The Canadian Nuclear Workers’ Council (CNWC) would like to make a submission in regards to CNSC Staff’s Regulatory Oversight Report for Uranium Mines, Mills, Historic, and Decommissioned Sites in Canada for 2020, reference CMD 21-M34. Please include this letter for the Commission’s public meeting scheduled for December 15-16, 2021.
The CNWC is a regular participant in CNSC proceedings. The Canadian Nuclear Workers’ Council has been the collective voice of Unionized Workers across Canada’s Nuclear Industry since 1993. Our Member Unions represent Workers in uranium mines and mills, nuclear fuel fabrication facilities, nuclear power plant (NPP) operation and maintenance, NPP construction and refurbishment, engineering, medical isotope production, nuclear research
and development, nuclear waste management and decommissioning.
Specific to this submission, two CNWC Member Unions represent Workers at Uranium Mines and Mills covered by this report. Members of the United Steel Workers (USW) are employed by Cameco and Members of UNIFOR are employed by Orano…