United Steelworkers (USW)

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United Steelworkers
United Steelworkers

Members of the United Steelworkers work in every sector of Canada’s economy in every kind of job. Steelworkers are women and men of every ethnic background working in every region of Canada.

The USW is composed of three districts in Canada. There are over 40,000 Steelworkers in Western Canada (the four western provinces and northern territories) that form District 3, geographically the largest district in the international union. In Western Canada, we have 9 regional offices in addition to the District 3 headquarters in Burnaby. In addition, the IWA Canada merger brought our union what are now 11 geographical locals.

Stories about United Steelworkers

BC Federation of Labour steps up pressure on Western Forest Products, issues “hot edict”

July 10, 2019
Vancouver – The BC Federation of Labour (BCFED) announced a “hot edict” today on Western Forest Products (WFP) in a show of solidarity with striking forest workers. The move, welcomed by the United Steelworkers (USW), means that members of the BCFED’s affiliated unions have been asked to no longer... more

USW Ratifies First Agreement with Chances Campbell River

January 23, 2015
Playtime Community Gaming Campbell River lockout has been lifted after approval of a collective agreement, ratified by the employees represented by USW, Local 1-1937.