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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? 

February 4, 2021 - The Union has heard from call centre agents that there were issues with Christmas 2020 Holiday coding (please refer to the Acting President’s Messages on January 8 and

February 3, 2021 - I wish to inform you that Denise Chisholm has resigned from the Local 1944 Executive Board owing to personal reasons. We are grateful for all of the many years of activism that Denise has given to our Local. There are few areas of membership representation that Denise has not turned her skills and effort to. She served for almost an entire two terms as a Regional Executive Officer for BC.

February 1, 2021 - We are very excited to announce USW Local 1944’s first ever program of cross-country, VIRTUAL Shop Steward Level 1 training, using a brand new, practical curriculum created specifically for Local 1944’s unique needs.

It is a 3-day course, developed between USW Local 1944 and the USW Canadian National Office, and is facilitated by a combination of Local 1944 and USW instructors.

January 21, 2021 - The Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) will be holding its 3-day Constitutional Convention virtually, on May 13-15, 2021.

If you are interested in attending the 52nd Constitutional Convention of the Alberta Federation of Labour, please submit an application for consideration.

January 18, 2021 - By now, you may have seen management’s January 14th email announcing Telus’ Ergonomic Subsidy and Internet Subsidy for those who qualify to enter the “At Home Agent Evolution” program in Q2.

January 13, 2021 - From January to May 2021, the USW National Aboriginal Committee will be hosting an online series of “Connecting Circles”, with the goal of advancing Indigenous rights in our workplaces and in society.

The Connecting Circles series will be comprised of 4 one-hour Zoom meetings scheduled as follows:

January 11, 2021 - Thanks to all of you who completed the 2021 USW / Telus Bargaining Survey. There was massive participation, more than double what we have seen for any other survey conducted in the past several years! In particular, we heard a lot of feedback that members appreciated the depth of questions about your work experience and bargaining priorities, and the many opportunities to provide open-ended feedback.
December 23, 2020 - The Executive Board held an emergency meeting this past Saturday December 19, 2020 to deliberate on a recommendation brought forward by Administrator Omero Landi to postpone our Local Union Delegated Meeting until the fall. After a thorough discussion on the recommendation, a motion was put forward to postpone our Local Union Delegated meeting originally scheduled for March 16, 17 and 18, 2021 to the fall of 2021. With Acting President Donna Hokiro in the chair, the Executive Board voted its unanimous consent to the motion.