Vale Tables New Concessionary Offer that Falls Short, Benefit Cuts Remain

Steelworkers bargaining committee recommends rejection of contract offer as Vale renews demands for concessions from 2,500 striking workers in Sudbury.


Steelworkers, NorSask Forest Achieve Groundbreaking Recognition and Reconciliation Language in Five-year Agreement

The United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1-184 and NorSask Forest Products have concluded a groundbreaking, five-year collective bargaining agreement for members at the sawmill’s operation, 256 kilometres northwest of Prince Albert, Sask.

Quebec Steelworkers Win New Contract, Strike Ends at ArcelorMittal

Four-year agreement expected to increase local economic spin-offs by 14% annually.

Tentative Agreement Reached in Strike at ArcelorMittal Quebec Operations

Ratification meetings will be held over the next few days for 2,500 striking members of five United Steelworkers’ locals.

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Pandemic Profiteers Must Pay Workers Fairly: United Steelworkers

“Companies like Rexplas and many other pandemic profiteers are hoarding wealth and it’s disgusting. It’s time for Rexplas to return to the bargaining table and negotiate a fair contract that doesn’t start with zero.” – USW District 6 Director Marty Warren

Steelworkers, Vale Resume Negotiations as Strike Begins in Sudbury

“Our members have given us a strong mandate and sent Vale a clear message to get back to the bargaining table to negotiate a fair deal.”

Steelworkers Urge Federal MPs to Protect Pensioners and Workers in Bankruptcies

“This is an opportunity to get this issue resolved before the next election.”

Quebec Steelworkers Join Marathon Labour Demonstration Against Bill 59

ArcelorMittal strikers among workers converging on Quebec City to oppose cuts to health and safety protections.

Impasse Persists at ArcelorMittal, Strike Continues

A strike by 2,500 Steelworkers continues at ArcelorMittal facilities in Fermont and Port-Cartier.

United Steelworkers Win Eight-Week Strike at Magellan Aerospace

A new collective agreement includes wage increases, pension and benefit improvements, as well as better working conditions.

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Union Coalition Representing Majority of Chartwell Workers Calls for Ouster of Board Chair Mike Harris

On the eve of annual meeting, Union coalition representing majority of Chartwell workers calls for ouster of board chair Mike Harris. The vote against Harris should be part of a broader reform in long-term care.

Laura Drennan Wins 2021 USWCares Jefferson Award for District 3

United Steelworkers (USW) member Laura Drennan of Logan Lake, B.C., has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 USWCares Jefferson Award for Western Canada for her long-time community service.

Steelworkers in Montreal and Montérégie Pledge Solidarity to ArcelorMittal Strikers

“We stand in solidarity with the people of the North and will support them financially throughout this dispute.”

In Near-Unanimous Vote, Steelworkers Reject ArcelorMittal Contract Offer, Begin Strike

“This company has really been squeezing these workers and it must start to show some renewed respect to those who generate the profits.”

Steelworkers Mourn Loss of Two Members

Union calls on Ministry of Labour to conduct immediate and thorough review of workplace health and safety program.

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The Steelworkers Humanity Fund Provides $5,000 to Support Victims of COVID-19 in India

Confronted with the critical situation in India, the Steelworkers Humanity Fund has provided emergency funds totalling $5,000 to Oxfam-Quebec to strengthen the COVID-19 humanitarian response, and to support economic stimulus.


Steelworkers Assist Evacuations at Seniors Care Facility in St. Albert

A fire ripped through the Citadel Mews in St. Albert, Alta., on Thursday night, causing extensive fire, smoke and water damage. Steelworkers along with first responders and volunteers safely evacuated 129 residents at Citadel Care Centre in under 45 min.

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Steelworkers Honour the 29th Anniversary of the Westray Mine Disaster

Twenty-nine years later, the Steelworkers union continues to fight for employers to be held criminally responsible for workplace injuries and death.

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ADVISORY: Solidarity Rally for Striking Steelworkers at Richards Packaging

Steelworkers on strike against Rexplas will rally at parent company Richards Packaging on Monday, to pressure Rexplas to bargain a fair contract.

Quebec Steelworkers Reject ArcelorMittal Contract Offer

"We are reaching out to the employer to get back to the table and negotiate an improved offer to address the members’ concerns."