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Members of the United Steelworkers work in every sector of Canada’s economy in every kind of job.The union is proud of its great diversity.
Canadian organizations condemn Parliamentary coup in Brazil
May 27, 2016
Canadian unions and organizations around the world are calling on governments to not recognize the right-wing coup in Brazil led by Michel Temer.
Stop the injustice against victims of McIntyre Powder
May 20, 2016
McIntyre Powder was used between 1943-1979 in mines and other industries. The theory, eventually proved false, was that inhaling the powder would protect workers' lungs.
workers health and safety
Fort McMurray emergency fire appeal
May 13, 2016
The devastating Fort McMurray fires have been heartbreaking to watch. The Steelworkers Humanity Fund will contribute $40,000 to Fort McMurray fire relief to help rebuild what was lost.
Fort McMurray fire
Fort McMurray Wildfire
Close the gender wage gap: Ken Neumann statement for Equal Pay Day
April 18, 2016
Canadian women had to work all of 2015 AND up to April 19, 2016 just to earn as much as the average male worker did in the 12 months of 2015.
Equal Pay Day
gender wage gap
The Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement and the future of peace and prosperity in Colombia
April 5, 2016
The former Conservative government, supported by the Liberals, five years ago promised that ordinary Colombians' lives would vastly improve under free trade. Steelworkers show how wrong they were.
Steelworkers welcome NDP bill for worker fairness
February 26, 2016
If passed, this law will stop the unfairness of employers using replacement workers during strikes and lockouts.
Call to action: Steelworkers rally January 30
January 25, 2016
We need more good jobs. Our communities need a reliable tax base to fund schools and parks. Our seniors need to know that their pensions and benefits are secure. Let’s rally together for steel.
Jail time for Metron construction manager a precedent-setting victory
January 18, 2016
The 3.5 year jail sentence for a construction manager found guilty of criminal negligence in the 2009 deaths of four workers is a victory for advocates of corporate criminal accountability.
death on the job
Canada needs a job creation and just transition plan
January 11, 2016
2015 was a rocky year for jobs, and trends show 2016 could be even worse without government action. The Canadian Labour Congress cautions that our medium-term economic situation is still precarious.
Celebrating 25 years of Women of Steel
December 14, 2015
Women's activism and involvement in the union had begun earlier, particularly during the feminist wave of the 1970s and 1980s.
Canadian labour movement
Women of Steel
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