630 Steelworkers are on strike at Glencore’s Raglan Mine

Subcontracting and a lack of respect from the employer are at the heart of the dispute.

Lethbridge Starbucks workers file application to join Steelworkers union

The USW has filed an application with the Alberta Labour Relations Board (ALRB) for a union-certification vote on behalf of Starbucks workers at five stores in Lethbridge, Alta.

Transport minister wilfully ignorant to cause of airport security delays: Steelworkers union

Turning a blind eye to staff shortages does not help to find effective solutions to attract new screening officers and to retain those who are already trained and working.

Steelworkers union supports Canadian Football League Players’ Association, denounces league’s behaviour

“The United Steelworkers urges the CFL to return to the bargaining table and to commit to negotiating in good faith with its most-important asset – its players.” - Marty Warren

Saskatchewan Steelworkers back Carla Beck

The USW announces support for MLA Carla Beck in her campaign to become the leader of the Saskatchewan New Democrats.

Workers at Winnipeg’s Brenntag Canada Inc. vote to join the United Steelworkers

Workers at Brenntag Canada Inc., a chemical and ingredients distribution centre in Winnipeg, have voted overwhelmingly to join the USW.

Workers rally for members of locked out union

UW Local 2009 members who have been locked out of their jobs at UFCW 1518 for over a month are not letting employer tactics drive divides between workers – instead, they’re building solidarity with the members of the union that locked them out.

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.