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December 4, 2020  

Regina’s Evraz steel mill hit with 500 layoffs, slow demand

Steel industry is struggling because projects are being built with cheaper steel obtained offshore.

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January 12, 2018  

Quebec aluminum smelter lockout comes at perilous time

Industry association head cites potential instability in the US over NAFTA’s future while auto and housing sectors slow.

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November 29, 2017  

Steelworkers reach a labour deal with Scapa Tapes in Renfrew

New contract includes 2% annual wage increases, higher shift premiums, introduction of a millwright apprenticeship program.

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March 17, 2017  

Saskatchewan groups opposed to federal carbon tax

Construction group, steelworkers union, taxpayers say it will hurt Western Canada.

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May 3, 2016  

Evraz steelworkers in Regina receive layoff notices

Unfairly traded and subsidized steel pipe imports, and slowing pipeline demand blamed.

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April 20, 2016  

Aluminum battle brews over US union’s call for tariffs

Steelworkers claim unwrought aluminum has decimated the American industry and jobs.

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November 18, 2013  

USW, TWU merger vote falls short

The unions will maintain their strategic alliance, which they’ve shared since 2010.

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October 15, 2013  

Steelworkers union secures 98% strike mandate at AltaSteel

The union says AltaSteel is making extreme demands and trying to undercut union representation.

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August 1, 2013  

UPDATE: Lake Erie Works steelworkers vote no to final US Steel contract

US Steel posts Q2 $79 million loss, blames labour dispute and a slow economy.

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April 26, 2013  

US Steel to lock out Nanticoke workers

Final contract offer rejected by 70% of Steelworkers Local 8782.