Committee Postings

Local 1944 has several committees that work on specialized areas to strengthen the union by making recommendations, engaging members, organizing events, and protecting members' rights in the workplace. Learn more about the various committees below.

Note: You will be asked to submit your name and contact information along with your relevant experience and reasons why you wish to be considered.

Updated July 25, 2019 - Français

1. Civil and Human Rights Committee

Local 1944 Civil and Human Rights Committee is seeking members in good standing for appointment to the Committee.

The Committee generally meets 4 times a year either in person or by web conference. You would be expected to keep yourself informed on current Civil and Human Rights issues within your workplace as well as communicate these issues to the rest of the committee.

It is preferred that members have experience in the area of Human Rights and/or Respectful Workplace, are good communicators and have a strong desire to protect the rights of others.

Consideration is to be given to ensure regional representation on the committee.

The Committee currently requires:

  • 1 alternate member from Ontario
  • 1 member from Quebec
  • 1 alternate member from Quebec

Submit your application online.

2. Next Generation Committee

Local 1944 is looking for young members under the age of 35 to participate in our Next Generation Committee. The purpose of this committee is to reach out to our young members in an effort to better address their needs and concerns. Members of this committee will meet via teleconference to discuss relevant issues and to make recommendations on what the union can do to better promote the participation of our Next Generation members.

The Committee currently requires:

  • 1 member from BC
  • 2 members from Ontario
  • 1 member from Quebec

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3. Women of Steel Committee

Our Women of Steel committee mandate is to work in solidarity with sisters and brothers to raise awareness of women's issues; increase the involvement and participation of women in the union; support organizing and outreach efforts in the community; support union campaigns for women's equality and progressive political change.

The Committee currently requires:

  • 1 member from QC

Submit your application online to join the Women of Steel Committee.

4. Political Action Committee

Local 1944 Political Action Committee is seeking members in good standing for appointment to the Committee. The Committee will generally meet by teleconference. You will be expected to become involved in political action in your surrounding community.

It is preferred that members have experience in organizing planned actions, are good communicators and have a strong desire to involve people in political action and action campaigns. Consideration will be given to ensuring regional representation on the Committee. 

Please submit your application online.

5. Worker's Compensation and Health and Safety Committee

Local 1944 Worker's Compensation and Health and Safety Committee is seeking members in good standing for appointment to the Committee.

The Committee currently requires:

  • 1 member from Ontario
  • 1 alternate member from Ontario

Submit your application online.

Thank you for your consideration.