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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.
Two-Tier System Hurts Taxi Workers
November 29, 2016
The Quebec government is allowing Uber to legally operate in Quebec on a one-year trial basis. During the trial period, Uber drivers will not have the same restrictions and rules as taxi drivers.
Operation backpack 2016
September 8, 2016
For this year's seventh annual Operation backpack 2016, steelworkers gathered at ArcelorMittal's Hamilton East plant and filled 1,000 backpacks with school supplies for students.
Steelworkers welcome CBSA investigation into illegal dumping of rebar
August 26, 2016
Belarus, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, Portugal and Spain are all being investigated for illegal dumping of rebar on the Canadian market.
Canada Border Services
Colombia human rights assessment sneaks past parliamentary scrutiny
July 27, 2016
The Liberals’ first Human Rights Impact Assessment Report on Colombia, tabled Wednesday to an empty House of Commons, remains as meaningless as those tabled by the previous government.
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
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