Canadian unions and organizations around the world are calling on governments to not recognize the right-wing coup in Brazil led by Michel Temer.
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.
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.
The 3.5 year jail sentence for a construction manager found guilty of criminal negligence in the 2009 deaths of four workers is a victory for advocates of corporate criminal accountability.
2015 was a rocky year for jobs, and trends show 2016 could be even worse without government action. The Canadian Labour Congress cautions that our medium-term economic situation is still precarious.
Women's activism and involvement in the union had begun earlier, particularly during the feminist wave of the 1970s and 1980s.