Ontario

September 25, 2020 - The Women of Steel Committee has been working on a series of four Special Publications addressing common mental health issues, including burnout. We are releasing one publication each month.

September 21, 2020 - Local 1944 created a poster and organized a photo contest to honour all Telecom Workers that allow Canadians to work from home. The contest is now over, and all the votes tallied and our winners are: 

September 9, 2020 - Local 1944 is organizing a #photocontest1944 to honour all Telecom Workers. Members of Local 1944 have until September 15, 2020 to send their pictures at 1944.fyi/photocon-2020
September 4, 2020 - Canada is changing rapidly, with automation drastically altering the country’s economy and workforce. Low wages and unsafe working conditions seem to be the norm. Workers feel they cannot compete, and they fear that they can easily be replaced if they complain.
August 31, 2020 - Check out the August 2020 issue of your magazine. In this issue, Acting President Donna Hokiro discusses the necessity of solidarity in moving an employer to do the right thing. Secretary-Treasurer Michael Phillips writes on the death of CUPE member Jimmy Martin and why it should have been prosecuted under the Westray Law.
August 26, 2020 - The Women of Steel Committee has been working on a series of four Special Publications addressing common mental health issues, including burnout. We are releasing one publication each month. All four publications are inter-linked and ready now if you wish to read ahead for further information.

August 20, 2020 - As mentioned in the Acting President’s Message of August 19, 2020, Local 1944 is about to begin the process of electing members of the Local 1944 – Telus Bargaining Committee, and Unit Delegates to the Local Union Delegated Meeting, taking place March 16-18, 2021. Nominations for both sets of positions will take place at 3rd quarter Unit Meetings which occur throughout September and October, and the election will take place by electronic ballot, on a one-member-one-vote basis, November 20, 2020.

August 19, 2020 - As summer starts to think about winding down, we reflect on what kind of summer, and in fact, what kind of year it has been up until now, and what lays ahead for the rest of 2020 and beyond. While COVID-19 has certainly thrown a massive-sized wrench into our daily lives and the lives of our families, friends and communities and continues to do so, we stand united in a common purpose; the health and wellbeing of each other.
August 11, 2020 - Is the volume of work expected in your day so much that you cannot get through all the work assigned? Are your job metrics unrealistic? To keep up with expectations, are you reading work emails and completing work off the clock? Are you working before your shift start to get a jump on things in hopes of staying off the radar?