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July 9, 2020 - The Local Union received a favourable arbitration award on June 29, 2020, reinstating a terminated member, in a case led by one of our Loca

July 2, 2020 - On Friday, the Union was notified by Telus that a member had

June 30, 2020 - Hello Brothers and Sisters,

As we celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike, there are several lessons to be learned from this historic moment of Canada’s labour movement. Much of what workers were fighting for 100 years ago we need to keep fighting for today. With newly elected Conservative governments in Ontario and Alberta, we mustn’t take our rights for granted. Understanding how events unfolded in 1919 can prepare us for securing a better future.

May 16, 2019 - The Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care (OCBCC) is calling a Day of Action this Wednesday for leafleting and petition collection about the province’s child care cuts at child care centres all across Ontario.

Wednesday, May 22nd, especially at drop-off time 7:45am-9:00am.

May 1, 2019 - May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada. In 2019, there is still tremendous progress to be made to achieve diversity and inclusivity in our workplaces. To this day, Asian communities living in Canada continue to face individual and institutional racism, Islamophobia and ongoing socioeconomic struggles.

April 30, 2019 - Telus is holding its Annual General Meeting Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 8:30 am (PT) at Telus Garden, 5th floor, 510 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia.

April 30, 2019 - A march is scheduled in Montréal on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, for International Labour Day. The march will start at 6:00 pm from the Park metro station (at the corner of Avenue du Parc and Jean-Talon). Among other demands, the march will support these crucial demands:

April 26, 2019 - April 28 is the National Day of Mourning. On this day, we dedicate a moment to honour the workers killed, injured or made ill by their job. As some Canadians’ governments are currently rolling back workers’ protections, the National Day of Mourning is a reminder that many of these occupational accidents are the direct consequence of employers putting profit-before-people.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - The Advance poll days for the 2019 Provincial General Election in Alberta start today, April 9, 2019, and will continue until Saturday, April 13, 2019, inclusive, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm daily.

March 26, 2019 - On April 28th, we celebrate the National Day of Mourning and we commemorate workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness due to workplace related hazards or disease. Local 1944 members in Quebec are encouraged to participate in the rally scheduled that day, at the National Assembly in Québec City.