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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.
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.
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.
February 26, 2016 |
If passed, this law will stop the unfairness of employers using replacement workers during strikes and lockouts.
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.
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.
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.
December 14, 2015 |
Women's activism and involvement in the union had begun earlier, particularly during the feminist wave of the 1970s and 1980s.
November 5, 2015 |
In Ontario, full-time jobs with decent wages, benefits and retirement income are increasingly rare. In their place are too many low-paid, part-time jobs with minimal benefits or retirement income.
September 30, 2015 |
The Steelworkers Humanity Fund is making $100,000 available to sponsor Syrian refugees to Canada and contributing $40,000 to support Oxfam's emergency relief efforts for Burundian refugees.
August 4, 2015 |
The United Steelworkers is calling on the Canadian International Trade Tribunal to maintain duties on illegally dumped and subsidized rebar from China, South Korea and Turkey.
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