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Yukon workers at Parsons Inc. in Faro join the United Steelworkers union

April 12, 2024 | Media Releases

WHITEHORSE, YT – With the support of the United Steelworkers union (USW) and the Yukon Federation of Labour, workers at Parsons Inc. at the Faro Rehabilitation Mine Project have been certified by the Canadian Industrial Relations Board to join the USW. The workers are set to begin the process of negotiating for better working conditions, […]

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Directors’ Statement for Equal Pay Day 2024 [April 16, 2024]

April 5, 2024 | News Articles

It’s theft! The gender pay gap takes money out of women’s pockets Starting in April each year, we mark Equal Pay Day. It’s a time for our union to take stock of what we’ve done – and what we still need to do – to advance women’s economic equality. That’s because Equal Pay Day shows […]

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The United Steelworkers union is committed to advancing workers’ rights and well-being at the bargaining table, on the job and in the legislative arena. Here are some of the issues we care about. Explore how you can get more involved in your union.

Human Rights & Equity

Besides making sure workplaces are free from discrimination, our union promotes more justice for workers who are Indigenous, racialized, women, 2SLGBTQIA+ and/or living with a disability.

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Health & Safety

Defending members, negotiating safer and healthier working conditions and lobbying for better regulations and standards.

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Environment

Protecting the environment and promoting innovation to drive the creation of good union jobs and a sustainable economy.

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Political action

Fighting for protections, fair wages and pensions, healthy workplaces, job creation, better trade, social programs and more.

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Young Workers

Inspiring and educating young workers through mentoring, leadership development, and union and community activism.

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Women of Steel

Demanding equality, we fight for pay equity, combat harassment, and offer training and development to women.

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USW Cares

Supporting workers, their families and neighbours through community activism—across Canada and around the world.

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SOAR

The Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees (SOAR) is a voice for USW retirees and their families.

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Veterans

Resources, camaraderie, and support for United Steelworkers who served or are currently serving.

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Global Solidarity

The Steelworker Humanity Fund supports international development projects related to human and workers’ rights and provides emergency humanitarian aid for disasters.

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