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  • Trump Tariffs Could Tip Canada into Recession, Trade Committee Told June 27, 2018
    Canada needs to stand its ground in its ongoing tariff fight with the United States, witnesses from steel companies, manufacturers and the steelworkers union warned MPs Tuesday as President Donald Trump continued to hint there could be more hurt to come. A parade of expert witnesses at a special meeting of the House of Commons […]
  • Sign the Petition for Domestic Worker Rights June 25, 2018
    Please join Steelworkers in Quebec in supporting the domestic workers’ rights campaign by the Centre for International Worker Solidarity (Centre international de solidarité ouvrière – CISO). It’s time for Canada to ratify the 2011 International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Domestic Workers Convention. “Domestic work continues to be undervalued and invisible and is mainly carried out by […]
  • Our Unity. Our Strength: 2018 USW District 3 Conference - October 30 to November 1, Kamloops, BC June 19, 2018
    TO:  USW District 3 Local Union Presidents and Recording/Financial Secretaries Dear Sisters and Brothers: Our Unity. Our Strength: 2018 USW District 3 Conference, October 30 to Nov 1 – Kamloops, BC USW District 3 will be holding its 2018 District Conference from October 30 to November 1, at the Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre […]
  • Canada Must Impose Retaliatory Tariffs Now: Ken Neumann on CBC June 14, 2018
  • Story of the Sears Bankruptcy June 14, 2018
    Watch this Radio-Canada documentary on the Sears bankruptcy, featuring an interview with Steelworker and NDP MP Scott Duvall on the theft of workers' hard-earned pensions in corporate bankruptcies. This is the story of corporate greed, legalized pension theft and a series of federal governments that allow it. CBC Radio-Canada Inquiry
  • News@6 Spring 2018 May 3, 2018
    In this issue: Marty's Message: From Bargaining to Politics, Members Making a Difference Ontario Election - In It To Win It Ontario Election - Steelworkers Vote Ontario Election - Steelworkers Run as Candidates Bargaining Successes Retirees First - Scott Duvall's End Pension Theft Campaign A New NAFTA Must Help Workers Power Up - D6 Conference […]
  • Ontario Steelworkers Talk to Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath May 3, 2018
    Thanks to Steelworkers from across Ontario for participating in our telephone town hall with Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and USW Ontario Director Marty Warren on April 30. Steelworkers got to hear from Andrea about her plan for a better Ontario – better hydro, better health care and better jobs. Members from across Ontario spoke […]
  • Accelerate! Accelerate! Said the Workers to Their Wages April 27, 2018
    The recent wage data provided by Statistics Canada, from their monthly Labour Force Survey (LFS), is encouraging. The data for March 2018 confirms the trend we began to see emerge in late 2017. After stagnating for much of 2016 and 2017, wage growth appears to be finally accelerating. For the sixth month in a row, […]
  • "Be More Than A Bystander” Training Already Making An Impression April 18, 2018
    It seems that every time you open a newspaper or turn on the six o’clock news these days, you’re surrounded by bad news. Whether it’s the chaotic sideshow of American politics or the latest political scandal here at home, it can make you deeply cynical about the state of our world. That’s why it’s even […]
  • Introducing Atkinson Foundation Podcast: Just Work It April 10, 2018
    The millennial generation spans two decades, 1981 to 2001. We all grew up with technology. The first wave grew up with personal computers, cell phones and video game systems. The second is known for their tablets, smartphones and apps. We have the edge over our parents and grandparents when it comes to communications, media and […]
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