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.

Cliffs Pensioners, Former Workers Recover 60% of Pension Shortfall

“Our union fought relentlessly alongside former workers and pensioners and this struggle has finally paid off.” - Marty Warren

Steelworkers’ Solidarity Produces Tentative Agreements at Algoma

The Steelworkers union and our members in Sault Ste. Marie have stood in solidarity since 2015 to demand fairness and dignity for working families affected by Algoma’s bankruptcy protection process.

· Media Release

Locked-out ABI workers protest Alcoa AGM in Pittsburgh

Locked-out Quebec Steelworkers drove for more than 15 hours from Bécancour to be heard by Alcoa shareholders and to denounce an “absurd” lockout.

Ken Neumann Statement on Asian Heritage Month

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

In May, District 6 celebrates Asian Heritage Month with all Steelworkers.

Irish Workers Slam Great-West Lifeco for Pension Scheme Closure

“Platinum pensions for executives, poverty pensions for workers.”

· The Huffington Post

Without Safeguards, NAFTA Will Be a Bad Deal

There are numerous ways Canadian negotiators can ensure a revised NAFTA protects middle-class Canadians from unfair trade practices.

· Ottawa Citizen

The Body Count from Workplace Death Is Greater than Reported

Ottawa Citizen op-ed column by Ken Neumann and Steven Bittle: Day of Mourning must be catalyst for transformative change.

· Letter to Steelworkers

Day of Mourning 2018

This April 28th, the National Day of Mourning, our union must once again reflect on the continuing tragedy in workplaces.

Bill to Guarantee Indigenous Rights in Canadian Laws Will Benefit Thousands of Union Members: Steelworkers

“The adoption of Bill C-262 will be a powerful affirmation of Canada’s collective desire to do better and engage in genuine reconciliation with First Peoples.” - Ken Neumann

Operating in the Dark: Mark’s, Sport Chek Can Do Better

Five years after the Rana Plaza tragedy, Canadian retailers like Mark’s and Sport Chek continue to operate in the dark and hide from public scrutiny.

Efforts to Save Hamilton Specialty Bar Fall Short

“It’s hard to accept because if it wasn’t for mismanagement and secrecy by the previous ownership, this plant could still be open.”

ABI Lockout Costs Alcoa, Rio Tinto $150 Million – and Counting

“Just how much is Alcoa willing to lose before getting back to the bargaining table?” - Local 9700 President Clément Masse

USW to Hear from Taxi Drivers and Community after Violent Attack

A taxi driver from Regina Cabs is recovering from multiple stab wounds to the throat, chest and stomach after a violent attack on Friday morning, April 13. The driver remains in critical condition

Unionized Tim Hortons Employees to Obtain First Contract

“These workers showed tremendous courage and patience in standing up to an industry giant.”

Stronger, Decisive Action Needed to Defend Canadian Steel, Aluminum

"The government must immediately do more to address the impending surge of illegal imports that will no doubt invade our market in coming months." - Ken Neumann

Steelworkers Denounce Dropping of Lac-Mégantic Criminal Case Against MMA

“The result is that those who are truly responsible get away without facing any formal charges, any prosecution or any judgment.”

Steelworkers Ratify New Deal at Historic Haley Division, Magellan Aerospace

Collective agreement guarantees improvements in seniority, health and safety, scheduling and pensions, with wage increases averaging 5.5% over three years.