November 23, 2021 - Today is the 2021 USW International Executive Board Election for the office of USW District 3 (Western Canada) Director.

November 22, 2021 - Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 23, 2021, is the 2021 USW International Executive Board Election for the only position that was not acclai

October 26, 2021 - Would you like to become a facilitator and spokesperson who breaks the silence on gender-based violence in your community? 

April 19, 2021 - Over the past week, USW Local 1944 members should have received a package containing voting instructions and a unique PIN for the upcoming Election of Local Union Officers and Unit Officials 2021 on April 22nd.

This vote will determine the composition of the Executive Board of USW Local 1944 and the leadership of our Units. A sample voting package can be viewed here.

April 13, 2021 - The USW National Women’s Committee recently launched a national survey on “The Impact of the Pandemic on USW Members and Local Union Leaders”.

Answers to the survey will help the Committee understand the impact of the pandemic on Steelworkers and how it has affected paid work, unpaid work within our households, stress levels, mental health, and volunteer activism in our Union, with a final goal of adapting or adding programs to better help Steelworkers.

April 12, 2021 - USW Local 1944 is pleased to announce that it will be holding its in-person 2021 Local Union Delegated Meeting (LUDM) in December.

Dates: from Tuesday, December 7, to Thursday, December 9, 2021
Location: Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia

April 9, 2021 - As mentioned previously, the election of USW Local 1944 Local Union Officers and Unit Officials will be held on Thursday, April 22, 2021.

Members will vote by electronic balloting via the internet at or by telephone at 1-877-495-0603.

April 8, 2021 - We only have 22 days left until the end of RealityCheck, the Union’s version of Telus’ PulseCheck. The more members that fill out the survey, the more irrefutable the results will be, but we need your help to get as many responses as possible!

April 6, 2021 - Because all workers deserve to feel safe in their workplace, in the December 2020 issue of the [email protected] magazine Local 1944 encouraged members to take a national survey on Workplace Violence and Harassment at Work launched by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC).

March 30, 2021 - As mentioned previously, the election of the USW Local 1944 Local Union Officers and Unit Officials 2021 will be held on Thursday April 22nd, by electronic ballot.

Nominations occurred at Unit Meetings in March, and have been reviewed by the rank-and-file Election Committee (Tellers) to determine eligibility. The official list of nominations can be viewed here.

March 25, 2021 - It is the hard work and skill of telecom workers that make Canada’s telecom companies like Telus, Shaw, Rogers, Bell and others so profitable. Nevertheless, with shifting regulations and technology changes, profitable companies are always trying to cut costs on the backs of hard-working employees.