Labour Day Message from USW District 3 Director Stephen Hunt

We are a family that looks out for another and fights together to build better communities and better lives for all.

Labour Day Message from USW District 6 Director Marty Warren: Fighting for Fairness

This Labour Day we are fighting to stop the unfairness and protect workers’ pensions. Labour Day message from USW District 6 Director Marty Warren.

Labour Day Message from Ken Neumann: How Unions Work to End Racism

In 2017, let’s make sure Labour Day is also about how unions work to end racism. Labour Day message from USW National Director Ken Neumann.

USW in Mediation Over Impasse in Evraz Negotiations

With a productive, hard-working workforce, Evraz doesn't need to attack benefits and working conditions of Steelworkers.

Four-Year Contract Extension Assures Tio Mine’s Viability

“This will ensure long-term continuity in the community of Havre-Saint-Pierre, which is very dependent on the company’s operations." - Local 4466 President Steeve Arsenault

USW Applauds Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's NDP Government for Commitment to Fix Workers' Compensation Board

The United Steelworkers is applauding Premier Rachel Notley and her government for creating an opportunity to fix the broken workers' compensation system in Alberta.

Calgary Steelworkers Respond To Evraz Attacks With 100% Strike Vote

Calgary – Members of United Steelworkers Local 6673 at Evraz Calgary have voted 100% in favour of strike action in response to the company’s outrageous concessionary demands.

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

On National Aboriginal Day 2017, we are less than a month away from our second National Workshop for Aboriginal Steelworkers.

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

Aboriginal people want the same kinds of things all Canadians want: a decent life for their families, respect, fair treatment, peace, safety. There’s a lot that binds us together across ancestries and cultures.

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Ontario’s Government Must Aim Higher

“There are some positive moves, but it has been 25 years since there have been major positive changes to these laws, so the government could and should have done more here.” – Marty Warren, USW Ontario Director.

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Strong Strike Vote by Steelworkers in Response to Evraz Attacks

Members of USW Local 5890 have voted 99.3% in favour of strike action in response to Evraz’s extreme concessionary demands. Evraz Regina Steelworkers have been without a contact for nearly a year.

Marty Warren Statement for Pride Month 2017

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

USW District 6 Submission Re:Bill 127

Ken Neumann Statement for Pride Month 2017

In June this year, Steelworkers from all across Canada join with LGBT 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.

USW Local 6166 on the Birch Tree Mine Closure Announcement

USW representatives were informed by Mark Scott that Birch Tree Mine would be put on care and maintenance by Oct 1, 2017. Birch Tree Mine is one of three operating mines in the operation.

Steelworkers Humanity Fund Contributes to Flood Relief in Quebec and Ontario

The Steelworkers Humanity Fund (SHF) is contributing to relief efforts to assist residents in Quebec and eastern Ontario affected by severe flooding this spring.

Ken Neumann Statement on Asian Heritage Month

May is Asian Heritage Month, an occasion to delve into the history of Asian Canadians and recognize the contributions Asian Canadians have made to our union, our communities and our country.

Marty Warren Statement on Asian Heritage Month

As Steelworkers we celebrate Asian History Month along with our Asian Canadian members in District 6, and, all other Asian Canadians in Canada.

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Steelworkers Launch Global Campaign Targeting Glencore, Noranda

The USW has launched a global campaign targeting Glencore and Noranda Income Fund in an effort to resolve a 2½-month strike at the CEZinc refinery near Montreal.

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Long-awaited Federal Commitment on Enforcing Workplace Fatality Law a Welcome Move Forward, says Steelworkers

Today’s statement by the federal justice and labour ministers for better enforcement of the “Westray Law” is welcome news on the Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job.