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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, 2014 |
Forty years ago, on April 18, several hundred miners in Elliot Lake, Ont., held an illegal wildcat strike over unsafe working conditions.
April 9, 2014 |
An online letter writing campaign is calling on Premier Kathleen Wynne "to stand on the side of Ontario workers and the next generation and not multinational corporations."
March 26, 2014 |
Despite seven inhospitable months on a picket line, a group of Toronto workers has voted 117-1 against American manufacturing giant Crown Holdings' attacks on their living standards.
March 19, 2014 |
Beverage and food producers receiving cans from Crown Holdings' Toronto factory should be wary of potential supply and quality problems, the United Steelworkers warns.
March 14, 2014 |
More than 1,000 workers each year are killed at work, but police and prosecutors are not utilizing the Westray amendments that hold corporations, their directors and executives criminally accountable.
March 7, 2014 |
The 500,000-member Congress of Union Retirees of Canada is endorsing a boycott of Carnival Cruises to protest the role of Carnival's chief executive in a six-month labour dispute in Toronto.
March 5, 2014 |
Human rights are hard-won things. And once we gain them, we have to work to keep them.
February 21, 2014 |
Toronto and York Region Labour Council delegates voted unanimously to boycott Carnival Corporation cruises until the nearly six-month long labour dispute at Crown Holding is resolved.
February 14, 2014 |
The United Steelworkers now has an official home on the web for its campaign against Crown Holdings Inc. at www.takebacksnomore.ca.
February 5, 2014 |
Municipal councils are leaders in their respective communities. With so many fatalities across the country, enforcing the Westray Law is clearly an issue for municipal councils to endorse.
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