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January 24, 2020 - The federal government's budget implementation legislation for 2017 and 2018 (Bills C-63 and C-86) included extensive changes to Part I

January 20, 2020 - Recently an internal communication was sent to members by Telus management with explanations for the dramatic increase in complaints filed against Telus to the CCTS (Commis

January 17, 2020 - Members of Indigenous ancestry (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) are invited to apply to attend the USW Third National Gathering of Indigenous Steelworkers, that will take place on April 15-16 in Toronto, Ontario. 

December 19, 2018 - We know that our members at Telus that worked in Concierge positions have been patiently waiting to hear the outcome of grievances filed in 2013 and 2014.

December 19, 2018 - Tomorrow, Thursday, December 20, 2018, eligible members in Alberta Units of USW Local 1944 will be electing two (2) Regional Executive Officers for Alberta. The vote will be occurring between the hours of 7:00 am and 7:00 pm (Mountain Time).

December 18, 2018 - Over the past week, USW Local 1944 eligible members in Alberta Units should have received a package containing voting instructions and a unique PIN for the upcoming Election of two (2) Regional Executive Officers for Alberta on December 20, 2018. The Helpline number that was included was incorrect. Please take note of the correct number below.

December 17, 2018 - Over the past week, USW Local 1944 eligible members in Alberta Units should have received a package containing voting instructions and a unique PIN for the upcoming Election of two (2) Regional Executive Officers for Alberta on December 20, 2018.

December 7, 2018 - The deadline to apply to the new District 6 Mentorship Program is Monday, December 31, 2018. This program is meant to increase exchanges between Steelworkers, by pairing up Leaners with Mentors – both are volunteer roles. The pair is expected to commit for 12 months and to hold a monthly conversation about issues arising from the Learner’s local.

A Learner is a Steelworker looking to expand their skill set. The learner will be picking the topics which they feel they need a more experienced perspective on.

December 6, 2018 - On December 6, 1989, 14 women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal were murdered simply because they were born women.

December 4, 2018 - The USW is pleased to work with Local 1944 to offer Shop Steward Level 1 courses in Montreal and Rimouski. The rescheduled Montreal course will now be held March 25–26, 2019 and the rescheduled Rimouski course will be held March 28–29, 2019.

December 3, 2018 - As per the Administrators’ Report, USW Local 1944 will be conducting re-run elections for the two (2) positions of Regional Executive Officer for Alberta.