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Corporate Citizenship award winner: United Steelworkers (Video)

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Annual Labour Day Parade and Family Picnic

 

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Stand Up for Steel, Hamilton Rally

 

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May Day rally supports Hamilton steelworkers

Around 100 people gathered under a Hamilton overpass on a wet Sunday afternoon to stand in solidarity with a group of steelworkers who have been locked out of their jobs for the past three years. The rally, organized by Steelworkers’ Union Local 1005, was held at noon, across the street from the Max Aicher North […]

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Trade deal adds to steelwokers’ worries

The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement represents a major threat to the U.S. steel industry, a United Steelworker representative said this week during a visit to Pueblo following the short-term layoff of 450 local steelworkers. The layoffs in EVRAZ Pueblo’s rail and steelmaking operations were the latest cuts implemented as the U.S. steel industry struggles […]

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United Steelworkers to appeal debt decision in U.S. Steel proceedings

The United Steelworkers will launch an appeal to overturn a judge’s ruling favouring U.S. Steel in ongoing bankruptcy protection proceedings. The union made the announcement on Friday, following Monday’s Superior Court ruling where Justice Herman Wilton-Siegel decided in favour of the Pittsburgh-based corporation on claims that the more than $2.2 billion it invested in the […]

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Build all that infrastructure with Canadian stuff, like steel, say Steelworkers

OTTAWA – The success or failure of today’s federal budget depends on whether proposed spending is aimed at rebuilding Canadian manufacturing and preserving Canadian control over our economy, says Ken Neumann, National Director of the United Steelworkers (USW). “The Conservative government, through ill-conceived trade agreements and secret deals with foreign corporations, caused hundreds of thousands […]

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US Steel layoffs hit another 770 workers

US Steel announced the layoff of another 770 workers on Friday. The layoffs take place in the company’s tubular division, which makes pipes for the gas and drilling industry and has been hit hard by falling gas prices. At least 450 workers are losing their jobs at the company’s Lone Star, Texas mill, which the […]

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United Steelworkers director steps up for Mulcair amid leadership questions

Tom Mulcair is the leader to take the NDP forward, reads the subject line of an email Ken Neumann — national director for Canada of the United Steelworkers — wrote to key members of the union earlier this week. Weeks ahead of the NDP convention in Edmonton that will decide Mulcair’s fate as leader of […]

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Ohio's 'dirty little secret': blue-collar Democrats for Trump

If Donald Trump wins the Republican Party nomination, his path to the White House will run through this working-class city with a knack for picking presidents. No Republican has ever won the White House without Ohio. And nowhere better reflects the challenges and opportunities Trump faces in his 2016 presidential quest than Canton, a once-booming […]

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