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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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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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