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June 9, 2021 - Three new Shop Steward classes will be held in August. These August sessions will be held in English only.

June 7, 2021 - USW Local 1944 is proud to announce that we will be holding a Pension Information Presentation with all four Union Trustees and the Plan Administrator of the TWPP.

RealityCheck results are in: 53% of respondents say their PulseCheck answers are a reflection of what the company wants to hear and not what they truly feel.
May 27, 2021 - On Tuesday, May 25, the Local Union officers took their positions for a three-year term. Local 1944 Executive Board members were sworn-in via Zoom videoconference. Congratulations to all Executive Board members! We have the pleasure to announce that as of May 25, 2021, the Local is no longer under Administration.
May 19, 2021 - [email protected], formerly known as the TWU-USW Employee Life and Health Plan, is looking for a USW Local 1944 member who is interested to serve as a plan trustee.

May 13, 2021 - Every year, USW Local 1944 offers 7 scholarships to members’ children graduating from high school and registering in any post-secondary public institution:

  • 3 educational scholarships of $750
  • 4 scholarships of $1,000

The following requirements must be met:

May 11, 2021 - Three new Shop Steward classes will be held in July. Please note that these July sessions will be held in English only. Our latest set of Shop Steward classes filled up within a few hours, so don’t delay your registration. Don’t miss out on this opportunity for empowering yourself and your coworkers! 

May 10, 2021 - Local 1944 is excited to announce a Shop Steward Level 1 Training session in June. This session will be held in French only.

May 5, 2021 - We’re very excited to announce a whole new line of Local 1944 clothing, with fresh designs to let you support your Local in style. All products are Union Made, and can be purchased by credit card and shipped to your door. 

Visit our online store on Shopify at https://shopusw1944.ca

Here is the price list of our new items, sizes go from XS to 4XL:

May 3, 2021 - This year once again, Telus is holding its Annual General Meeting virtually, via live audio webcast on Friday, May 7 at 8:30 am, Pacific Time. President Donna Hokiro will be attending the AGM to represent members of Local 1944.

How to vote

If you are a Telus employee share plan holder, you will receive by mail or email your notice and voting materials form from Computershare.

You are able to vote your shares, or appoint someone else for the vote:

April 22, 2021 - Today, Thursday, April 22nd, 2021, USW Local 1944 conducted the Election of Local Union Officers and Unit Officials 2021.

Voting ran from 5:00 am to 8:00 pm (Pacific Time) by electronic ballot using Intelivote.

The election results can be viewed online.