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.

In the heart of Philadelphia, a landmark event unfolded as thousands of dedicated union leaders from across the globe congregated for the 6th UNI Global Union World Congress.

Labour Day offers us the chance to applaud the remarkable achievements of Canadian workers, to recognize the invaluable contributions of labour towards forging a brighter nation.

December 9, 2021 - Our Local Union Delegated Meeting continued on Wednesday in Vancouver.

The day started with some opening remarks from our National President Donna Hokiro and she invited the Resolutions Committee to present to the delegates.

“The Resolutions Committee is one of the big bold moves we’ve made and I'm very proud of the steps that we’ve embarked upon.”

December 8, 2021 - Your Local Union Delegated Meeting began yesterday in Vancouver with 93 delegates, guests and staff in attendance.

The LUDM is being held at the Coast Coal Harbour Vancouver Hotel, from December 7th to December 9th.

The LUDM heard opening remarks from our National President Donna Hokiro. She called for unity and solidarity and spoke about bargaining for the TELUS certification, in the months to come.

November 23, 2021 - Today is the 2021 USW International Executive Board Election for the office of USW District 3 (Western Canada) Director. Eligible members can cast their vote from 9:00 am until 8:00 pm (Pacific Time).

You will be prompted to select one of the following:

Steve HUNT
Scott LUNNY 


November 22, 2021 - Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 23, 2021, is the 2021 USW International Executive Board Election for the only position that was not acclaimed, the office of USW District 3 (Western Canada) Director.

The candidates for the USW District 3 Director position are:

Steve HUNT
Scott LUNNY 

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

The USW is partnering with the Canadian Football League Players’ Association (CFLPA) on a ground-breaking initiative to “break the silence” surrounding violence against women and girls. 

October 21, 2021 - The Union is very happy to announce that after an eight (8) year fight we have won an arbitration worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, one of the largest damage awards against Telus in our Union's history!

October 13, 2021 - We have been in constant contact with Telus regarding their current requirement for COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Screening.

Telus has agreed with the Union that their policy needed improvement.

We are happy to hear that we were taken seriously and that there will be changes to the testing requirements. Members were previously asked to test on specific days of the week regardless of their schedule. That testing will now be conducted only on working days, and only 30 minutes prior to start of scheduled shift start. There will be no requirement to test on days off.

October 1, 2021 - On Wednesday, USW Local 1944 conducted nominations for the 2021 USW International Elections, to determine who, if anyone, Local 1944 would nominate for offices of the USW International Executive Board.

Prior to the vote, nomination forms had been received for two candidates for the office of District 3 (Western Canada) Director as follows:

Scott Lunny  21 forms received
Stephen Hunt – One form received

The result of the nomination vote on Wednesday for this position was as follows: