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Trudeau’s Broken Promises to Indigenous Canadians Theme of Steelworkers New Election Ads

Liberal broken promises particularly impactful in Indigenous communities – many Steelworkers are members of these communities and work in these areas.

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Following Labour Day Protest of Trudeau, Steelworkers Launch Election Ads

This week the USW starts running ads reminding everyday Canadians that the Liberal government has broken its promises and failed to make life affordable.

Labour Day 2019: Stand With Steelworkers!

Labour Day is not only a time to enjoy the last long weekend with family and friends, it’s also an important opportunity to reflect upon the achievements of union members to build a country where our hard work is respected and valued.

Solidarity Works – A Labour Day Message from Marty Warren

Labour Day is a celebration and a renewal of our resolve to fight back against unfairness.

Labour Day Solidarity – Message from USW National Director Ken Neumann

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike, a historic moment in our Canadian history when workers and broader society took action for better treatment and workers’ rights.

Steelworkers Enhance Community Fund for Wabush Retirees

“These investments will help to ensure the Community Fund can provide badly needed benefits as well as dignity to retirees.” - Marty Warren

Liberals Approve Exporting Good Canadian Steel Jobs to China

Trudeau handing China $42 billion of steel and construction jobs in Canada’s largest-ever project.

700 Workers Have Voted to Join the United Steelworkers

The United Steelworkers welcome 700 new members after several successful organizing victories in British Columbia and Saskatchewan.

Residents, Employees Benefit from United Steelworkers Settlement at Maxville Manor

“A decent contract means better employee retention and a generally healthier environment for everyone.” - Marty Warren

Trump's 'Buy America' Rules Are Harmful to Canada, But Could Have Been Avoided

Donald Trump signed the executive order requiring that 75% of the value of components must be sourced in the U.S., an increase from 50%.

Government of Canada Turns Back on Communities Harmed by Canadian Mining Overseas, Loses Trust of Canadian Civil Society

Today all fourteen civil society and labour union representatives of the government’s Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Body on Responsible Business Conduct Abroad (Advisory Body) tendered their resignations.

United Steelworkers Welcomes ‘Hot Edict’ of Western Forest Products

All affiliated unions of the BC Federation of Labour will no longer handle any of WFP’s wood products.

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Phase Two Unlocked: University Staff Achieve Milestone Towards New Pension Plan

University staff at three Ontario universities have reached another significant milestone towards the creation of a new defined-benefit pension, the University Pension Plan.

ABI Lockout Ends

Workers fought exemplary battle for rights, dignity and solidarity.

Westray Lessons Still Not Learned in Nova Scotia: Steelworkers’ Director Marty Warren

“No one, especially family members, should have to resort to filing a freedom-of-information request to find out the details of a loved one’s death.” - Marty Warren

Steelworkers’ Settlement at Long-Term Care Facility Improves Conditions, Wages and Benefits

“Our members are experiencing more and more stress as they deal with changing workloads, increased patient acuity and government austerity.” - Marty Warren

United Steelworkers Files Complaint with International Labour Organization Against Quebec Government

Premier François Legault’s interference in negotiations at ABI aluminum smelter violates ILO conventions and declarations, USW says.

USW Looks to Consult, Contribute to Solutions

Ken Neumann Statement on the MMIWG National Inquiry Final Report

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Steelworkers Humanity Fund Contributes $58,950 to Support Disaster Recovery Here and Abroad

The Steelworkers Humanity Fund has contributed $58,950 to support victims of natural and human-made disasters that have deeply impacted communities across the globe in 2019.

Ken Neumann’s Statement on the Occasion of June 21, National Indigenous Day

We’re watching the Senate and the federal government to see if they will pass Bill C-262 into law, so that Canada can adopt and implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.