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CONTENT

  • Telus: Your Bargaining Committee keeps up the hard work before negotiations
  • Unit 60 Shaw Abbotsford: Your collective agreement is now available online
  • Changes to our staff
  • Alberta Federation of Labour Convention 2021
  • Local 1944 gives another $2,000 in support of the Union Protein Project
  • USW Scholarships

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List of Transmitter Magazine issues

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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.

March 31, 2020 - Check out the March 2020 issue of your magazine. 

While members of Unit 60 Abbotsford are getting ready for the beginning of the round of bargaining with Shaw, the fight goes on for IBEW 213 Ledcor workers. This issue also features a word from our National Acting President, the election of our Office Coordinator to MoveUp’s Executive Board, useful resources on COVID-19, and Seniority lists for USW Local 1944 members.

February 28, 2020 - Check out the February 2020 issue of your magazine.

Congratulations to Unit 63 members at Stratcom for the ratification of a collective agreement! This issue also features members’ experiences at the Canadian Labour Congress Winter School in BC, our members showing solidarity through joint action with COPE 434 members in Quebec City, and more!