The fifth anniversary of the 'industrial homicide' of 65 Mexican workers provides the backdrop for demonstrations in Canadian cities against Mexico's violent repression of labour and human rights.
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 indexed pensions received by retired Stelco workers are not gifts bestowed by a benevolent employer. They represent deferred income, fully earned by workers over decades of sacrifice.
Prohibited by Quebec law from recruiting scabs or “volunteer” replacement workers, a Thetford Mines hotel has negotiated a contract settlement with its unionized staff.
Vale’s latest “investment” announcement continues a public-relations campaign more concerned about image than providing net benefits to Canadian communities.
The federal government's decision to stop the sale of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan to BHP Billiton is a victory for public and political pressure, say United Steelworkers.
Last week's hostile takeover bid for the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (PCS) should raise a red flag for Canadians.
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.
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.