Quebec and Maritimes

Hello members,
 
The Raising the Bar project was initiated from discussions at unit meetings on Vancouver Island and in the Interior of British Columbia. Women of the Craft shared their experiences and challenges, sparking immediate action from our leadership. President Donna Hokiro, having attended these meetings, recognized the urgency of these issues.
Hello Members,
 
As previously mentioned, the election for USW Local 1944 Local Union Officers and Unit Officials for 2024 is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, April 23rd, through electronic ballot.
 
Nominations were held during the Unit Meetings in March, and have since been reviewed by the rank-
Hello members,
 
We are excited to spotlight a unique opportunity for our women members to amplify their leadership skills and presence within the labour movement. The acclaimed "Women in Leadership" program is launching a special Spring 2024 session due to its high demand and success.
Thursday, the final day of our Local Union Delegated Meeting, began with reports from the Women of Steel Committee, the NextGen Committee, the Civil and Human Rights Committee and the Political Action Committee.
Day 2 of our Local Union Delegated Meeting kicked off in Montreal Wednesday with the Resolutions Committee addressing the delegates.
 
The Resolutions Committee received 16 resolutions from 8 different units and one recommendation from the Executive Board for a total of 17 resolutions.
Hello Members,
On this day, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, we are reminded of our collective responsibility to work toward ending all forms of racism. Despite progress over the decades, the battle against racial discrimination continues, particularly for Indigenous peoples, racialised, and religious minority communities across Canada.
Your Local Union Delegated Meeting (LUDM) kicked off on Tuesday March 19th and continues through March 21st at the Delta Hotel in Montreal.
 
In her moving and final LUDM address before retirement, Local 1944 President Donna Hokiro highlighted our unwavering commitment to combating gender-based violence, acknowledged the union's victories in collective bargaining against Telus, celebrated the growth and organizing successes o
Hello Members,
 
As we come together today to observe International Women's Day, it is with a profound sense of solidarity and commitment that we also address the challenges faced by women, trans, and non-binary workers within our communities.
Hello Members,
 
USW Local 1944 is outraged that Telus has chosen this time, when we are already reeling from the ongoing payroll error disaster, to roll back your health benefits.