United Steelworkers (USW)

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Feb 27, 2020, 12:13 ET Steelworkers Stand Up for Health Care, Endorse NDP in Nova Scotia By-elections

HALIFAX, Feb. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - The United Steelworkers (USW) union is proud to endorse NDP candidates Kendra Coombes and Kathleen Kevany in the March 10 by-elections. "Our members and our union...


Feb 20, 2020, 10:00 ET Steelworkers, Laurentian Honour Leo Gerard's Legacy

The Leo Gerard Legacy Fund will support student scholarships and a lecture series at Laurentian University. SUDBURY, ON, Feb. 20, 2020 /CNW/ - The United Steelworkers (USW) union is pleased to...


Feb 19, 2020, 09:00 ET Steelworkers, Laurentian to Recognize Leo Gerard's Legacy

Union and university to announce scholarship initiative in honour of retired international labour leader. SUDBURY, ON, Feb. 19, 2020 /CNW/ - The United Steelworkers (USW) union and Laurentian...


Feb 14, 2020, 16:37 ET Justice Denied in Olivier Bruneau's Death

OTTAWA, Feb. 14, 2020 /CNW/ - The United Steelworkers (USW) union joins the family of Olivier Bruneau in condemning the decision by Ottawa police to close the investigation into the construction...


Feb 06, 2020, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Workers Demand Severance, Benefits in Bankruptcy of Canadian Icon Barrymore/

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Former employees of iconic Canadian manufacturer Barrymore Furniture, now in bankruptcy proceedings, will rally in Toronto's financial district Thursday to demand...


Feb 05, 2020, 11:37 ET Workers Demand Severance, Benefits in Bankruptcy of Canadian Icon Barrymore

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Former employees of iconic Canadian manufacturer Barrymore Furniture, now in bankruptcy proceedings, will rally in Toronto's financial district Thursday to demand...


Jan 30, 2020, 10:43 ET Criminal Charges Against Brazilian Multinational Should Send a Message to Canadian Government - Steelworkers

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2020 /CNW/ - The United Steelworkers union (USW) says criminal charges against the former CEO of a Brazil-based multinational mining company one year after a dam collapse that...


Jan 28, 2020, 17:10 ET Brockville Women's Shelter Employees Join Steelworkers Union

BROCKVILLE, ON, Jan. 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Employees at a Brockville shelter providing services and support to abused women and children have decided to join the United Steelworkers (USW) union to improve ...


Jan 27, 2020, 15:20 ET 500 Employees at KIK Toronto Operations Join Steelworkers

TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Employees at the Toronto operations of manufacturing giant KIK Custom Products have voted to join the United Steelworkers (USW) union. Workers at five facilities...


Jan 23, 2020, 12:27 ET Steelworkers Sign Good Deal with TMS International

L'ORIGNAL, ON, Jan. 23, 2020 /CNW/ - United Steelworkers (USW) members working at TMS International Canada in L'Orignal have negotiated a new collective agreement with the company providing...


Jan 16, 2020, 06:00 ET Steelworkers Union Hails Victory in Aluminum Dumping Case

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2020 /CNW/ - The United Steelworkers (USW) union is hailing a ruling by the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) to prevent the dumping of Chinese extruded aluminum products...


Jan 10, 2020, 15:38 ET New Agreements Benefit Steelworkers, Ivaco Rolling Mills

L'ORIGNAL, ON, Jan. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - Employees at steelmaker Ivaco Rolling Mills in L'Orignal have ratified new collective agreements providing improved wages, benefits and other significant gains...


Dec 10, 2019, 17:22 ET Steelworkers Recognize NAFTA Improvements, Cite Aluminum/Steel Concerns

TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The United Steelworkers (USW) welcomes improvements in the revised Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) announced today, but raises concern over the impact on Canadian...


Dec 02, 2019, 17:09 ET Steelworkers Urge Government To Implement Recommendations From Sawmill Explosions Review

BURNABY, BC, Dec. 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Nearly eight years after two sawmill explosions in northern British Columbia claimed the lives of four people and injured dozens more, the United Steelworkers (USW)...


Nov 22, 2019, 13:55 ET Transcare Logistics Employees Join Steelworkers Union

HAMILTON, ON, Nov. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Employees of Transcare Logistics, a Hamilton subsidiary of CP Rail, have joined the United Steelworkers (USW) union. Transcare employees voted Thursday to join the ...


Nov 13, 2019, 15:09 ET Glencore, Government Must Do Right by New Brunswick Workers, Communities

Permanent closure of Brunswick Smelter a devastating blow to hundreds of families, entire region, Steelworkers say. BELLEDUNE, NB, Nov. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Resource giant Glencore and the New Brunswick...


Nov 13, 2019, 06:00 ET Locked-Out New Brunswick Workers Picket Glencore's Quebec Operations

MONTREAL, Nov. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Dozens of locked-out Brunswick Smelter employees from New Brunswick are picketing Glencore facilities in the Montreal area today with the support of Quebec workers....


Nov 12, 2019, 14:48 ET Sudbury Permanently Loses Jobs Under Anti-Union, Private Home Care

SUDBURY, ON, Nov. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Failing to break the resolve of a group of low-paid workers during a five-month lockout, for-profit health-care provider CarePartners has decided to permanently...


Nov 08, 2019, 13:25 ET Doug Ford Breaks Promise to 'Get It Right,' Renews Attacks on Ontario Families

TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - It has taken only a few days for Conservative Premier Doug Ford to break his promise that he would "get it right" and abandon a regressive agenda that is deeply...


Oct 31, 2019, 13:45 ET Supreme Steel Betraying Its Winnipeg Employees After 50 Years of Loyal Service

WINNIPEG, Oct. 31, 2019 /CNW/ - For more than 50 years, employees at Supreme Steel in Winnipeg loyally went to work every day and drove the success and profitability of the company. The Winnipeg...


Oct 24, 2019, 11:44 ET Permacon Employees in Mississauga Join the Steelworkers

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Employees of manufacturer Permacon Group in Mississauga have joined the United Steelworkers (USW) union. Permacon is a manufacturer of concrete masonry and...


Oct 23, 2019, 15:10 ET Kirkland Lake Part-Time Firefighters Join Steelworkers

KIRKLAND LAKE, ON, Oct. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Following a "challenging couple of years," part-time firefighters employed by the Town of Kirkland Lake have decided to join the United Steelworkers (USW)...


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...