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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.

October 2, 2018 - We appreciate the patience from USW Local 1944 members as we worked through Administration over the past few months. 

October 1, 2018 - In Canada, October is Women’s History Month, a time dedicated to honour the achievements and contributions of women and girls today and throughout our history.

September 28, 2018 - USW Local 1944 encourages our members in Québec to make their vote count on Monday, October 1, 2018, for the 2018 provincial general election.

September 21, 2018 - Advance voting for the 2018 provincial general election in Québec starts today, Friday, September 21, 2018.

September 13, 2018 - ‘Steelworkers Mentoring Steelworkers’ is a brand-new program launched by USW District 6.

September 12, 2018 - The USW is pleased to work with Local 1944 to offer Shop Steward Level 1 courses across Canada. Registration for Level 1 is now available for November and December 2018 classes.

August 31, 2018 - On Monday, September 3, 2018, we celebrate Labour Day. We remember and give thanks for what unions have done to shape Canadian working conditions and labour rights.

August 27, 2018 - On Monday, September 3, 2018, USW Local 1944 will be participating in the Vancouver “Labour Day at the PNE” rally, organized by the Vancouver and District Labour Council.