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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

December 21, 2017 - However you celebrate this season, USW Local 1944 wishes you happiness, peace, and joy for the Christmas holidays and the new year to come.

2017 has been an active year, with the ratification of the new collective agreements for our Freedom Mobile and Abbotsford Shaw Communications members. Our Steelworkers Vote participation helped result in the BC New Democratic Party (BC NDP) coming to power, a trusted ally for our union.

December 15, 2017 - The USW Local 1944 is pleased to announce that Sister Rachel Roseneder has been appointed as the new Trustee for the Employee Life and Health Plan (ELHP).

December 14, 2017 - The USW Local 1944 /Telus National Health and Safety Policy Committee met Thursday December 7, 2017, to discuss items regarding Health and Safety of Telus employees across the country.

December 13, 2017 - USW Local 1944 is pleased to announce that the National Executive Council has approved the appointment of Brother Jordan Mohle of Unit 8 in Kamloops, BC as Trustee, effective on January 1st, 2018.

December 6, 2017 - December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

This is a day to reflect on how violence affects women in our country and how every one of us can take concrete action to eliminate all forms of gender-based violence. December 6 commemorates the anniversary of the murders of 14 young women at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal. They died simply for being born female.

December 1, 2018 - December 1st is the United National World AIDS Day, a day dedicated to reinforcing awareness, global solidarity and action to fulfill our collective duty to end the epidemic in this generation.

Today, we also commemorate those who have passed on, and celebrate the victories over the disease, with the increased access to treatment and prevention services.

November 30, 2017 - The federal New Democratic Party has chosen Jonathan Silveira as its candidate for the by-election in South Surrey - White Rock.

November 24, 2017 - November 25th is the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Gender-based violence is a human rights violation that has tremendous costs, impacting national budgets and overall development, and encompassing a multitude of intolerable facts. Around the world, 19 per cent of women between 15 and 49 years of age have experienced physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months.