The USW says Canada should not sign the USMCA until the U.S has removed tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum.
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.
Canadian families have been left in the lurch from concessions made to get a deal with the United States on a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement.
Joint statement from Ken Neumann, United Steelworkers National Director for Canada and Leo W. Gerard, USW International President, on the status of North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiation.
The campaign estimates that almost 150,000 workers in Canada are employed as domestic workers. Support women workers, migrant workers and join the Quebec Steelworkers solidarity campaign.
There is no justification, either on economic or national security grounds, for the imposition of U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, says the United Steelworkers (USW).
The recent wage data provided by Statistics Canada, from their monthly Labour Force Survey (LFS), is encouraging. However, it is important not to overstate the acceleration evident in the recent data.
The United Steelworkers (USW), which represents thousands of workers of Indigenous ancestry is appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Northern and Indigenous Affairs to support Bill C-262.
To be truly progressive, however, a trade deal needs strong, enforceable provisions on key issues such as labour rights and environmental standards.
Canada is not among the “bad actors” engaged in unfair trade and dumping of aluminum and steel into the United States and must be excluded from potential U.S. tariffs and quotas.
Compelling evidence from Canadian union members is being cited as a key factor in a federal government ruling that defends domestic manufacturing jobs and imposes anti-dumping duties on foreign steel.