Steelworkers Welcome NDP Bill For Worker Fairness TORONTO – The United Steelworkers (USW) congratulates the New Democratic Party for tabling legislation to modernize collective bargaining in Canada and stop the use of replacement workers in labour disputes. “The Steelworkers union
WorkSafeBC Worried of Industry Pushback on Safety Enforcement Before Deadly Sawmill Explosion Burnaby, B.C. – Less than two months before a deadly explosion at the Lakelands sawmill in Prince George, B.C., killed two workers, WorkSafeBC circulated an internal document stating
Human Rights Tribunal to Hear Complaint Against Tim Hortons BURNABY, B.C. – The BC Human Rights Tribunal (BCHRT) has rejected Tim Hortons’ attempt to duck responsibility for discriminatory treatment of its temporary foreign workers by hiding behind a franchise store.
Criminal Charges, Investigations Validate Steelworkers’ Campaign on Workplace Deaths TORONTO – The first-ever criminal charge under the Westray Law in Nova Scotia and increased criminal investigations demonstrate the effectiveness of the United Steelworkers’ (USW) national campaign to eliminate workplace deaths.