The United Steelworkers is marking the sixth-month anniversary of its strike against Vale Inco by filing a bad-faith bargaining complaint with the Ontario Labor Relations Board, asking it to order the company to resume bargaining with the union and a mediator.
The complaint also asks the board to order Vale Inco to compensate strikers for wages, benefits and seniority lost if the OLRB determines Vale Inco has prolonged the strike with its bargaining practices. Click here for more on this story.
Click here for more information about this important fight our sisters and brothers in Canada are involved in. And click here to find out how you can help by participating in the Workers Uniting campaign to help the strikers and their families. Workers Uniting is the world's first global union, a partnership between the United Steelworkers in the United States and Canada and Unite the Union in the United Kingdom and Ireland.