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Effective January 1st 2022, our benefits administrator has changed to W.A. Health. An updated benefits booklet is available in your member’s portal, or a paper copy can be requested from the administrator below.
W.A. Health Inc.
149 Main Street East. Hamilton, ON L8N 1G4
Toll Free: 1-800-764-1491
IN-PERSON MONTHLY LOCAL MEETINGS ARE HELD ON THE 3RD TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF JULY AND AUGUST
11:00am – 25 Cecil Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1N1 – Hall A
5:30pm – 1158 Aerowood Drive, Mississauga, ON L4W 1Y5 – Hall at back of the building
Free parking is available at the back of each building, Light refreshments will be served
By Guillaume Charbonneau, Executive Director of the Steelworkers Humanity Fund. The year 2022 saw a lot of action at the Steelworkers Humanity Fund, following two years marked by pandemic restrictions. Our partners around the world and in Canada were able to resume their in-person activities, often by maintaining virtual components that allowed them to reach […] The post What brings us together appeared first on USW Canada.
The Ontario Federation of Labour, affiliated unions, and allies rally in support of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities,...
As leaders of one of the largest private-sector unions in North America, we condemn the attacks that are happening on human rights across the country, targeting gender-diverse and queer youth, members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, education workers and allies. 2SLGBTQIA+ peoples, education workers, school boards, labour leaders and activists and others are among those who […] The post USW condemns attacks on 2SLGBTQIA+ community appeared first on USW Canada.
TORONTO – Steelworkers in Toronto and in communities across the country are participating in demonstrations in support of 2SLGBTQIA+ community members and trans and gender-diverse youth on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 9:00 a.m. “We will not tolerate attempts to divide us or roll back the clock on human rights,” said Carolyn Egan, Steelworkers Toronto Area Council […] The post TOMORROW: Steelworkers support No Space for Hate demonstrations appeared first on USW Canada.
In 2022, the Steelworkers Humanity Fund had a thriving year, marked by a return to in-person engagement with our partners through delegations to India, Liberia and Mexico. We also strengthened our commitment to corporate accountability and displayed agility in responding to global and local emergencies, demonstrating our dedication to making a positive impact on humanitarian […] The post Steelworkers Humanity Fund Annual Report 2022 appeared first on USW Canada.
Baristas from the Clayton Heights Starbucks in Surrey, B.C., and Valley Centre Starbucks in Langley, B.C., have voted 91% in favour of taking strike action if a deal cannot be reached between the United Steelworkers union (USW) and the coffee giant. “The baristas joined the union looking for respect from their employer, and quite frankly […] The post Surrey and Langley Starbucks workers vote in favour of strike appeared first on USW Canada.
Three-year prison sentence in young worker’s death is a message to all Canadian employers. The post Prison sentence for workplace death sends message to all employers: United Steelworkers appeared first on USW Canada.
Working people in Manitoba are ready for change. After seven years of cuts and disrespect from the Stefanson-Pallister Progressive Conservatives (PCs), Manitoba workers are demanding better. The United Steelworkers union (USW) is proud to support Wab Kinew and the Manitoba NDP in the Oct. 3 provincial election. The Manitoba NDP is the only party with […] The post The United Steelworkers union endorses Wab Kinew’s Manitoba NDP appeared first on USW Canada.
The United Steelworkers Communications and Political Action Department is seeking a permanent part-time bilingual legislative assistant in Ottawa, effective immediately. The position is for 17.5 hours per week, to be worked over the course of three days each week. The successful applicant must be fluently bilingual (speaking, reading, writing) in English and French, and must […] The post United Steelworkers Ottawa Legislative Office – Part Time Support Staff appeared first on USW Canada.
TORONTO – Members of the United Steelworkers union (USW) Local 1998’s staff-appointed unit at the University of Toronto have sent a strong message to the university, voting 94.5% in favour of going on strike, if necessary. Members voted to give their elected negotiating committee the right to call for job action, up to and including […] The post University of Toronto staff vote 94.5% in favour of strike action, if necessary appeared first on USW Canada.
The Steelworkers Humanity Fund (SHF) is donating a total of $20,000 to provide support in response to the most recent wave of wildfires affecting parts of British Columbia. B.C. is experiencing one of the worst fire seasons on record with more land affected than previous record-breaking years. Thousands of people have been put on evacuation […] The post Steelworkers Humanity Fund Donates $20,000 in Emergency Assistance in Response to B.C. Wildfires appeared first on USW Canada.
From October 18 – 20, 2023, USW District 3 will be hosting a regional school in Winnipeg at the Union Centre (275 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB R3C 4M6). We will be offering Bullying & Harassment, Unit Chair Training and Financial Officers training. We will also be hosting a welcome reception on the evening of October 17, […] The post Winnipeg Regional School – October 18-20, 2023 appeared first on USW Canada.
USW 5296 represents over 7,000 security guards who provide surveillance and protection for organizations and companies in all industries. Established in 1994, USW 5296 is a local of the United Steel Workers, the largest private sector union in North America.