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.

March 30, 2018 - On Thursday March 9th the TWU, USW National Local 1944 and Telus Joint Policy Committee met for their first scheduled meeting of 2017.

March 14, 2017 - There are a number of training opportunities coming up for members who want to get involved in the upcoming British Columbia election on May 9, 2017.

March 9, 2017 - On Tuesday March 7th, bargaining began for TWU, USW National Local 1944 Unit 60’s Abbotsford group.

March 8, 2017 - International Women’s Day (IWD), celebrated annually on March 8th, is a campaign to help create a more gender inclusive world

February 28, 2017 - The TWU, USW Local 1944 is saddened to announce that former Business Agent Chris Andersen has recently passed away. 

February 24, 2017 - The Union has learned members are being instructed and pressured by Telus management to complete the Job Assessment Risk Review (JARR) training and forms on an ongoing basis.

February 24, 2017 - Last week the National Executive Council (NEC), local union representatives (Reps), regional Communication Action Team primes (CAT primes), and the Bargaining Committee came together for an in-depth bargaining debrief.

February 23, 2017 - On November 8, 2016, Shaw Cable suddenly terminated the employment of nearly 200 Field Technicians.