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? 

December 22, 2020 - In September, Brooke Downey resigned as Ontario’s Regional Executive Officer and her position has been left vacant since that time. Michelle Ravary, already serving on our Executive Board as Trustee, has now been appointed to that position, leaving her position of Trustee vacant.

I am pleased to announce that Natasha Aodan has accepted her appointment to this role, joining the Executive Board as Trustee. Natasha is a USW Leadership Development Scholarship student as well as a member of 1944’s Women of Steel Committee, a PUMA Unit prime and is Chair of Unit 502.

December 10, 2020 - Today, USW Local 1944 launches our first Project for United Membership Action (PUMA) Campaign: RealityCheck Survey.

December 4, 2020 - In case you didn’t complete our USW – Telus Bargaining Survey during the November 20th elections, the survey will remain available online until December 20th. 

November 23, 2020 - Please see the attached list of acclaimed or elected USW Local 1944 – Telus Bargaining Committee members, and acclaimed or elected Delegates and Alternate Delegates to the 2021 Local Union Delegated Meeting. All results attached have been ratified by Local 1944 Administrator Omero Landi, with the exception of the four tied Delegate positions listed. For these positions, Brother Landi will conduct a witnessed draw of names to determine those elected, and the candidates affected will be notified.

November 19, 2020 - Tomorrow, Friday, November 20th, 2020, members will be electing the Local Union Delegated Meeting Delegates and USW Local 1944 – Telus Bargaining Committee members. Members working at Telus will also have the opportunity to complete the USW Local 1944 – Telus Bargaining Survey electronically after voting.

The vote will be occurring between the hours of 6:00 am and 6:00 pm (Pacific Time).

This will be a secret ballot electronic vote and your vote will remain confidential.

November 17, 2020 - Over the past couple weeks, USW Local 1944 members should have received a package in the mail containing voting instructions and a unique PIN for the upcoming Election of Local Union Delegated Meeting Delegates and USW Local 1944 – Telus Bargaining Committee members on November 20.

November 10, 2020 - The deadline for acceptance or decline of nominations for LUDM Delegate or USW Local 1944 – Telus Bargaining Committee members has passed and we have heard from all nominees. Some positions will proceed with balloting on November 20, while other positions have had candidates already acclaimed, pending approval of the final election results.
November 3, 2020 - Units are able to pass resolutions that they want to be considered at the Local Union Delegated Meeting, which is being held March 16-18, 2021. For a Unit to pass a resolution to the LUDM, a member of the Unit must propose the resolution at their Q4 Unit Meeting being held in either November or December, it must be in a correct format, and the Unit Meeting must approve it by majority vote. To be clear, your November or December Unit meeting is the only Unit Meeting at which such a resolution may still be passed prior to the submission deadline.