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Idle No More
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.
Workplace safety fight far from over
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.
health and safety
'Where Have You Been?' Young workers' campaign asks Premier
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."
Canadian labour movement
Seven months on picket line, Toronto workers vote 117-1 against U.S. company’s contract offer
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.
Be wary of quality, supply problems with cans manufactured by Crown Holdings
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.
Sign the petition to stop the killing and enforce the law
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.
health and safety
500,000 member retirees’ group joins Carnival Cruise boycott
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.
International Women's Day 2014
March 5, 2014
Human rights are hard-won things. And once we gain them, we have to work to keep them.
International women's day
Steelworkers applaud boycott of Carnival Cruises by Canada's largest labour council
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.
Carnival Cruise Lines
New Steelworkers website escalates 'Take Backs No More' campaign against Crown Holdings
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.
Sault council unanimously supports Stop the Killing, Enforce the Law campaign
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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