UNITED STEELWORKERS LOCAL 1-
Working to improve the lives of working Men, Women and their Families in Coastal British Columbia
Welcome to the United Steelworkers
We are a large geographic Local Union representing workers in all areas of Coastal British Columbia including all of Vancouver Island, all coastal islands including Haida Gwaii and the mainland coast area from the Alaskan State border south to the Washington State border.
Our Local Union was created through the amalgamation of former I.W.A Local Unions that merged together over the years, including Locals 1-
USW Locals 1-
The moniker 1-
Today, USW Local 1-
Steelworkers Contribute $100,000 to BC Fire Relief
Aug. 15, 2017 -
"The wild fires and evacuations have deeply affected individuals and families, and continue to create uncertainty about the future impacts on jobs in affected communities," said Steelworkers Canadian National Director and Steelworkers Humanity Fund President Ken Neumann.
"The Steelworkers and the Humanity Fund pledged support to the BC Red Cross and the Thompson Nicola Cariboo United Way. We are pleased to be able to provide funds to these two outstanding agencies so they can continue their invaluable support for affected USW members in the BC interior and their communities," said Steve Hunt, Director District 3, United Steelworkers.
"We want to thank BC USW locals for responding to the crisis with on-
"This support is possible thanks to Humanity Fund contributions by thousands of individual USW members across Canada and to special contributions from the National and District offices of the USW," Neumann said.
Founded in 1985, the Steelworkers Humanity Fund is a registered charitable organization that focuses primarily on development projects and emergency aid in developing countries, and supports Canadian communities in crisis. United Steelworkers (USW) members contribute to the fund through clauses negotiated into collective agreements. In some cases, employers make matching contributions.
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