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November 23, 2020 - Please see the attached list of acclaimed or elected USW Local 1944 – Telus Bargaining Committee members, and acclaimed or elected Delegates and Alternate Delegates to the 2021 Local Union Delegated Meeting. All results attached have been ratified by Local 1944 Administrator Omero Landi, with the exception of the four tied Delegate positions listed. For these positions, Brother Landi will conduct a witnessed draw of names to determine those elected, and the candidates affected will be notified.

November 19, 2020 - Tomorrow, Friday, November 20th, 2020, members will be electing the Local Union Delegated Meeting Delegates and USW Local 1944 – Telus

November 17, 2020 - Over the past couple weeks, USW Local 1944 members should have received a package in the mail containing voting instructions and a unique PIN for the upcoming Election of Loc

November 10, 2020 - The deadline for acceptance or decline of nominations for LUDM Delegate or USW Local 1944 – Telus Bargaining Committee members has passed and we have heard from all nominees. Some positions will proceed with balloting on November 20, while other positions have had candidates already acclaimed, pending approval of the final election results.
November 3, 2020 - Units are able to pass resolutions that they want to be considered at the Local Union Delegated Meeting, which is being held March 16-18, 2021. For a Unit to pass a resolution to the LUDM, a member of the Unit must propose the resolution at their Q4 Unit Meeting being held in either November or December, it must be in a correct format, and the Unit Meeting must approve it by majority vote. To be clear, your November or December Unit meeting is the only Unit Meeting at which such a resolution may still be passed prior to the submission deadline.

November 3, 2020 - To help close the gap created by the pandemic, the United Steelworkers are hosting our first-ever virtual conference on Tuesday, November 17 and Wednesday, November 18, 2020. This conference, open to all Steelworkers, will consist of nearly 100 different training sessions that will provide members with practical knowledge to take back to their workplaces. 

The conference is structured around 10 themes:

October 28, 2020 - The Women of Steel Committee has been working on a series of four Special Publications addressing common mental health issues, including burnout. We are releasing one publication each month. All four publications are inter-linked. 

October 13, 2020 - The 2020 Provincial Election is now underway in British Columbia. This election, there are more ways to vote than ever:

At-risk voters and voters with disabilities have access to accessible voting: these options include curbside voting, assisted telephone voting, and site-based voting.

September 28, 2020 - The BC Federation of Labour is holding its 59th Constitutional Convention, on November 24, 25 and 26, 2020. Exceptionally this year, given public health orders prohibiting mass gatherings, the convention will be held virtually. 

September 25, 2020 - The Women of Steel Committee has been working on a series of four Special Publications addressing common mental health issues, including burnout. We are releasing one publication each month.

September 21, 2020 - Local 1944 created a poster and organized a photo contest to honour all Telecom Workers that allow Canadians to work from home. The contest is now over, and all the votes tallied and our winners are: