An agreement with Vale on the terms of a bad faith bargaining complaint removes the last obstacle to the USW conducting ratification votes on July 7 and 8 in Sudbury, Ontario.
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.
The United Steelworkers and Los Mineros of Mexico are creating a commission to explore a unified union representing one million industrial workers in Mexico, Canada, U.S. and the Caribbean.
Canadians have missed out on approximately 66,000 jobs because the federal government has failed to match the U.S. in renewable energy investments, according to Blue Green Canada.
The recently negotiated agreement between Xstrata Nickel and CAW 598 reconfirms Vale Inco's responsibility to resume bargaining in good faith with USW 6500 members.
Members of Unite the Union picketed Nov. 9 outside a Deutsche Bank metals conference in the City of London.
The announcement by the Ontario government outlining the regulations of the Green Energy Act is a real missed opportunity for creating clean energy manufacturing jobs in Ontario, say Steelworkers.
In the largest gathering of international labour leaders northern Ontario has ever seen, leaders representing more than 150 million workers will rally Saturday for Vale Inco strikers.
Ministers Kenney and Finley must ensure that Vale Inco not be permitted to bring in temporary foreign workers during the strikes in Sudbury, Port Colborne and Voisey’s Bay.
Having actively disparaged Sudbury and having made comments that indicate he sides with the company, Industry Minister Tony Clement should immediately resign his portfolio, say striking mine workers.
Workers Uniting, the world’s first global union, is celebrating a major victory in a Bangladesh factory that formerly beat workers and forced them to work seven days a week.