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Steelworkers endorse Marit Stiles to lead the Ontario NDP

November 25, 2022 | Media Releases

We need a leader who understands labour issues and the needs of workers – one who is proud to say the words ‘labour’ and ‘unions.’ We need a leader who will bring more working-class voters back to the NDP. I am confident Marit will provide strong leadership to our party during a time when Ontario needs it the most.

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United Steelworkers welcome news of new electric batteries operation

November 19, 2022 | Media Releases

The United Steelworkers union welcomes the news of the new deal by Vale Canada to supply battery-grade nickel sulfate to General Motors (GM) to manufacture electric vehicles. The nickel that Vale will be providing GM will be mined in Canada, from Vale operations in Sudbury, Ont., Voisey’s Bay, N.L. and Thompson, Man., with Steelworkers members.

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Working on behalf of members at international climate change negotiations

November 14, 2022 | News Articles

COP27 is the 27th session of Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It is being held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, from November 6 to 18, 2022. Countries come together to commit to targets aimed at mitigating a further climate crisis. The planet is warming too quickly, with […]

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District 3: Manitoba local union leadership meetings 2023

November 8, 2022 | News Articles

To: USW Manitoba Local Unions and Staff Sisters, brothers & friends, We are scheduling regular meetings of the Manitoba local union leaderships beginning in 2023. Previously, the District would hold irregular Presidents’ Meetings. These meetings were useful for locals, staff representatives and staff from the D3 office to get together and discuss issues in the […]

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Lethbridge West Starbucks workers file application to join Steelworkers union

November 7, 2022 | Media Releases

The United Steelworkers union (USW) Local 1-207 has applied with the Alberta Labour Relations Board (ALRB) for a certification vote on behalf of Starbucks workers at the Lethbridge West Starbucks store. “Despite the barriers that Starbucks and the UCP government have put in the way of workers trying to join a union, the baristas at […]

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USW District 3 Member Survey

October 28, 2022 | News Articles

USW District 3 is doing a short survey of the membership. This will enable us to help focus priorities and to make sure the union is doing a good job for its membership. The survey will take place in two steps: Stratcom (a USW-certified polling company) will call or text members to update their contact […]

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REMINDER: USW District 3 Staff and Local Union Leadership Development Conference

October 28, 2022 | News Articles

There is still space available for local union leaders to attend our first-ever USW District 3 Staff and Local Union Leadership Development Conference taking place December 5-7, 2022 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan! The conference will include speakers and educational sessions for full-time union representatives at the National, District and Local Union level. Themes will include legal […]

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