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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.

July 26, 2018 - USW Local 1944 is pleased to inform our members that after six months of negotiations, and a marathon 32-consecutive hour bargaining session, a tentative agreement was reached between Unit 60 Vancouver and Surrey certifications and Shaw Cable on Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

Full details of the tentative collective agreement will be sent to members of Unit 60 along with details of the upcoming ratification meetings.

July 26, 2017 - USW Local 1944 is excited for the upcoming NDP leadership race.

July 25, 2018 - The Unit 60 Shaw Bargaining Committee would like to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement with Shaw Cablesystems on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Further details will be communicated shortly.

"We want to thank the members of Unit 60 for the support that you have given the bargaining committee throughout this process. We couldn't have made it to this point without your solidarity," stated Lee Riggs, Chief Negotiator.

July 19, 2018 - Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1944 at Shaw Cable in Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey, and Langley have strongly voted in favor of strike action.

July 18, 2018 - As USW Local 1944 is now under administration, here is brief introduction to the administration team:

July 11, 2018 - USW Local 1944 members have 21 days left to send their applications for USW Local 1944's Annual Scholarships. 

July 9, 2018 - To prepare a JEMS (Job Evaluation) request to review the Client Care Rep IV Service 2.0 position, USW Local 1944 has developed a survey that can be completed online.

June 29, 2018 - Canada Day is a time of celebration from coast to coast.Today we celebrate the 151st anniversary of Canada as we know it, since the signing of Confederation on July 1, 1867. We celebrate our culture, our diverse communities, and our values as Canadian citizens.
 
On this day, calling Canada home is something we can be proud of. We live in a forward-thinking country whose natural beauty and vibrant cities are only surpassed by its imaginative and multicultural people. As we reflect on Canada's diverse history and achievements, we acknowledge our fellow Canadians and imagine what our collective future can hold.