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Oct 17, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Sudbury Town Hall to Assess Impact of Home-Care Workers' Lockout/

SUDBURY, ON, Oct. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Home-care workers and patients, as well as community leaders and members of the public are expected to attend a town hall Thursday to discuss the impact of a...


Oct 16, 2019, 12:51 ET Media Advisory - Sudbury Town Hall to Assess Impact of Home-Care Workers' Lockout

SUDBURY, ON, Oct. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Home-care workers and patients, as well as community leaders and members of the public are expected to attend a town hall Thursday to discuss the impact of a...


Oct 09, 2019, 14:03 ET Sudbury Airport Security Guards Join Steelworkers

SUDBURY, ON, Oct. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Employees providing security and customer services at the Greater Sudbury Airport have joined the United Steelworkers (USW) union. The employees of A.S.P. Security...


Oct 04, 2019, 14:34 ET Aramark Employees in Labrador City Join United Steelworkers

LABRADOR CITY, NL, Oct. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Labrador City employees of Aramark, the giant U.S.-based food services and facilities provider, have voted to join the United Steelworkers (USW) union. The...


Sep 30, 2019, 10:56 ET Steelworkers Humanity Fund Contributes $5,000 to Support Victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas

TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The Steelworkers Humanity Fund is contributing $5,000 to help survivors of hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. According to the President of the Steelworkers Humanity...


Sep 27, 2019, 15:45 ET Five Fatalities at One Factory is Five Too Many: Steelworkers

TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Marty Warren, the United Steelworkers' (USW) Ontario/Atlantic Director, says this week's fifth gruesome fatality of a temporary agency worker at Fiera Foods Group's...


Sep 26, 2019, 10:57 ET Steelworkers Support and Applaud Climate Day of Action

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - "The United Steelworkers (USW) stands in solidarity with the youth of the world, Indigenous peoples as well as many in the global south, who are facing the complete...


Sep 26, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - * Change of Venue Notice: Ceremony Will Commemorate Sudbury Workers Killed by Occupational Disease/

SUDBURY, ON, Sept. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - A memorial ceremony will be held at the United Steelworkers Conference Centre in Sudbury on Thursday, Sept. 26, to commemorate workers whose deaths were caused by...


Sep 25, 2019, 17:59 ET Media Advisory - * Change of Venue Notice: Ceremony Will Commemorate Sudbury Workers Killed by Occupational Disease

SUDBURY, ON, Sept. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - A memorial ceremony will be held at the United Steelworkers Conference Centre in Sudbury on Thursday, Sept. 26, to commemorate workers whose deaths were caused by...


Sep 25, 2019, 08:00 ET Ceremony Will Commemorate Sudbury Workers Killed by Occupational Disease

SUDBURY, ON, Sept. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - A memorial ceremony will be held at Leo Gerard Workers' Memorial Park in Greater Sudbury on Thursday, Sept. 26, to commemorate workers whose deaths were caused by...


Sep 24, 2019, 06:00 ET Locked-Out New Brunswick Workers Build Solidarity in Colombia

BELLEDUNE, NB, Sept. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - A United Steelworkers (USW) delegation representing locked-out Brunswick Smelter employees will be in Colombia this week to build international labour solidarity ...


Sep 18, 2019, 15:04 ET United Steelworkers Ratify New Contract with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

CHALK RIVER, ON, Sept. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Marty Warren, Ontario/Atlantic Director of the United Steelworkers union (USW), announced Wednesday that technicians and technologists at Canadian Nuclear...


Sep 17, 2019, 14:30 ET United Steelworkers Responds to B.C. Government Forest Worker Announcement

BURNABY, BC, Sept. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The United Steelworkers (USW) is responding to the British Columbia government's announcement for forest workers impacted by mill closures and curtailments in the...


Sep 06, 2019, 12:32 ET Trudeau's Broken Promises to Indigenous Canadians Theme of Steelworkers New Election Ads

Liberal broken promises particularly impactful in Indigenous communities – many Steelworkers are members of these communities and work in these areas. TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The United...


Sep 05, 2019, 15:09 ET Another Devastating Sawmill Closure Reinforces Urgent Need for Changes to B.C. Forestry Policy: Steelworkers

MAPLE RIDGE, BC, Sept. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - The announcement of the closure of Hammond Cedar in Maple Ridge is the latest in a series of devastating sawmill closures in British Columbia that requires...


Sep 05, 2019, 10:41 ET Locked-Out Sudbury Workers Travel to Kitchener to Protest CarePartners' Greed

KITCHENER, ON, Sept. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Sudbury home-care workers, locked out of their jobs since May, will be in Kitchener today to protest the profit-driven attacks of their employer, Kitchener-based...


Sep 04, 2019, 14:22 ET Following Labour Day Protest of Trudeau, Steelworkers Launch Election Ads

Steelworkers run ads in key battleground areas criticizing Liberals for broken promises and failure to make life more affordable. TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - This week the United Steelworkers...


Aug 29, 2019, 17:31 ET Steelworkers Enhance Community Fund for Wabush Retirees

WABUSH, NL, Aug. 29, 2019 /CNW/ - The United Steelworkers (USW) today announced a significant enhancement of a Community Fund created by the union to provide crucial health benefits to Scully Mine...


Aug 27, 2019, 10:56 ET Media Advisory - Operation BackPack 2019 to Help 1,500 Kids

HAMILTON, ON, Aug. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Operation BackPack, which began eight years ago as a modest effort to support a few Hamilton families, has grown into a major initiative that will help 1,500 kids...


Aug 20, 2019, 20:04 ET Liberals Approve Exporting Good Canadian Steel Jobs to China

Trudeau handing China $42 billion of steel and construction jobs in Canada's largest-ever project OTTAWA, Aug. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - The United Steelworkers (USW) is denouncing the federal Liberal...


Jul 18, 2019, 14:28 ET Residents, Employees Benefit from United Steelworkers Settlement at Maxville Manor

MAXVILLE, ON, July 18, 2019 /CNW/ - United Steelworkers (USW) Ontario Director Marty Warren says long-term-care facilities are better when workers are treated with respect. Warren said the recent...


Jul 18, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - Home-Care Workers Mark 7th Week of Lockout by CarePartners/

SUDBURY, ON, July 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Seven weeks after being locked out of their jobs by for-profit service provider CarePartners, home-care workers will hold a picket line rally Thursday in downtown...


Jul 17, 2019, 13:32 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Home-Care Workers Mark 7th Week of Lockout by CarePartners

SUDBURY, ON, July 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Seven weeks after being locked out of their jobs by for-profit service provider CarePartners, home-care workers will hold a picket line rally Thursday in downtown...


Jul 16, 2019, 17:47 ET Trump's 'Buy America' Rules Are Harmful to Canada, But Could Have Been Avoided

TORONTO, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Yesterday the Trump administration announced new 'Buy America' provisions that will restrict access by Canadian producers to the U.S. procurement market. Donald Trump...


Jul 10, 2019, 18:55 ET United Steelworkers Welcomes 'Hot Edict' of Western Forest Products

BURNABY, BC, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The United Steelworkers (USW) is welcoming the announcement of a "hot edict" of Western Forest Products by the BC Federation of Labour. Over 2,600 Steelworkers...