United Steelworkers Local 2010

University Pension Project (UPP3)
A New Path to University Pension Sustainability for Workers
For several years, the United Steelworkers (USW) have been engaged in discussions with several universities in Ontario regarding the creation of a university-specific, multi-employer, defined benefit Jointly Sponsored Pension Plan (JSPP). Click on the links below to review the progress to date of the University Pension Project (UPP3).

Backgrounder #1  | Backgrounder #2 | Letter to USW Local 2010 Members

Pride Parade | June 17, 2017 | Noon | McBurney Park
Local 2010 will be participating in the Kingston Pride Parade again this year!
Join us to march in the Parade with our banner and visit us at our information table afterwards.
The Parade leaves McBurney Park (Clergy & Ordnance Streets) at 12 noon and loops back around to finish at the same park at approximately 1:00 pm.
Afterward check out the Village Fair (until 4:00 pm)
Live performances | Local bands | Wide variety of vendors | Information tables
Family-friendly, dog-friendly, all are welcome!

Pay-equity supporters say ‘gap’ still exists
“Canada needs to make changes to steer the country away from the rise of the “gig economy” and ensure good jobs remain available, said one of the people running to be leader of the New Democratic Party. Charlie Angus, the MP for Timmins-James Bay, was at Queen’s University Tuesday to lend his support to a rally for pay equity between men and women. “We’ve seen the disappearance of the middle class in this country,” Angus said.”
The Kingston Whig-Standard 2017 © Read more

The Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference
June 2 – 16, 2017 | Congratulations to our own Briana Broderick, VP Local 2010, as one of this year’s participants in the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference. Bri will complete her Study Tour in Nova Scotia in June.

Pension Tips and Retirement Planning Sessions
If you are planning on retiring in the next few years, it’s a good idea to work through the details in advance of the big day! Join us for a hands-on session where you can work at a computer to explore some of the online retirement tools.
Thursday, June 8, 2017 | 12:05-12:55pm | Jeffrey Hall | Room 156