May 25, 2017
CCAA Restructuring Update
The Senior Level Committee from LEW and the Committee from the
Pickling Plant have reached an understanding for a tentative agreement with
Bedrock Industries. We are currently working to complete the necessary
paperwork. When the paperwork is complete we will be in a position to look
at setting up meetings with the membership and retirees. After which time
we would arrange for the members to vote.
The Committees would like to thank all our members and
retirees for their support and patience during this lengthy process.
USW Local 8782 and 8782B
May 16, 2017
CCAA Restructuring Update
The Senior Level Committee continues to negotiate with all
stakeholders to reach a successful restructuring agreement. USW Local 8782
has yet to finalize an understanding on an agreement on a restructuring deal and
we are hopeful we can achieve this in the coming weeks. As has been
reported the Salary employees have voted on and reached an agreement on a
restructuring deal. The Province has reached an understanding with Bedrock
and Stelco. USS parent company has reached an understanding with Bedrock,
the Province and Stelco. There is a target date of June 9, 2017 for a
sanction hearing to approve a restructuring plan to exit CCAA.
May 2, 2017
Profit Sharing payment for the 1st Quarter 2017
The payment date is May 12.
The Lake Erie Works Profit Sharing Plan calculation is based
on EBITDA (Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization).
EBITDA for Quarter 1, 2017
exceeded the required trigger of $25 million. As such, for all eligible
employees there will be a payment under the profit sharing plan for Q1 2017.
PROFIT SHARING PLAN – QUARTERLY REPORT
Q 1 2017
Payments based upon fully qualifying:
employees - 500 hours
March 3, 2017
Retirees Income Tax T-4 Statements
Retirees, will be receiving three slips this
Tax slips retirees will be receiving will include one for their pension income
and applicable deductions, another for their taxable benefit for their life
insurance and a third for the profit sharing payments that they received in
2016. Retirees will need to receive all of these slips in order to properly file
March 17, 2017
Retiree Changes for
Prescription Drugs, Emergency Dental and Medical Effective April 1, 2017.
To view the changes go to the
Group Benefits page.
September 3, 2015
For people wanting to view copies of Court Documents
including the Monitors report which relate to the CCAA proceeding you can access them on
the Court appointed Monitors website
Grievance Form Package
Here is a package to assist the steward body on the grievance
procedure and process. To view the guideline click on the link below
Family Services Employee Assistance Program
The intent of the program is to assist troubled employees in
arranging for appropriate private outside resources. If you have questions on
the extent of assistance or require help please don't hesitate to call
1-800-668-9920 or for more information go to the website at
http://www.myfseap.com/english/myeap/home.asp and login, user name is ussc
and password is steel.
None of these are endorsed or promoted by the Local 8782. They strictly
for your information.
Rogers 25% discount for Stelco Employees.
For more information click here
Stelco Employee New Vehicle Program.
information click here
Group Home and Car etc. Insurance.
more Information Click Here
Your Guide to the Employment Standards Act.
This will explain your rights under the act as it relates to
Hours of Work, Pregnancy and Parental Leave, Family Medical Leave or Personal
Emergency Leave etc.
Go to the Meetings and Public
Events page for upcoming meetings
Updated May 2, 2017
We are trying to establish a database of e-mails for news bulletins etc.
for our members and retirees. If you have an e-mail address and would like to
be added to this list please click on one of the links below.
Members: Please be sure to include your full name or it
will not be used. We need
to know we are only sending to our members. Send to
Retirees mail to: Send to
Local 8782 was first chartered in 1978. We negotiate
collective agreements for our members at U.S. Steel (former Stelco) Lake Erie
Works, Pickling Division, Harsco Services, and ESM. Since our members are
directly employed in the Steel Industry, it is our responsibility to be involved
in the fight to save the steel industry in Canada. For this reason we are
launching this web site to communicate the latest developments that affect
We hope to use this site as another avenue to communicate to
our membership on past, present and future initiatives. If you have any
suggestions of what you would like to see, please use our feedback page and we
will review all suggestions.