Please find our Strike Vote Handout and Strike FAQ. Strike Vote Handout Strike FAQ Also, check out our video of practice pickets across the nation.
USW Local 1944 is ready and waiting to reopen negotiations with Telus to conclude a fair Collective Agreement. If you are already aware of our position on the issues you can see that we are not asking for anything outrageous: wages that account for the increasing cost of living, some improvements of little cost to Telus, and we’re seeking that Telus drop further concessions to health benefits, pension and other items, which are wholly unnecessary given Telus’ present financial success.
Participation in the Online Bargaining Support Kit Part 1 – Awards was fantastic. We filled the social media and inboxes of many organizations that have given Telus awards recently, and we hope that this makes them reconsider the ethical aspect of who they choose to honour in the future. It’s apparent that members are wanting to do what they can to make Telus act fairly towards its workforce.
Monday September 5th will mark Canada’s 128th official Labour Day. It’s a day for all of us to recognize the role of the Labour Movement in moving us toward a prosperous and fair way of life.
Concert has been instrumental in developing rental housing, and prioritizing the use of Union labour in its projects, throughout Canada.
District 3 will be holding a week-long District School at the Trickle Creek Lodge & Kimberley Alpine Resort in Kimberley, BC, October 2-7, 2022. The school commences with registration on Sunday, October 2nd and continues until noon on Friday, October 7th.
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 October 5-6, 2022 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.
The USW will be holding its National Women’s Conference at the Delta Hotel by Marriott in Quebec City, Quebec, on October 17-20, 2022.

Every year, USW Local 1944 offers 7 scholarships to members’ children graduating from high school and registering in any post-secondary public institution:

  • 3 educational scholarships of $750
  • 4 scholarships of $1,000

 The following requirements must be met:

USW Local 1944 Trustee Natasha Aodan has left the employ of Telus and therefore by extension the Local’s Executive Board. However, we are very pleased to announce that the Executive Board has unanimously selected Jennifer Lyons to join the Board in this Trustee position.
The application process is now open for members seeking to become a Local 1944 Delegate to the USW International Constitutional Convention taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, from Monday August 8th to Thursday August 11th (with travel days on August 7th and 12th).