MEDIA ADVISORY - Steelworkers Seek Court Order to Stop U.S. Steel

HAMILTON, ON, Sept. 18 2015 /CNW/ - United Steelworkers (USW) representatives will hold a news conference today at 3 p.m. in Hamilton to address U.S. Steel's latest threats to its Canadian operations, workers and pensioners.


News conference to respond to U.S. Steel threats to Canadian operations, workers and pensioners


United Steelworkers Hall

1031 Barton Street East, Hamilton


3:00 p.m., Friday, September 18, 2015


Representatives of United Steelworkers District 6, USW Local 1005, USW Local 8782


"U.S. Steel has hit a new low with its latest threats to our Canadian operations and its obligations to our workers, pensioners and communities," said USW Ontario Director Marty Warren.

"We contend U.S. Steel's plans are illegal and we are urging the courts to stop them in their tracks," Warren said.

* NOTE: Out-of-town media can participate via teleconference. Dial-in numbers are as follows:

          USA/Canada (toll-free): 1-877-860-3058
          Toronto: + 1 647 426 9185
          Montreal: + 1 514 669 5924

          Guest Passcode: 752967#

SOURCE United Steelworkers (USW)

For further information: Tony DePaulo, Assistant to USW Ontario Director, 416-243-8792, 905-869-0760,; Gary Howe, President, USW Local 1005, 905-531-4078,; Bill Ferguson, President, USW Local 8782, 905-537-8782,; Bob Gallagher, USW Communications, 416-544-5966, 416-434-2221,


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