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2017-Nov-10 Hotline Honour and Remember on Remembrance Day

November 11, 1918 marked the end of the first World War by the signing of the armistice between the Allies and Germany.

2017-Nov-9 Hotline Stay informed with the Transmitter, Fall 2017 release

Keep up-to-date on the latest happenings! The Fall 2017 edition of the Transmitter is now available online: http://www.usw1944.ca/pdf/Transmitter-Fall-2017.pdf

2017-Nov-8 Hotline Shaw’s 54 layoffs are not forgotten

Today, November 8th, is the one year anniversary of the Shaw reorganization that resulted in 54 of our members being laid off.

2017-Nov-7 Hotline Pension Increase for TWPP Retirees

The Board of Trustees of the Telecommunications Workers Pension Plan (TWPP) approved a 3.50% pension increase for all members who retired prior to January 1, 2010.

2017-Oct-31 Hotline Bylaw Ratification Vote is November 21st

The TWU, USW National Local 1944 Bylaw Ratification vote for 2017 will be occurring on November 21st by electronic ballot, between the hours of 5:00am and 5:00pm (Pacific Time).

2017-Oct-27 Hotline Hang Up On Abuse Campaign Garners Results

Telus Communications announced to its call centre employees that it is taking the issue of call centre abuse seriously.

2017-Oct-26 Hotline Deadline for Resolutions to the 2018 Local Annual Delegated Meeting

This is a reminder to all members that the deadline for resolutions to the Local Annual Delegated Meeting is approaching earlier than usual this year.

2017-Oct-26 Hotline USW International Executive Board Acclamations

The Tellers for the 2017 USW International Executive Board vote have announced that the following positions have been acclaimed:

2017-Oct-23 Hotline Your Right to Refuse; the system does work

You may have seen any number of local news articles regarding the problem of aging elevator systems in the Greater Vancouver Area.

2017-Oct-20 Hotline IBEW 213 reaches a settlement with Shaw

Today, the Telecommunications Workers Union, United Steelworkers National Local 1944 became aware of the settlement that has been signed between International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 213 and Shaw on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.