number of scholarships for high school students, post-secondary students and Steelworker members.

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USW Family and Community Education Fund

The FCEF was created in 1989 with a mandate to provide educational programming aimed at Steelworker families, new and young activists, and our community partners. Contributing locals can apply for FCEF funding to host their own projects.

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Family Education Day

USW Family Education Day is a program that provides funding for locals to bring together USW members, their families and allies in the social justice movement for a day of education, culture and networking.  

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Summer Internships – Steelworker Summer

lworker Summer is a program of PAID Internships are open to young adults, 17-25 years of age, who are children or grandchildren of members or retired members of the United Steelworkers and actively enrolled in school.

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Featured resources

Stewards in Action forms

Forms
July 8, 2016
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Stewards in Action – tips, checklists and other helpful materials

Misc. Resources
July 8, 2016
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News

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REMINDER: USW District 3 Staff and Local Union Leadership Development Conference

October 28, 2022 | News Articles

There is still space available for local union leaders to attend our first-ever USW District 3 Staff and Local Union Leadership Development Conference taking place December 5-7, 2022 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan! The conference will include speakers and educational sessions for full-time union representatives at the National, District and Local Union level. Themes will include legal […]

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Steelworker Summer 2022—Safe at home in District 6

May 4, 2022 | News Articles

USW Local Unions who contribute to the Family & Community Education Fund are encouraged to apply to the Fund with a proposal to hire one or more students in the summer of 2022. Because pandemic conditions still prevent a Steelworker Summer program based in USW’s Canadian National Office or in the District 6 office, we’re […]

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USW District 6 Steelworker Summer 2022

May 4, 2022 | News Articles

Dear Steelworkers, It is my great pleasure to advise members and retirees of many USW locals across District 6 that their children and grandchildren can apply for a great summer job program this year. Steelworker Summer 2022 is a unique program offering young people a wonderful opportunity to gain employment and personal-development experience, while working […]

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More resources

2021 Survey Results Regarding the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Steelworkers

Reports
September 30, 2022
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More Details about the
Rudychuk Scholarship Placement Program

Misc. Resources
June 30, 2022
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Rudychuk Scholarship Placement Program

Facilitating Meetings

Booklets & Manuals • Research & Publications
June 30, 2022
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Dealing with Imposter Syndrome as a Steelworker Facilitator

Misc. Resources
June 30, 2022
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District 3 Education

Misc. Resources
June 29, 2022
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Online Learning

Booklets & Manuals • Reports
June 28, 2022
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USW Family Education Day
Application

Forms
June 28, 2022
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Application

David Ellis Scholarship

Misc. Resources
June 28, 2022
Click to view David Ellis Scholarship