Long airport lineups cause public outcry, Whitehorse workers deserve better

Recent long lineups at airports are causing a public outcry to fix security screening services at the Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport.

Long airport lineups cause public outcry, Abbotsford workers deserve better

Recent long lineups at B.C. airports are causing a public outcry to fix security screening services at the Abbotsford International Airport.

United Steelworkers honour Westray disaster 30 years later, push for enforcement of law

In the early morning hours of May 9, 1992, an explosion ripped through the Westray coal mine in Plymouth, N.S. The explosion took the lives of 26 miners and forever changed the lives of the people of Plymouth and many surrounding communities.

B.C. workers condemn union as UFCW 1518 staff shore up support with a petition demanding an end to lockout

It’s been three weeks since UFCW 1518 made a shockingly anti-labour decision to lock out its staff. Now the union’s own rank-and-file members are speaking out against the decision and asking their elected representatives to return to the bargaining table.

United Steelworkers statement on 10th anniversary of Lakeland Mills explosion

Ten years ago, on April 23, 2012, two dozen workers were on shift at the Lakeland Mills sawmill in Prince George, B.C., when a fatal explosion and fire ripped through the mill. Two workers were killed while 22 others were left injured.

Valley Manor long-term care workers still seeking a fair deal

Long-term care workers who have endured enormous challenges throughout the COVID-19 pandemic continue to mobilize to improve conditions for staff and residents.

Federal budget answers Steelworkers’ call to defend Canadian jobs

Changes will give Canadian workers better ability to fight unfair trade practices.

Federal budget must support workers, strengthen Canada: United Steelworkers union

Federal budget must secure a stronger economy that will create jobs and support people across Canada.

‘Racing against the clock’

An urgent quest is under way to find former miners and families entitled to potentially life-changing compensation for industrial disease.

Steelworkers urge all-party support for NDP bills to protect people and the planet

“These two ground-breaking bills are a progressive response to a recurring pattern of violations of workers’ rights and human rights linked to Canadian companies.” - Marty Warren

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Big gains for workers in Liberal-NDP agreement: Steelworkers

“This is a triumph by the NDP. To get the Liberals to agree to bring in anti-scab legislation, dental care and pharmacare – all things the Liberals have repeatedly voted against – is a big deal,” said Marty Warren, USW National Director.

Quebec Steelworkers win strike at ArcelorMittal

Four-week labour dispute ends with “great victory for solidarity.”

Good contract for Steelworkers at Rio Tinto Fer et Titane

Four-year agreement brings several gains and will add $11 million to local economy.

Steelworkers Humanity Fund contributes $40,000 in support of Ukrainian refugees

Funds from United Steelworkers’ Canadian members will support humanitarian needs in Ukraine and surrounding countries.

Steelworkers support measures aimed to help Ukraine

The Canadian government must take swift action to support the Ukrainian people and to protect the livelihoods of Canadian workers.

New Canadian leadership pledges to build on United Steelworkers union’s legacy

USW leaders pledge renewed fight "for change that makes life better for workers and that builds stronger communities."

Workers at Foothills Forest Products join the United Steelworkers

Sawmill workers at Foothills Forest Products have voted to join the United Steelworkers union (USW) Local 1-207.

Uranium miner’s daughter “breaks the trail” for victims of toxic aluminum dust “treatment”

Decade-long campaign led by the daughter of a deceased uranium miner has led to victory for workers subjected to aluminum dust inhalation “treatments” in their jobs.

Alexandria long-term care workers seek fair deal

“This is a gross injustice for workers who have spent the last two years struggling with the toll that COVID-19 has inflicted on them and on the residents in their care.”

USW supports Los Mineros strike against Canadian miner

The United Steelworkers union stands in solidarity with the members of Section 333 of the Los Mineros, led by Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, who are on strike against Americas Gold and Silver, a Canadian mining company.