On the passing of Brother Keith Murphy

Local Union 1944 is heartbroken to announce the death of Brother Keith Murphy, who was killed on the job in a workplace accident in the early hours of April 12, 2022.
 
Brother Murphy has worked as an Access Technician for Telus since 2015 and hailed out of Unit 4 in the Kootenay region of Eastern British Columbia. Keith was 31 years old.
 
Naturally, this is a difficult time for Keith’s family, friends, and coworkers, and they are being supported by the USW Emergency Response Team.
 
If you are in need of personal support from your Union to cope with this tragic loss, please reach out to our USW Staff Representative Jayson Little at [email protected] or 778-837-3584.
 
Local 1944 has conveyed our heartfelt condolences to Keith’s family during this difficult time. Please be considerate and respectful of the family during this time of sorrow.
 
1944 is doing all that we can to assist the ongoing investigation, and to show our support
to the Murphy / Ricard families.

In Solidarity,
USW Local 1944