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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.
Essar Global's elimination from industry restructuring 'potentially devastating': steelworkers
June 28, 2016
The U.S. Steel Canada (USSC) board of directors has reportedly rejected Essar Global as a bidder for USSC, which has been operating under creditor protection since 2014.
US steel Canada
USW and Philippine labour association to assess Telus in Philippines
June 24, 2016
Telus regards itself as a good employer in the global south, including the Philippines, but the USW and Philippine labour groups will put that assertion to the test.
Banning two-tier pensions
June 10, 2016
Steelworkers are leading a labour movement campaign to compel Quebec's Liberal government to actually adopt its own policy on pension fairness for young workers.
Canada Pension Plan
No Government or corporate accountability in U.S. Steel covert deals, say Steelworkers, NDP
June 3, 2016
Workers want details of a 2011 deal that ended a federal government lawsuit over U.S. Steel's failure to fulfil the terms of another secret deal that allowed the takeover of the former Stelco in 2007.
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.
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