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.

Ontario government must fulfill promises to injured workers, families: United Steelworkers

“Promises and pretty words are meaningless if they are not promptly followed by concrete measures to help injured workers and their families.”

Steelworkers ratify new contract at Teck’s Highland Valley Copper

Members of the United Steelworkers Local 7619 at Teck’s Highland Valley Copper (HVC) Operations ratified a five-year collective agreement late Friday night after an 81.2% vote in favour of the new contract.

Steelworkers: Saskatchewan workers win big as union certification goes electronic

In a historic decision, the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board (LRB) has ruled workers in the province can now join a union by signing an electronic union membership card.

United Steelworkers statement on 10th anniversary of Babine sawmill explosion

Ten years ago, on January 20, 2012, two workers went to work at the Babine Forest Products sawmill near Burns Lake, B.C., and didn’t return home to their families. Twenty other workers were seriously injured.

Calgary Chinook Centre Starbucks workers file application to join Steelworkers union

The United Steelworkers union (USW) has filed an application with the Alberta Labour Relations Board (ALRB) on behalf of Starbucks workers at the Chinook Centre in Calgary.

Alexa McDonough was a hero – United Steelworkers

The USW pays tribute to the memory and solidarity of Alexa McDonough, who, as leader of the federal New Democratic Party (1995-2003), was instrumental in the unanimous passing of the Westray Bill.

ADT Calgary call-centre workers join the United Steelworkers

ADT Security by TELUS call-centre workers in Calgary have voted to join the United Steelworkers (USW) union.