On February 19, 2015, the world of Ian Lavoie, finisher at ArcelorMittal in Longueuil, rocked. He suffered a serious work accident that almost cost him his life and caused him to lose a leg. He tells us his story.
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The Westray Mine Song
Ronnie McEwan’s tribute song to the 26 miners who perished May 9th, 1992 in the Westray Mine disaster.
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Steelworkers lobby for national alert system for missing Indigenous women, girls and gender-diverse persons
October 3, 2023| Statements
USW directors’ statement for October 4, National Day to Commemorate Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Gender-Diverse Persons: In recognition of October 4, United Steelworkers activists are joining other Canadian trade unionists on Parliament Hill this week to lobby Members of Parliament. We are calling on the federal government for measures to increase safety […]
David McCall to succeed Tom Conway as USW International President
September 26, 2023| Media Releases
PITTSBURGH – The United Steelworkers (USW) International Executive Board today appointed David McCall as the union’s new international president to fill the remainder of Tom Conway’s term. Conway passed away this week after four years as the USW’s leader. “We are all mourning a great loss,” McCall said, “but even in our sadness, our union is strong, thanks in large part […]