SOAR International Executive Board Goes to Washington!

Four Canadian SOAR Board members joined with SOAR delegates to the Rapid Response conference in Washington, DC to lobby US House Representatives and Senators on issues important to working people and the USW on both sides of the border.

The Canadian Board members played a full part as delegates with USW District 1 on lobbying, speaking up eloquently and passionately from a Canadian perspective on all of the issues, namely Improving the new NAFTA 2, the Butch Lewis Act of 2019 (S.2254), Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act (HR 2474/S.1306) and Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (HR 1309/S.851).

We have since been advised that the US HOUSE of Representatives adopted with overwhelming bi-partisan support (HR 1309) on Nov 11, 2019. All in all a very successful and educational experience .

 

Press Inquiries

Thank You

Thank you for contacting us. We will try to get back to you in a timely manner.

Media Contacts

Communications Director:
Bob Gallagher
bgallagher@usw.ca
416-544-5966 or
416-434-2221

Communications Department:
Dominique Fontaine
commsupport@usw.ca
416-544-5991 

Communications Department - Québec
Clairandrée Cauchy
ccauchy@metallos.ca
514-774-4001 

Mailing Address

United Steelworkers
234 Eglinton Ave. E., 8th Floor
Toronto, ON M4P 1K7