Telus regards itself as a good employer in the global south, including the Philippines, but the USW and Philippine labour groups will put that assertion to the test.
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.
Steelworkers are leading a labour movement campaign to compel Quebec's Liberal government to actually adopt its own policy on pension fairness for young workers.
Workers want details of a 2011 deal that ended a federal government lawsuit over U.S. Steel's failure to fulfil the terms of another secret deal that allowed the takeover of the former Stelco in 2007.
Canadian unions and organizations around the world are calling on governments to not recognize the right-wing coup in Brazil led by Michel Temer.
McIntyre Powder was used between 1943-1979 in mines and other industries. The theory, eventually proved false, was that inhaling the powder would protect workers' lungs.
The devastating Fort McMurray fires have been heartbreaking to watch. The Steelworkers Humanity Fund will contribute $40,000 to Fort McMurray fire relief to help rebuild what was lost.
Canadian women had to work all of 2015 AND up to April 19, 2016 just to earn as much as the average male worker did in the 12 months of 2015.
The former Conservative government, supported by the Liberals, five years ago promised that ordinary Colombians' lives would vastly improve under free trade. Steelworkers show how wrong they were.
If passed, this law will stop the unfairness of employers using replacement workers during strikes and lockouts.
We need more good jobs. Our communities need a reliable tax base to fund schools and parks. Our seniors need to know that their pensions and benefits are secure. Let’s rally together for steel.