United Steelworkers

USW Says Rumored Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Aluminium Makes “Mockery” Of USMCA

USW Says Rumored Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Aluminium Makes “Mockery” Of USMCA

One of the biggest metalworkers’ unions on the North American continent said late last week that the rumored imposition of tariffs on Canadian aluminium exports to the United States would make a “mockery” of the principles underlying the pending United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement...

Workers Trickle Back To Aluminerie de Bécancour As 17-Month Lockout Ends

Aluminerie de Bécancour’s (ABI) unionized workforce began making its way back into the plant on Friday, marking the end of one of Quebec’s longest lockouts. United Steelworkers members are returning to the plant thanks to a vote earlier this month to accept what Alcoa characterized as a final offer. The plant’s 900-strong union workers voted […]

ABI’s Labor Force To Vote On Alcoa’s Final Offer Next Week

Last week’s “final offer” from Alcoa Corporation to the striking workers at Aluminerie de Bécancour Inc. will be put to a vote on Tuesday when the labor union meets to consider the offer that morning. Officials from United Steelworkers Local 9700 made the announcement on Thursday, the day after Alcoa delivered the offer to the […]

Alcoa Submits Final Contract Offer To Aluminerie de Bécancour Laborers

Alcoa Corporation tendered what it describes as its final offer to striking employees at Aluminerie de Bécancour Inc. (ABI) smelter in Québec, Canada on Wednesday in hopes of bringing an 18-month dispute with hourly employees at the plant to an end. The company did not delve into specifics of the offer it tendered to United […]