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Thursday, the final day of our Local Union Delegated Meeting, began with reports from the Women of Steel Committee, the NextGen Committee, the Civil an

April 19, 2018 - Today, Thursday, April 19th, 2018, USW Local 1944 conducted the Election of Local Union Officers and Unit Officials 2018. Voting ran from 5:00 am to 8:00 pm (Pacific Time) by electronic ballot using Intelivote.

The election results can be viewed online.

The newly elected officials will take their positions in May, for a three-year term.

April 18, 2018 - Tomorrow, Thursday, April 19th, 2018, members of the USW Local 1944 will be electing the Local Union Officers and Unit Officials. The vote will be occurring between the hours of 5:00 am and 8:00 pm (Pacific Time).

This will be a secret ballot electronic vote and your vote will remain confidential.

The list of nominations can be viewed here.

April 14, 2018 - Steelworkers helped build the NDP; now we want to keep it growing. Together, we can elect a government that is on our side.

The USW District 6 is inviting our Local 1944 members in Ontario interested in getting more involved in politics, to apply for a week-long USW Election School. The schools will take place from Wednesdays to Tuesdays, on the following dates:

April 13, 2018 - Over the past week, USW Local 1944 members should have received a package containing voting instructions and a unique PIN for the upcoming Election

April 10, 2018 - In 2018, Equal Pay Day is on April 10, the 99th day of the year, because it took an average 99 more days for Canadian women to earn what men earned in 2017.

In 2018, Canadian women still earn 30% less than men. The gender wage gap is even greater for women of color (over 35%) and Aboriginal women (over 40%).

However, Canadian women are as well or more educated than men, women's work is undervalued and the gender wage gap persists.

April 9, 2018 - USW Local 9700 members from ABI Smelter in Bécancour, Québec, are currently on tour around Québec to reach out to our USW Brothers and Sisters, in a call for massive solidarity.

April 4, 2018 - Seven more members from Local 1944 will be attending the prestigious USW's Leadership Development Scholarship four-year program in 2018.

Participants are selected based on their activism, interest, and commitment within our Local and their communities.

The program provides our members with the opportunity for specialized activist training in a classroom of rank and file Steelworkers from various workplaces across North America, where they will learn with and from fellow USW members.

April 3, 2018 - The election of the USW Local 1944 Local Union Officers and Unit Officials 2018 will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2018.

The list of nominations can be viewed here.

USW Local 1944 members are encouraged to participate in the election process.

Members will vote by electronic balloting via the internet at or by telephone at 1-866-949-4979.