|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.