USW aims to form transatlantic ´super union´

Ottawa, Canada – The United Steelworkers union has entered into a formal exploration process that could result in the formation of the world’s biggest union and the first Trans-Atlantic trade organisation.

At a ceremony held on 18 April in Ottawa as part of the Steelworkers´ Canadian National Policy Congress, representatives of the USW and the United Kingdom-based Amicus and Transport & General Workers (T&G) unions signed an accord to set up a merger exploration committee which will be tasked with laying down a foundation for a…

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