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2018-Jun-15 Hotline National Indigenous Day

June 21st is National Indigenous Day. Local 1944 invites all our members to recognize and celebrate the heritage and culture of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples in our communities.

2018-Jun-14 Hotline Vice-President BC Betty Carrasco announces her retirement from Local 1944

Betty Carrasco, Vice-President BC of Local 1944, longest serving-member of our Executive Board, and Chair of our Local's Women of Steel Committee, will retire this month on June 30, 2018, after working for our Local for over 20 years.

2018-Jun-14 Hotline Local 1944 to be placed under temporary emergency administration

On June 12, 2018, the USW International addressed a letter to officially inform our membership that Local 1944 is being placed under temporary emergency administration.

2018-Jun-6 Hotline Remembering our Sister Brenda Forward

It is with great sadness that USW Local 1944 announces the passing of Brenda Forward, the Local's Regional Executive Officer for Ontario, on June 6, 2018.

2018-Jun-6 Hotline We can make a difference on June 7

The Ontario election is going to be a close race on Thursday, June 7, 2018. Ontario just cannot afford Doug Ford.

2018-Jun-4 Hotline Additional date for Executive Board to hear protests

The USW Local 1944 Executive Board will continue deliberations on the remaining election protests that were filed on Wednesday, June 6th. 

2018-May-30 Hotline USW District 6 Conference 2018 Application

The USW will be holding its District 6 Conference on the theme "Power Up - Don't stop, until you've changed the world!".

2018-May-29 Hotline USW Local 1944 Scholarship

Every year, USW Local 1944 offers three educational scholarships of $750 and four scholarships of $1,000 to children of union members graduating from high school.

2018-May-29 Hotline USW response to expressed concerns about USW Local 1944 Election

Members expressed their concerns about the USW Local 1944 Election, conducted on April 19, 2018.

2018-May-28 Hotline USW International Women’s Conference 2018 Application

The USW will be holding its International Women's Conference at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto, Ontario, on October