Unions are essential to protecting and advancing workers’ rights. No matter where you work there are always opportunities for improvement – unions use the collective force of all workers to make workplaces more effective. Union organizing takes time, patience and dedication.

Luckily, the United Steel Workers have come up with a quick guide to starting a union, complete with all the legal resources you might need, no matter what province you’re in.

For a more in-depth look at workplace organizing, the Communications, Energy and Paper workers Union of Canada has created a detailed guide to organizing in any work place.

To learn more about union organizing, contact a United Steelworkers Organizer!