2SLGBTQIA+Inclusion Tool

Here are some ways we can better include 2SLGBTQIA+ members in the life of our union.


USW Transition Handbook

A helpful guide when gender transitioning in the workplace

This handbook explains the role of our union in supporting transition, provides suggestions for members considering or in transition, sets out a checklist for individualized transition plans and offers guidelines for local executives, USW staff and employers.

Pride at Work: Creating a Positive Space for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People

The Steelworkers union must continue to take steps to help create “positive space” for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers.


Labour Pride: What Our Unions Have Done for Us

Labour Pride is a brief history of the role of 2SLGBTQIA+ workers and their unions in the struggle for legal rights in Canada, from the 1970s to the early 2000s. Without the engagement and investment of unions in the struggle for equality, it is doubtful we would be where we are today.