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23rd of July 2019 05:16 AM Link
☀️Summer time is vacation time! As you make your way through the airport✈️ this summer, you may come across Steelworkers working at various airports across Canada. They work as gate agents, baggage handlers, ramp workers or security screening officers and are members of various #USW Locals across Canada! #USWMade
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22nd of July 2019 03:02 PM Link
Steelworkers, join us in welcoming 700 new sisters and brothers to our union family! Here is a summary of the number of organizing victories over the last month:

✅ Miners at the Red Chris mine near Dease Lake, B.C. join USW 1-1937
✅ Terrapure Environmental sites in North Vancouver, North Delta and Prince George, B.C. join USW local 2009
✅ Active Care workers in Kamloops, B.C. join the ranks of United Steelworkers Local 1-417
✅ Northwest Wood Treaters workers in Prince George, B.C. join #USW Local 1-2017
✅ Taxi workers at RIIDE join USW Local 2014 Saskatoon, SK

“These organizing victories speak to the strength that our local unions have. Together, they want to build better working lives for people living and working in their communities. They are helping in growing our diverse union that fights for all workers,” said USW District 3 Director Stephen Hunt.

Leave a comment below to welcome them to our Steelworkers family! Full story: http://usw.to/2Lh #USWWorks #canlab
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22nd of July 2019 06:07 AM Link
Thanks to USW local 9548 for being such a strong force for good in the community!
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19th of July 2019 05:09 AM Link
Have you signed the retirement card for Leo and Carol yet? Share your favourite memory with them or simply thank them for their contributions at: www.thanksleoandcarol.ca

P.s. You can also purchase a ticket or table to the Oct 26 celebration event on the site! #USWUnity #canlab
18th of July 2019 11:04 AM Link
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18th of July 2019 05:04 AM Link
Firing up the grill this summer? Make sure you add #USWMade Yves Veggie Products to your menu. Steelworkers from USW local 2009 in Delta, B.C. make vegan and vegetarian, plant-based hamburgers, hot dogs, sausages and other snacking and meal options perfect for your summer BBQ. Next time you're at the grocery store, add these food items to your cart and support union-made products! #canlab
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17th of July 2019 11:14 AM Link
Thank you, Community Savings Credit Union for stopping by USW 1-1937's picket line and your support for our members! #Solidarity #OneDayLonger #OneDayStronger
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17th of July 2019 05:02 AM Link
Trump's new 'Buy America' provisions will restrict access by Canadian producers to the U.S. procurement market. During the NAFTA2 negotiations, Canada asked for access to the American procurement market. But with a little bit of resistance from the Americans, the federal government withered and withdrew the ask. Canada and the U.S. have historically had integrated markets and this new policy is a significant blow for the Canadian steel industry. It's now time for the Canadian government to take action.

More: usw.to/2L8
16th of July 2019 05:13 AM Link
An ombudsperson “without independence and investigatory powers amounts to nothing more than a broken promise” said Emily Dwyer, Coordinator, Open for justice- Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability.

Fourteen civil society and labour union representatives of the government’s Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Body on Responsible Business Conduct Abroad resigned all at once, citing the government’s inaction and lack of commitment to international corporate accountability. The Steelworkers was one of the unions that held a seat on this Advisory Body.

More: http://usw.to/2L3
15th of July 2019 12:01 PM Link
Leadership. In our union, it’s so much more than a word. Leadership is about people: the men and women we’re honored to serve. And the women and men who’ve served with honor. Watch and share our tribute to Leo W. Gerard, Stan Johnson, Carol Landry and Jon Geenen as they retire and we welcome new leaders to continue our great legacy. #USWProud #1u
15th of July 2019 06:54 AM Link
It’s not every day we get to witness history, so join us as we broadcast our union’s transition of leadership, live from our headquarters’ city of Pittsburgh.
14th of July 2019 07:11 AM Link
Reminder: You're invited to join us as we celebrate our union and its leaders! Tune in to our Facebook page TOMORROW, Monday, July 15, at 11 a.m. Eastern, as we live stream the swearing in of our new officers and International Executive Board members. #USWProud
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13th of July 2019 05:45 AM Link
A must read: President Leo W. Gerard reflects on his 54 years of activism and life in the labour movement in his pre-retirement parting note, The Soul of a Union Man.

Read more: http://usw.to/2KL #USWProud
12th of July 2019 05:00 AM Link
Two incredible Steelworker leaders have retired - International President Leo W. Gerard and International Vice President Carol Brown-Landry. Leo served as International President for 18 years and Carol served for 11 years as the first ever female member of the #USW International Executive Board.

Take a moment to share a memory, thank them and sign their retirement cards.
Leo: https://www.thanksleoandcarol.ca/signleo Carol: https://www.thanksleoandcarol.ca/signcarol #USWProud #USWUnity #canlab
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11th of July 2019 05:54 AM Link
Members of USW 1-1937 are on strike to save their pensions, seniority and long-term disability from being cut by Western Forest Products (WFP). In response, all BC Federation of Labour affiliates will no longer handle any of WFP's coastal lumber, log and wood products, meaning they could potentially lay dormant while the employer-initiated dispute is ongoing. #Solidarity to our sisters and brothers on the picket lines. #OneDayLonger #OneDayStronger #canlab #bcpoli
10th of July 2019 11:01 AM Link
You're invited to join us as we celebrate our union and its leaders! Tune in to our Facebook page Monday, July 15, at 11 a.m. Eastern, as we live stream the swearing in of our new officers and International Executive Board members. #USWProud
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10th of July 2019 06:00 AM Link
Ray White is the President of USW Local 1-207 and #USW District 3's Health Care Workers Council (HCWC) Coordinator. This week, he is the HCWC's spotlight. Read his story here: http://usw.to/2J8 #USWWorks #canlab
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9th of July 2019 06:23 AM Link
There is still time to apply for this year's Post-Secondary School Scholarships, available for #USW members and their family members. Go to usw.to/pssc to get your applications in by July 15th!
8th of July 2019 05:55 AM Link
Thank you to Rachel A. Blaney MP for North Island - Powell River and Nicholas Simons MLA for your support and solidarity to our USW 1-1937 brothers and sisters who are on strike against Western Forest Products. We know we can always count on our NDP friends and allies who stand by us in good times and in bad times. #USWUnity #canlab #cdnpoli #bcpoli
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5th of July 2019 06:21 AM Link
#USW National Director Ken Neumann and Gord Johns: Courtenay-Alberni Member of Parliament dropped by the USW 1-1937 picket line in Port Alberni yesterday. Members of the local union, who work for Western Forest Products hit the picket lines earlier this week. While the company is making huge profits, they are asking for massive concessions in workers' pensions, vacation and seniority rights. Solidarity to our brothers and sisters! #OneDayLonger #OneDayStronger #USWUnity
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