Energy March to Quebec City (La Marche de l’énergie)
Twenty USW 9490 members departed from Alma, Quebec on May 1, 2012 to do a 209 kilometres relay on foot to reach the steps of the National Assembly in Quebec City to deliver a petition to Quebec legislators.
Solidarity in Alma: The Wife Piquetage!
On Saturday, April 21, 200 women (wives, friends, sisters, mothers, daughters of locked-out USW 9490 members) joined the locked-out RTA workers to show their support and solidarity, wearing special pink t-shirts designed for the occasion.
Rio TInto Global Unions Strategy Session
Unions from around the world, representing members working at worldwide conglomerate Rio Tinto operations, share strategies.
Off The Podium: Rio Tinto AGM – Brisbane, Australia
Two workers from the smelter have come to Australia and have received solidarity from the Queensland Council of Unions and other trade unions for their ‘Off the Podium’ campaign.
Massive Alma Rally March 31 – Worldwide Solidarity
More than 8,000 people marched through the streets of Alma in Lac Saint-Jean to demand an end to the lock out and to fight for the preservation of jobs at the Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA) smelter. USW National Director Ken Neumann addresses the crowd.
Massive rally on the streets of Alma, Quebec in support of locked-out Rio TInto Workers
More than 8,000 people marched through the streets of Alma in Lac Saint-Jean on March 31 to demand an end to the lock out and to fight for the preservation of jobs at the Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA) smelter.