Strike provoked by Crown Holdings is symptomatic of austerity agenda and business model that foster income inequality.
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 Ontario government has decided to appoint an Industrial Inquiry Commission into an 18-month labour dispute in Toronto provoked by U.S.-based multinational Crown Holdings.
Four Toronto Steelworkers on strike for 18 months greeted surprised passengers by leafleting aboard the Carnival Ecstasy ship on a four-day Caribbean cruise last week.
A federal government serious about supporting Canadian jobs would apply some form of 'Buy Canada' provisions to multi-billion dollar, publicly funded infrastructure projects across the country.
The Supreme Court held that the freedom of association provision protects the right to strike, finding it an essential part of meaningful collective bargaining.
Ontario beer drinkers are being urged to join a growing boycott of beer cans produced by a union-busting American corporation.
Short jail terms for two corporate directors implicated in a workplace death are a step in the right direction but do not address the crying need to enforce the Criminal Code.
This holiday season support the Steelworkers and buy bottles and not cans!
Crown's decision to close its Montreal operation means cans will no longer be manufactured by unionized workers anywhere in Canada.
What are the realities of CETA: Threats to public services like the NHS to eroded worker rights to a world in which no institution is safe from the clutches of privatization.