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Labour Day 2020

International Women's Day 2020

USW 1005 holds Plant Gate Collection for Hamilton Food Share. #FeedTheHammer

Blackborow Retirement 2019

On Wednesday May 22, 2019 we celebrated the retirement of Tim Blackborow.

2019 Day of Mourning

Thanks to all the Workers that attended the Day of Mourning ceremony yesterday, USW 1005 had a good showing. In this photo from left to right, Brad Job, Frank Mesich, Jim McColl, Gary Howe, Tony McLaughlin and Ron Wells. 


2018 Christmas Party

On December 14, 2018, United Steelworkers Local 1005 members, retirees, and invited guests celebrated the holiday season at Michelangelo Banquet Centre in Hamilton. In addition to celebrating Christmas, Local 1005 remembered Brother Tommy Pollock, who passed away last month, by placing a glass at each table. In Tommy’s honour, the Local announced it will rename this event the Annual 1005 Tommy Pollock Christmas Party.

On behalf of your Executive, USW 1005 extends a Merry Christmas and best wishes for a prosperous 2019 to their members and loved ones. Your continued support and solidarity is appreciated.




MANA Lockout Picket Line - September 21 Lockout

On behalf of USW Local 1005 we would like to thank Federal NDP leader, Jagmeet Singh, for taking the time to come out to the MANA Lockout picket line and talking to everyone personally. After OVER Five years of lockout, it was uplifting to have Jagmeet speak with us. Furthermore, we would like to thank everyone who took the time to come to the line today




2018 Golf Tournament




Show of Support – MANA Rally

On Friday, June 29, 2018, members of USW Local 1005 began rallying in front of the MANA gates in the early hours of the morning to show their support for the members that have been locked out for five years – and some laid off long before that. Thank you to those who came to support the members and showed their solidarity and support!

May Day Rally 2018

On Tuesday, May 1, 2018, members from USW Local 1005 gathered at the Federal Building on Bay Street in Hamilton, to rally. Local 1005 members from MANA Steel have been locked out for five years since June 2013. It’s time to put workers first in CCAA Law! After the rally, everyone enjoyed some good food and a spectacular May Day Show at This Ain’t Hollywood, featuring Bill Good and Friends. Thank you to everyone who turned up and showed their solidarity and support!

Day of Mourning 2018

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, members from USW Local 1005 attended the Day of Mourning Ceremony at the Hamilton City Hall Council Chambers. There, members paid their respects and remembered the workers that were killed, injured, or suffered illness due to work-related incidents. Every worker has the right to return home safety at the end of each work day.