Long-promised changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program announced fall short of protecting good jobs for Canadians and will leave low-wage workers in the same vulnerable position as before.
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 is reminding thousands of travel agents in the United States and Canada to act cautiously and responsibly by making their clients fully aware of potential risks.
A legal defence fund has been launched to help pay costs to be incurred by railway workers charged in connection with last year's tragedy in Lac-Mégantic.
The Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) must be replaced, while temporary workers already in Canada should be eligible for open work permits so they can keep their current jobs or seek employment.
Union members from several countries attended the meeting to seek answers for labour troubles at several of Crown’s global operations.
Forty years ago, on April 18, several hundred miners in Elliot Lake, Ont., held an illegal wildcat strike over unsafe working conditions.
An online letter writing campaign is calling on Premier Kathleen Wynne "to stand on the side of Ontario workers and the next generation and not multinational corporations."
Despite seven inhospitable months on a picket line, a group of Toronto workers has voted 117-1 against American manufacturing giant Crown Holdings' attacks on their living standards.
Beverage and food producers receiving cans from Crown Holdings' Toronto factory should be wary of potential supply and quality problems, the United Steelworkers warns.
More than 1,000 workers each year are killed at work, but police and prosecutors are not utilizing the Westray amendments that hold corporations, their directors and executives criminally accountable.