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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.
Stop the killing and enforce the law, Steelworkers tell justice ministers
November 15, 2013
While politicians talk, 1,000 Canadians continue to be killed at work each year. It's time for real action to protect the safety of every worker in every province and territory.
Union blasts U.S. Steel shutdown, calls it ‘string of broken promises’
November 1, 2013
All Canadians should be worried about our federal government's lack of action on massive steel imports while letting our homegrown industry wither and die.
Steelworkers question uranium changes in Canada-E.U. deal
October 23, 2013
The Conservative government must come clean on reports that the European Union trade deal will remove foreign-ownership limits from Canada's uranium industry.
Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
Plea bargain in Vale mine deaths betrays workers, families
September 18, 2013
Damning evidence was uncovered that showed the deaths of Jason Chenier and Jordan Fram, like so many other injuries and fatalities in Ontario mines, were preventable.
Union Workers Ratify New Agreement at Toronto Plaza Hotel Ending 13-Week Strike
September 5, 2013
Members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 9466 have ratified a new two-year agreement at the Toronto Plaza Hotel thus ending a bitter 13-week strike.
Canada must stand up for human rights in Colombia
July 31, 2013
There are six specific areas in which the Government of Canada can make a significant, positive contribution.
Toronto hotel disparages striking workers as 'animals'
July 29, 2013
A Toronto hotel has branded its employees, a group of predominantly visible minority women, as "animals" for fighting to protect their modest pay and benefits.
Canadian Pension Plan divests from Excellon Resources
July 19, 2013
The United Steelworkers welcomes the decision by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to divest its entire holdings in Excellon Resources Inc.
Canada Pension Plan
Lobby your MP with this form to demand respect for the rights of First Nations
June 21, 2013
The government of Canada's ongoing lack of respect for Treaty Rights and for the human and democratic rights of First Nations and aboriginal people must be addressed.
Steelworkers pursue court challenge of RBC temporary worker plan
April 12, 2013
The United Steelworkers (USW) is legally challenging the federal government's approval for RBC and/or iGate to hire temporary foreign workers to replace existing employees.
temporary foreign worker program
Royal Bank and Canada
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