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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
(PITTSBURGH) – The United Steelworkers (USW) International Executive Board today appointed David McCall as the union’s new international president to fill the remainder of Tom Conway’s term. Conway passed away this week after four years as the USW’s leader. “We are all mourning a great loss,” McCall said, “but even in our sadness, our union is strong, thanks in large part […] The post David McCall to Succeed Tom Conway as USW International President appeared first on USW Canada.
Letter: The OFL and our affiliated membership are in full support of the professional workers...
Kanela Villanera is a proud member of USW Local 1-306 (Agropur Daily Cooperative) in Miramichi, N.B. Kanela Villanera is on a mission for high-quality milk Kanela Villanera has found her niche in the milk industry. The quality control technician at Agropur’s Miramichi plant in New Brunswick finds motivation every day in a maxim: “All you […] The post USW Local 1-306 member Kanela Villanera featured on ‘The Faces of Agropur’ appeared first on USW Canada.
(PITTSBURGH / TORONTO) – It is with heavy hearts that the United Steelworkers union (USW) today announces the passing of International President Tom Conway at age 71. Elected as the union’s president in 2019, Conway was known for his quick wit, formidable bargaining skills and unwavering devotion to workers and their families. “From his earliest time making […] The post USW mourns passing of International President Tom Conway appeared first on USW Canada.
By Jessica Farias, Project Officer – Steelworkers Humanity Fund. In October 2022, the Steelworkers Humanity Fund (SHF) enabled the participation of international partners from Peru and Mexico to the National USW Women’s Conference in Québec City, providing a unique opportunity for Canadian and International union women to gather, share and learn from each other. Estela Ospina, […] The post Women Workers Leading and Connecting Globally appeared first on USW Canada.
USW Local 1998’s Staff Appointed Unit at the University of Toronto has ratified its contract with 94.8% voting in favour. The 5,800-person group includes workers who provide administrative and technical support to faculty, students and other members of the university community. The post 5,800 Steelworkers at the University of Toronto ratify new, post-Bill 124 contract appeared first on USW Canada.
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USW directors’ statement for September 30, National Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation The United Steelworkers union (USW) is committed to working for reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. We know there can be no reconciliation without acknowledging the truth of what happened at residential schools. Between the late 1800s and 1996, more […] The post There’s no denying it: Indigenous children suffered and died at residential schools appeared first on USW Canada.
Members of United Steelworkers union (USW) Local 1944 have sent a strong message to Rogers Communications, formerly Shaw Communications, and the Trudeau government, voting 99.6% in favour of going on strike. Members voted to give their bargaining committee the right to call for job action, up to and including a strike. “It is extremely disappointing […] The post Metro Vancouver Rogers workers vote 99.6% in favour of strike action appeared first on USW Canada.
“As survivors and families now look at rebuilding their lives, we must do what we can to assist global humanitarian efforts to support them.” The post Steelworkers Humanity Fund donates $20,000 to support disaster victims in North Africa appeared first on USW Canada.
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,...
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.