News

December 7, 2018 - The deadline to apply to the new District 6 Mentorship Program is Monday, December 31, 2018.

December 6, 2018 - On December 6, 1989, 14 women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal were murdered simply because they were born women.

December 4, 2018 - The USW is pleased to work with Local 1944 to offer Shop Steward Level 1 courses in Montreal and Rimouski. The rescheduled Montreal course will now be held March 25–26, 2019 and the rescheduled Rimouski course will be held March 28–29, 2019.

December 3, 2018 - As per the Administrators’ Report, USW Local 1944 will be conducting re-run elections for the two (2) positions of Regional Executive Officer for Alberta.

November 30, 2018 - During the District 5 Conference, Local 1944 was proud to make a $5,000 donation to the locked-out ABI workers from USW Local 9700.

November 27, 2018 - In an effort to keep the membership informed regarding the implementation of the recommendations contained in the Administrator’s Report on November 15, we wish to share the following information.

November 23, 2018 - November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which marks the beginning of 16 days of activism against gender-based violence in Canada.

November 19, 2018 - USW Local 1944 encourages our members in British Columbia to make their vote count regarding the proposed electoral reform.

November 15, 2018

Sisters and Brothers,

I am pleased to advise you that the Administrators have now completed our Report.

November 9, 2018 - Remembrance Day marks the observance of the end of the first World War on November 11, 1918, with the signing of the armistice between the Allies and Germany, one hundred years ago.

November 8, 2018 - Today, November 8, marks the second anniversary of Shaw Cablesystems illegally laying off 54 of our members in violation of the collective agreement.