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Take a look at Telus members as they RiseUP! #USWBatLight #FairContractNow #USW1944
Monday September 5th will mark Canada’s 128th official Labour Day. It’s a day for all of us to recognize the role of the Labour Movement in moving us toward a prosperous and fair way of life.
Concert has been instrumental in developing rental housing, and prioritizing the use of Union labour in its projects, throughout Canada.
June 16, 2021 - On June 16, 2021, Statistics Canada reported the Consumer Price Index had increased 3.6% from May 2020 to May 2021, and as such, this has triggered the COLA clause in our Collective Agreement with Telus.

June 9, 2021 - Three new Shop Steward classes will be held in August. These August sessions will be held in English only. All our previous sets of Shop Steward classes filled up within a few hours, so don’t delay your registration and seize this opportunity for empowering yourself and your coworkers!

June 7, 2021 - USW Local 1944 is proud to announce that we will be holding a Pension Information Presentation with all four Union Trustees and the Plan Administrator of the TWPP.

The Telecommunications Workers Pension Plan is the retirement plan jointly Trusteed by Local 1944 and Telus, for members within the Telus bargaining unit in BC. It is currently the retirement plan for over 15,700 members/former members and retirees.

The Union Pension Trustees are:

RealityCheck results are in: 53% of respondents say their PulseCheck answers are a reflection of what the company wants to hear and not what they truly feel.
May 27, 2021 - On Tuesday, May 25, the Local Union officers took their positions for a three-year term. Local 1944 Executive Board members were sworn-in via Zoom videoconference. Congratulations to all Executive Board members! We have the pleasure to announce that as of May 25, 2021, the Local is no longer under Administration.
May 19, 2021 - [email protected], formerly known as the TWU-USW Employee Life and Health Plan, is looking for a USW Local 1944 member who is interested to serve as a plan trustee.

May 13, 2021 - Every year, USW Local 1944 offers 7 scholarships to members’ children graduating from high school and registering in any post-secondary public institution:

  • 3 educational scholarships of $750
  • 4 scholarships of $1,000

The following requirements must be met:

May 11, 2021 - Three new Shop Steward classes will be held in July. Please note that these July sessions will be held in English only. Our latest set of Shop Steward classes filled up within a few hours, so don’t delay your registration. Don’t miss out on this opportunity for empowering yourself and your coworkers!