2017 Local News Archives

13 Oct

Steelworkers Issue Joint NAFTA Statement at Trinational Labour Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement must reverse the erosion of economic security, raise living and working conditions for all and provide broad, effective and enforceable labour rights, say leaders of the United Steelworkers (USW), North ...

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07 Jul

New Stelco investment promises produces mixed union reaction

A week after Bedrock Industries got the keys to Stelco comes word that it intends to put $250 million over the next five years into the Hamilton-based steelmaker. Top items on the list are developing technology for heat recovery and ...

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17 Jun

Stelco retirees assured their pensions will not be reduced

Hundreds of Stelco’s 9,000 Hamilton retirees attended an information meeting at the Convention Centre on Thursday. The meeting disclosed the details of a tentative agreement that may result in approval of the court-supervised sale of Stelco to Bedrock Industries. Steelworkers ...

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17 Jun

Hamilton Steel worker

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18 Apr

National Day of Mourning – April 28 2017

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04 Apr

USW District 6 Scholarships 2017


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03 Apr

Retiree Fund Application Form Schedule “B”

Retiree Fund Form

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09 Mar

Retiree Fund Update

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07 Mar

Congratulations to Paul Miller, NDP candidate for Hamilton East Stoney Creek

Congratulations to Paul Miller, we attended his nomination meeting last night and again Paul is the in NDP candidate for Hamilton East Stoney Creek. Paul and USW 1005 were responsible for putting together the call for a public inquiry of ...

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01 Mar

Results from Local 2251 strike vote (updated)

Essar Steel Algoma’s largest union has authorized its leadership to call a strike if they’re unable to reach a collective agreement. Members of United Steelworkers Local 2251 voted all day Tuesday and results were released Tuesday night. Result of the ...

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