United Steelworkers Announces Changes in Leadership

International President Leo W. Gerard among four USW leaders announcing retirements.

SOAR/ORME members stand in Solidarity with the locked out workers at ABI

The Grand Solidarity March held May 25 in Trois- Rivieres drew thousands of supporters from almost every union in Canada and leaders and supporters from across the world.

Solidarity March Supports Locked-Out ABI Workers

Wave of solidarity breaks out in Trois-Rivières as thousands demand negotiated resolution to ABI lockout.

Canadian and U.S. Steelworkers Rally at Hecla Mining AGM

Steelworkers and other members of the B.C. labour community will join striking miners from Idaho today in a demonstration at Hecla Mining Company's annual general meeting, to protest Hecla's anti-labour practices.

Glencore Must Back Up Its Goodwill Pledge to Locked-Out Workers

“Glencore’s New Brunswick employees should have the same rights, protections and working conditions as its other Canadian workers.”

United Steelworkers Welcomes Tariffs Deal, Urges Strong Measures to Protect Canadian Steel

“Our union pushed hard for these tariffs to be lifted. Now we need strong measures to stabilize our market and defend our steel sector from predatory foreign trade practices." - Ken Neumann

Steelworkers Disappointed with Vale as Voisey’s Bay Talks Break Off

"Vale's approach to date undermines the goal of achieving a settlement without conflict."

CFLPA and United Steelworkers Announce Strategic Alliance

The Canadian Football League Players’ Association (CFLPA) and the United Steelworkers (USW) today announced a ‘strategic alliance’ that will build a closer unity of purpose between the two associations.

Locked-Out ABI Workers Demonstrate at Alcoa Annual Meeting

USW tells shareholders: “Good business means respecting workers.”

Locked-Out Canadian Steelworkers Travel to Glencore AGM in Switzerland to Denounce Attacks on Rights

USW and global labour federation IndustriALL call on Glencore to end the lockout at Brunswick Smelter and resume negotiations.

Steelworkers Welcome Progress on Rights of B.C. Workers

The United Steelworkers (USW) union is pleased that the British Columbia government is making progress with changes to Employment Standards legislation and the Labour Relations Code that will modernize and advance the rights of workers in B.C.

Steelworkers on Parliament Hill to Put “Retirees First”

Steelworkers from across Canada are lobbying for a commitment to put protection for retired workers on the election platform of every political party.

Thousands of Canadian Steel Jobs at Risk as Trudeau Government Abandons Key Safeguards

“Thousands of jobs across the country are now at risk due to the Trudeau government’s failure to maintain safeguards protecting Canada’s steel sector.” - Ken Neumann

Day of Mourning

APRIL 28TH Day of Mourning - Close to 1,000 workers in Canada die on the job every year.

Glencore Smelter Lockout Culminates Years of Anti-Labour Hostility

Glencore locks out Brunswick Smelter employees in attempt to weaken health and safety and union representation.

Ken Neumann Statement on Asian Heritage Month 2019

May is Asian Heritage Month. It is a month to celebrate the contributions Asian Canadians have made to our union, our communities and our country. It is also a month to consider the struggle of Asian Canadians to achieve equality in this country.

Marty Warren Statement on Asian Heritage Month 2019

In May 2002, the Government of Canada signed an official declaration to designate May as Asian Heritage Month. Along with Districts 3 and 5, District 6 celebrates Asian History Month with all Steelworkers

Quebec Labour Minister Proposes Settlement in 15-Month ABI Lockout

USW Welcomes B.C. Government Review of WorkSafeBC Actions In Sawmill Explosions

The United Steelworkers' "Stop The Killing, Enforce The Law" campaign has been focused on lobbying governments at every level to protect the health and safety of all workers and ensuring that the Westray Law is applied when appropriate.

The United Steelworkers Dismisses Government Announcement and Renews Calls for Independent Ombudsperson

USW reacts angrily to appointment of a special advisor, without the powers of an effective ombudsperson, to address long-standing human rights concerns related to Canadian corporate behaviour overseas.