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Announcement from the Administrator for August 9, 2019 August 9, 2019 - I am pleased to announce that we have established a Grievance Committee for Local 1944. The creation of this new Committee is a key component of our overall Strategic Plan that was developed by President Isabelle Miller with the assistance of District 3 Director, Steve Hunt and myself.

 July 30, 2019 - Pride events are taking place until September. Our Local recognizes and supports the struggles of our LGBTQ members. All individuals should be treated as being equally deserving of respect, dignity and freedom. We must continue to change mentalities and build safe work environments for all of our members. Pride events are the opportunity to support human rights for all.

July 15, 2019 - There are only a few days left to submit your applications to Local 1944 scholarships.

November 30, 2018 - During the District 5 Conference, Local 1944 was proud to make a $5,000 donation to the locked-out ABI workers from USW Local 9700.

November 27, 2018 - In an effort to keep the membership informed regarding the implementation of the recommendations contained in the Administrator’s Report on November 15, we wish to share the following information.

November 23, 2018 - November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which marks the beginning of 16 days of activism against gender-based violence in Canada.

November 19, 2018 - USW Local 1944 encourages our members in British Columbia to make their vote count regarding the proposed electoral reform.

November 15, 2018

Sisters and Brothers,

I am pleased to advise you that the Administrators have now completed our Report.

November 9, 2018 - Remembrance Day marks the observance of the end of the first World War on November 11, 1918, with the signing of the armistice between the Allies and Germany, one hundred years ago.

November 8, 2018 - Today, November 8, marks the second anniversary of Shaw Cablesystems illegally laying off 54 of our members in violation of the collective agreement.

November 8, 2018 - Following the two previous campaigns that were organized in December 2017 and August 2018, Women of Steel from USW Local 1944 are organizing another day of action later this month.