Women of Steel: Guides and Resources
Building Networks and Coalitions
To win the positive changes we need our workplaces, our communities, our economies and in society; and to defeat legislative, public policy and other changes that will hurt working families in the United States, Canada and countries around the world.
Communications Guide for Women of Steel
In coordination with the International Communications Department, we have developed a guide to help Women of Steel members who wish to assist us by writing articles and stories for the USW Working Women website.
Women's Committee Building Solidarity Action Calendar
Create Your Own Women's Committee "Building Solidarity
Useful Reports and Studies
The following reports, studies, and issue papers contain valuable information on various topics which have been done specifically for and about women and their issues by various organizations and research groups.
Step-by-Step to Elected Office
There are a number of resources available to all members seeking to run for local union positions. This guide is but one such resource. Members interested in running for elected office should not hesitate to contact their staff representative.
Statement of Policy on Sexual Harassment
Sexual Harassment is not a joke. It creates feelings of uneasiness, humiliation and discomfort. It is an expression of perceived power and superiority by the harasser over another person. There are two principle fundamental to the trade union movement: human rights and solidarity. Sexual harassment strikes at the heart of both.
"Measuring Our Progress. Are We There Yet?"
Women have struggled for equality, democracy, and social justice over many decades. None of the progress we have made has come easy. We have worked in our unions, in our communities, in politics, and in our personal lives. Together we have made our voices heard. Together we have demanded an end to injustice.