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CONTENT

  • Acting President’s Message: Let’s stay connected to create the needed change
  • News from Unit 60: Shaw doesn’t want to share a dime of its profits with Unit 60 Abbotsford members
  • Women in the pandemic: Women have been paying a heavy price since the beginning of the pandemic-induced recession
  • 2020, a year in pictures
  • Education: 59th Convention of the BC Federation of Labour
  • New bill to protect retirees and workers in case of business bankruptcy in Quebec
  • The Steelworkers Humanity Fund gives back to our communities 2021 USW National Aboriginal Committee Connecting Circles

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December 23, 2020 - Acting President Donna Hokiro reflects on the past year and reminds us that we need to stay connected if we want to be able to create the needed change. The fight continues for Unit 60 Abbotsford members as Shaw doesn’t want to share a dime of its profits. Please use the hashtag #NoFear on social media to show your support.
November 30, 2020 - On November 20th, Members voted to elect their LUDM delegates and USW – Telus bargaining committee members, and election results have been announced. In a statement, Acting President Donna Hokiro explains why it is important that members at Telus participate in the bargaining survey and get involved in this round of bargaining.
October 30, 2020 - As the Executive Board met by Zoom videoconference in mid-October, Board members received Officer and Committee reports and approved the amalgamation of Units 1, 5 and 7 into a new Unit 7. Sister Brooke Downey stepped down from her positions as REO Ontario and Chair of the Civil and Human Rights Committee; the Local Union is thankful for her fierce activism and dedication to the membership.
August 31, 2020 - Check out the August 2020 issue of your magazine. In this issue, Acting President Donna Hokiro discusses the necessity of solidarity in moving an employer to do the right thing. Secretary-Treasurer Michael Phillips writes on the death of CUPE member Jimmy Martin and why it should have been prosecuted under the Westray Law.

July 30, 2020 - Check out the July 2020 issue of your magazine.

As the Executive Board met by Zoom videoconference in mid-July, members addressed their thanks to long-time activist and departing Regional Executive Officer Alberta David Skrober for his invaluable commitment to the Local Union.

May 29, 2020 - Check out the May 2020 issue of your magazine.

USW Local 1944 members commemorated the Day of Mourning on April 28. The pandemic is affecting our lives in many ways, bringing along anxiety and burnout. A good way to shake off the negativity is to join one of the Pride events organized this year, some of them will be virtual. This issue also features the Steelworkers Humanity Fund’s report for 2019 and information on scholarships for 2020.