The United Steelworkers is North America’s largest industrial union, representing 200,000 active members in Canada and another 400,000 in the United States in all imaginable segments of the economy, including manufacturing, telecommunications, education, mining, paper, health care, forestry and so much more.

The USW has a proud history of standing up for workers both inside the workplace and in the larger community and economy. Next Generation honours our strong past, protects our present and aims to make our union vibrant, viable and relevant for the future by sparking a lifetime of union and community activism.

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Young Workers: A Handbook for Mentoring Future Union Leaders

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May 13, 2022
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Young Workers Resolution No. 4: Honoring Our Past and Present While Building the Next Generation

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May 13, 2022
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Image for Millrise Centre Starbucks workers apply to join Steelworkers union

Millrise Centre Starbucks workers apply to join Steelworkers union

June 6, 2022 | Media Releases

CALGARY – The United Steelworkers union (USW) has applied with the Alberta Labour Relations Board (ALRB) for a union-certification vote on behalf of Starbucks workers at Millrise Centre, store #4619, in Calgary. The workers in Calgary join the growing number of Starbucks workers across North America who are organizing unions for better working conditions and wages, […]

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First meeting of the USW Network for Women in Industry

May 31, 2022 | News Articles

Women work in industrial settings throughout our union – mining, forestry, manufacturing, transportation. This new network provides a confidential space for women in industry to meet, discuss issues of common interest, share ideas and support one another. The Network for Women in Industry is sponsored by the USW National Women’s Committee and can pass along […]

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3rd National Gathering of Indigenous Steelworkers

May 6, 2022 | News Articles

Message from National Director Marty Warren Dear Sisters, Brothers and Friends, I am proud to put out the call for registrations for the third National Gathering for Indigenous Steelworkers, October 5-6, 2022 at the historic Machine Shop building in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario. This gathering will be a place for Indigenous Steelworkers to share their […]

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