News

February 14, 2019 - Dear members,

Several of you have shared your displeasure regarding the format of your regular unit meetings. Some points raised were with respect to the structure of the meetings themselves, the frequency or lack thereof, the desire to be able to participate by other means if you’re not physically able to attend, and so on.

January 30, 2019 - Today, Local 1944 Executive Board members were sworn-in at the Leo W. Gerard Union Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. Congratulations are extended to the new Executive Board.

February 1, 2019 - Black History Month gives us the opportunity to recognize the contributions of the black community throughout the country.

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.

November 8, 2018 - Following the two previous campaigns that were organized in December 2017 and August 2018, Women of Steel from USW Local 1944 are organizing another day of action later this month.

October 26, 2018 - In an effort to improve interaction with our members, we are excited to announce that a new USW Local 1944 web site has been launched.

October 22, 2018 - With the upcoming 2018 province-wide referendum, British Columbians have a chance to make their voices heard regarding electoral reform.

October 19, 2018 - USW Local 1944 encourages our members in British Columbia to make their vote count tomorrow, October 20, for the 2018 Municipal Elections.

October 19, 2018 - USW Local 1944 encourages our members in Ontario to make their vote count on Monday, October 22, 2018, for the 2018 municipal and school board elections.