Human Rights & Equity

Besides making sure workplaces are free from discrimination, our union promotes more justice for workers who are Indigenous, racialized, women, LGBTQ2SIA+ 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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Actions

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Pay Equity

The USW’s campaign provides tools we can use and actions we can take to close the gender pay gap. It’s time to fix the historic, persistent and systemic discrimination in women’s wages and compensation. Let’s take action to enforce pay equity!

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Click to read about the Pay Equity campaign