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Raising the bar on women’s health and safety

Most workplaces and safety equipment have been designed to suit male workers. When we take women into account, we make workplaces safer. Steelworkers pride ourselves on being the health and safety union. Women of Steel are pointing to hazards and health issues they face as women workers. Let’s make women’s health and safety issues a priority for action!

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Steelworkers Stand Up for Steel in Ottawa 

June 4, 2024 | News Articles

More than 60 USW national and local union leaders, staff and activists descended on Ottawa for the union’s Stand Up for Steel Conference, June 3 and 4.   The conference’s first day included regional, local union and workplace updates, presentations on union priorities, industrial policy, trade, global trends, trade law and lobbying.  “We can’t overstate […]

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USW Guide to Benefits During COVID-19

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June 30, 2022
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Health and Safety During COVID-19

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June 29, 2022
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Workplace Issues During COVID-19

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June 29, 2022
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Procedure for a Work Refusal

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June 29, 2022
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The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) info

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June 29, 2022
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Federal Work Refusal Process

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June 29, 2022
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COVID-19 and Recent Legislation on Leaves of Absence

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June 29, 2022
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Employment Insurance Work-Sharing Program

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