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Once again this year, the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL), in partnership with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), will be hosting students from across Alberta at thei

We’ve posted various materials on our Digital Union Board that promote the amazing 97% Strike Mandate you gave your Committee and other bargaining-related materials.
The BC Federation of Labour holds its 60th Constitutional Convention from November 21 to 25, 2022. If you are interested in being a USW Local 1944 Delegate, please submit your application here.
USW Local 1944 is aware of Telus’ abuse of compulsory overtime language under the Collective Agreement. In response, we are filing a policy grievance against the practice of forcing compulsory overtime when members already have scheduled vacations. We are also supporting the filing of grievances where the scheduling of compulsory overtime violates other provisions of the Canada Labour Code.

November 23, 2022

As you may be aware, your current Collective Agreement is set to expire on November 30, 2022. With that in mind, your Bargaining Committee has been elected at your Q3 Unit meeting. They are Al Pasternak and Bev Gordon! Al brings experience and continuity from having served your last Bargaining Committee and Bev brings fresh eyes and ideas. Your elected members will be supported at the table by a Staff Representative from the USW as well as a Local Union Representative from Local 1944.

When the Company chose to bargain directly with YOU last week by emailing you a summary of their offer on the same day they presented it to your Bargaining Committee, they were attempting to undermine your Union. They felt that they had the ‘pulse’ of the Members and that you’d buy what they were selling.
As mentioned in Bargaining Update #17, your Bargaining Committee is holding Strike Mandate Vote meetings to be able to clearly show Telus that we are not backing down.
Take a look at Telus members as they RiseUP! #USWBatLight #FairContractNow #USW1944
Monday September 5th will mark Canada’s 128th official Labour Day. It’s a day for all of us to recognize the role of the Labour Movement in moving us toward a prosperous and fair way of life.
Concert has been instrumental in developing rental housing, and prioritizing the use of Union labour in its projects, throughout Canada.
District 3 will be holding a week-long District School at the Trickle Creek Lodge & Kimberley Alpine Resort in Kimberley, BC, October 2-7, 2022. The school commences with registration on Sunday, October 2nd and continues until noon on Friday, October 7th.