· Media Release

Everyone Loses from Alcoa’s Lockout at ABI Smelter

Each month of the lockout is depriving Alco and Rio Tinto – co-owners of the ABI smelter – CAN$85 million in revenues (US$66 million) and CAN$26 million (US$20 million) in profits, the USW says.

Steelworkers Win First Contract Victory at Power Precast Solutions

New contract guarantees significant wage increases, benefits, seniority and improved hours of work.

Steelworkers Call on New Ontario Government to “Stop the Killing and Enforce the Law” – Now

“It is far too late for excuses. We are calling on the Ontario government to step up and enforce the law – for the people.” - Marty Warren

Employer’s New Demands Impede Settlement in ABI Lockout

Locked-out workers overwhelmingly endorse their union bargaining committee as ABI makes new demands for concessions.

Canadian Counter-Tariff Measures and Industry/Community Supports a Good First Step

"It is important the community/workers support measures are implemented immediately and extend as long as necessary." – Ken Neumann

Labour Rights Repression by Tenaris Leads to Hunger Strike

USW echoes international condemnation of trade union repression by multinational steel producer Tenaris in Colombia.

Newfoundland Commitment to Criminally Investigate Workplace Deaths and Injuries Must Be Matched Across Canada

“This is a significant development that sends a strong message to employers about their responsibility to provide safe workplaces.” - Ken Neumann

Liberals’ Corporate-Friendly TPP Trade Deal Will Kill Canadian Jobs, Increase Inequality

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is another corporate-friendly trade deal that will kill tens of thousands of Canadian jobs, increase inequality and worsen global environmental challenges.

Landmark Labour Law Reforms in Quebec Ban Two-Tier Pensions, Benefits

Steelworkers led relentless campaign to end discrimination against young workers.

Steelworkers Urge Swift Action on Canada’s Retaliatory Tariffs, Support for Workers

The Canadian government must act swiftly to impose retaliatory tariffs on U.S. imports and to support Canadian workers and communities affected by U.S. tariffs.

· RadioLabour

U.S. Tariffs on Canadian Steel, Aluminum 'Wrongheaded:' Ken Neumann

USW National Director Ken Neumann appears on RadioLabour to denounce “wrongheaded” Trump tariffs.

Ken Neumann’s statement on the occasion of June 21, National Aboriginal Day

What a nice gift just in advance of National Aboriginal Day 2018: NDP MP Romeo Saganash’s bill to adopt and implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples passed in the House of Commons!

Marty Warren statement on the occasion of June 21, National Aboriginal Day

As we celebrate National Aboriginal Day this year, take a moment away from the festivities to email or phone your Member of Parliament.

Ken Neumann Pride 2018 Statement

In June this year, Steelworkers from all across Canada join with LGBTQ2S+ communities to celebrate Pride Month. As a union dedicated to social justice, we have always supported equality-seeking groups in our union, our workplaces, and in society.

Marty Warren Pride 2018 Statement

In June this year, Steelworkers from all across Canada join with LGBTQ2S+ communities to celebrate Pride Month.

Ontario Steelworkers Endorse Andrea Horwath and the NDP

“Andrea Horwath and her team of NDP candidates are the best choice for workers in this June 7 election.” - Marty Warren

Unjustified U.S. Tariffs on Canadian Steel, Aluminum Will Harm Jobs, Economy in Both Countries

“Imposing tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum risks harming the U.S. and Canadian economies and threatens thousands of jobs in both countries.” - Ken Neumann

Labrador Steelworkers Ratify 5-Year Contract with IOC

New collective agreements include increases in medical benefit coverage, wages and pensions, as well as other improvements.

KL Gold’s Hostile Tactics Thwart Workers’ Bid to Join Union

“Labour laws in Ontario and the enforcement of those laws are inadequate to prevent employers from interfering in the fundamental rights of workers to organize a union.” - Marty Warren

Student Workers Win Landmark Discrimination Case Against ABI Smelter

Company will no longer be able to discriminate against student workers and must compensate former employees.