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Hello members, As you may be well aware, about 150 call centre employees at TELUS are facing a critical moment as TELUS closes offices in Ontario
Hello members, It is with great sadness and outrage that we must report a substantial and unacceptable change to
Hello members, Provincial elections are rapidly approaching for both BC and Saskatchewan.

Dear Members, 

Yesterday, the federal government introduced anti-scab legislation that prohibits the use of replacement workers in both lockouts and strikes for federally-regulated workplaces. This is a monumental win for our cause and a win that will establish fairness at the bargaining table. 

Once again this year, the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL), in collaboration with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), will host students from across Alberta at their Winter School. The event is set to take place at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge from January 7 to 12, 2024.
 
USW Local 1944 is inviting its members to apply for attendance.
Local 1944 Members, Our brothers and sisters from Unit 60 working at Rogers Communications (formerly Shaw) in Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey, and Langley served 72-hour strike notice to their employer on Friday in an effort to achieve a fair collective agreement. After 26 days at the Table over the past nine months, Unit 60 members remain resolute in their refusal to live in a world where they can lose their jobs and watch contractors continue to do their work. The Strike Notice let the company know that we’d begin a series of rotating strikes next week.
Hello Members,
 
Get ready to join us for the Next Generation International Conference, March 3-8, 2024, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and Westin Hotel.

October 23, 2023

 Brothers and Sisters,

 Today marks the end of the 21-day cooling-off period.

 At any moment now, a 72-hour strike or lockout notice could be issued by either party.

 Unit 60 members will recall that in 2018, as you sorted through giant company-issued Ziploc bags full of tools at our respective reporting stations, a tentative agreement was reached as the clock ran out on the conciliation process.

Tuesday October 17, 2023

Brothers and Sisters,

On Thursday, October 12th, members of your Unit 60 Executive Board lit up the Rogers Tower at Metrotown.  A clear message was displayed for all to see telling Rogers we want careers, not contractors!  More job security, not less!

Dear Members, We have uploaded the new Telus 2023-2027 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). It is now accessible online. While we were eager to share both the English and French versions simultaneously, please note that the French copy is still undergoing final translation. Rest assured; we will promptly notify you as soon as it becomes available.

Steelworkers vote 99.6% to strike at Rogers Communications