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Important Steelworkers Vote information and upcoming deadlines

July 12, 2024 | District 3 memo

The B.C. and Saskatchewan elections are quickly approaching and so are the deadlines to register members for upcoming Steelworkers Vote schools. Deadlines:• Thurs., Aug. 29 for B.C. Advanced SWV Member Outreach (Sept 23-27)• Thurs, Sept. 5 for Regina SWV Activist Training (Oct 7-11)• Thurs., Sept. 12 for Langley & Burnaby SWV Activist Trainings (Oct 15-19)• […]

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Final day of District 6 conference focuses on member and community engagement

July 12, 2024 | News Articles

The United Steelworkers (USW) District 6 Conference wrapped up how it began – with strength, solidarity, determination and good humour. The morning featured speeches by Assistant to the National Director Meg Gingrich, Assistant to the District 3 Director Mike Duhra, District 5 Director Dominic Lemieux, District 12 Director Gaylan Prescott and District 11 Director Cathy […]

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National Day of Truth & Reconciliation T-shirts/Indigenous Art Contest

July 11, 2024 | District 3 memo

The Canadian National Office (CNO) has prepared pamphlets for distribution to our locals, and we would like to highlight a couple of important updates: Orange Shirts for National Day for Truth and ReconciliationWe have created pamphlets that can be printed and distributed to our locals. These pamphlets include a QR code allowing individuals to order […]

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Workers at Edmonton’s Kingsway Ave. Starbucks vote to join the United Steelworkers union

July 2, 2024 | Media Releases

EDMONTON – Starbucks workers at the Kingsway Ave. & 117 St. store in Edmonton have voted to join the United Steelworkers (USW) union. There are over 25 partners at the store and will become members of USW Local 1-207. “This is such an exciting step forward for us at Kingsway drive-thru! I’m so proud of […]

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Make S#!t Better Campaign Launch – Access and Conditions of Workplace Washrooms

July 2, 2024 | District 3 memo

To: All District 3 Local Union Executives From: Scott Lunny, Director Re: Make S#!t Better Campaign Launch – Access and Conditions of Workplace Washrooms We will launch the Make S#!t Better campaign on July 8th. The campaign will have several stages. The first is a survey of members to learn about access and conditions of […]

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Federal government’s fish farm announcement creates uncertainty for workers and B.C. coastal communities

June 25, 2024 | Media Releases

Last week, the federal government announced the closure of open-net fish farms along the coast of British Columbia. In five years, this decision will impact the livelihoods of hundreds of workers, including 130 workers at the Mowi Port Hardy Processing Plant and those at the Noboco Styro packaging plant in Campbell River.The United Steelworkers union […]

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