2013


    August 23, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 29

    • Farewell to CONTACT Final Edition
    • Quotes from Contributors
    • Brinks Workers Ink Four-Year Deal
    • Union Angered with News of Impending Metro Layoffs
    • CAW Makes Big Strides in Landmark Retail Contract
    • CAW at Caribbean Carnival
    • Unifor Convention - Guest Speakers Announced!


    August 9, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 28

    • New Leadership Tea Proposed for Unifor
    • CAW Applauds Call by Canadian Premiers for National Inquiry
    • Local 2027 and Hiram Walker Ratify New Contract
    • New Deal for Workers at Sunnyside Home
    • Unifor Founding Convention
    • Unifest


    July 26, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 27

    • Workers at Coca-Cola Approve New Agreement
    • First CAW Contract for Pilots at Cargojet Airways
    • CAW Meets New Bank of Canada Governor
    • CAW Members at VIA Rail Approve New Deals
    • CAW Calls for Renewed National Health Care Accord
    • CAW Donates $25,000 in Support of Lac-Mégantic Victims
    • Workers at First Nickel Approve New Agreement
    • CAW Supports Ojibway Nation Cabin Build
    • Navistar Pension Hearing in December
    • Former CAW Staff Steve Watson Named Urban Hero
    • What's New For Who?
    • Pride

     


    July 12, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 26

    • CAW Ratifies New Agreement with Loomis Express
    • Coke Pushes Precarious Work on Canadian Workers
    • First Agreement with Calm Air International
    • Joint call for Improved Staffing in Long-Term Care Homes
    • Viola Pilkey Receives Oshawa Community Legends Award
    • Take a Stand for Medicare:   Renew the Health Accord
    • Stronger Regulation Needed in Armoured Car Sector
    • Rethinking Child Care - Windsor Kitchen Table Conversations
    • CAW-rabble.ca Internship    Apply Today
    • CAW Supports ACORN's Second National Convention

     


    June 28, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 25

    • CAW Auto Plants, Products Recognized in Quality Study
    • CAW Members Join Protest Against University Layoffs
    • CAW Supports 'Not Myself Today' Campaign
    • Atlantic Ferry Investment Secures Future Service and Jobs
    • Annual Workers' Memorial Day in Sudbury
    • CAW Supports Minden Hills Disaster Relief Effort
    • Navistar Appeals Pension Ruling
    • Older Immigrant Workers Falling Through Employment Gaps
    • CAW Group Insurance Travel Contest Winner
    • Alberta Flood Relief
    • 2013 Pride Events
    • Contact Summer Schedule Begins


    June 21, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 24

    • CAW Reaches Tentative Deal with VIA Rail
    • CAW Local 599 Receives Mine Safety Award
    • University of Sudbury Workers Land New Three-Year Agreement
    • New Deal for Members at Pratt & Whitney
    • CAW Recognizes National Aboriginal People's Day
    • Lewenza Awarded Honourary Degree at University of Windsor
    • CAW Welcomes New Members


    June 14, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 23

    • CAW Reaches Tentative National Agreement with Loomis Express
    • VIA Rail Concession Demands Derail Contract Talks, CAW says 
    • Conservative Bill a Deformation of Labour Relations, CAW says
    • Ornge Employees Raise Funds for Families of Deceased Co-workers
    • CAW Local Receives Bill Zilio'Spirit' Award
    • Yard Sale with a Cause
    • CAW Reaches New Deal for Workers at Crosby Canada
    • CAW Participates in 'Our Dreams Matter Too' Walk
    • Changing Names for Changing Times


    June 7, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 22

    • CAW Mourns the Loss of Ornge Heroes
    • CAW Mourns the Loss of Dr. Henry Morgentaler
    • CAW Issues Strike Notice at VIA Rail
    • CAW Members at Loomis Express Vote to Strike if Necessary
    • Women, Power and Political Action Program
    • Leadership Meeting for GTA-West Locals
    • April 2013 Winners Refer a Colleague Contest


    May 31, 2013 - Volume 43, No.21

    • New Union Name and Logo Unveiled
    • CAW Members Ratify New Deal at Autrans Canada
    • Investment Canada Act's Ad-Hoc Nature Will Continue
    • Call for Nominations: Twelve Canadians Series
    • CAW Employee & Family Assistance Conference


    May 24, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 20

    • We're About to Launch!
    • International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
    • CAW Reaches New Deal for Workers at Trench Electric
    • Expansion at Hitachi Plant in Guelph
    • Flex-N-Gate Workers Ratify New Contract
    • CAW Celebrates Asian Heritage Month
    • Lewenza Honoured by Windsor Regional Hospital
    • Call for Submissions: Welland Canal Workers' Historical Exhibit

     


    May 17, 2013 - Volume 43, No.19

    • Local Content Rules Should be Expanded, not Scrapped
    • CAW Local 599 Donates to Area Cancer Centre
    • New Jobs Boost No Help to High Youth Unemployment
    • CAW Celebrates National Nursing Week
    • Take Action: Support Garment Workers in Bangladesh
    • CAW Young Workers Conference
    • Atlantic Canada Regional Leadership Conference
    • Annual Retired Workers Conference - September 8-13
    • CAW Welcomes New Members
    • Health and Safety on the Job at Via Rail
    • New Union Poster and Information


    May 10, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 18

    • Search and Rescue Funding Ignores Coast-Line Monitors
    • CAW and Otesha Project Launch Cliff Pilkey Changemaker Bursary
    • Day of Mourning April 28
    • Ontario Budget Should be Approved, say CAW and CEP
    • Second Annual Bunny Drive for Children's Hospitals in Alberta


    May 3, 2013 - Volume 43, No.17

    • CAW Reaches New Deal for Toronto School Bus Drivers
    • Climate Awareness Event Brings David Suzuki to Windsor
    • Not an Individual Problem: Rethink Child Care
    • Getting out the Vote in B.C. - May 14
    • New Deal with GFL
    • Upcoming Conferences- CAW Centre, Port Elgin
    • CAW Group Insurance Contest Winners!



    April 26, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 16

    • CAW Members Ratify First Contract at TRW
    • First Contract Ratified at Casino Niagara and Fallsview
    • Crab Price Dispute Settled in Newfoundland
    • CAW Ratifies Contract at Jamieson Labs
    • New Deal at St. Francis Xavier University
    • A Song for Electro-Motive Workers
    • Day of Mourning, April 28


    April 19, 2013 - Volume 43, No.15

    • Agreement with National Auto Radiator Ends Lock-Out
    • CMHA Workers Gearing up for Union Vote
    • OFL 2013 Labour Scholarships Available
    • We're Creating a New Union


    April 12, 2013 - Volume 43, No.14

    • Political Advocacy Core to Collective Bargaining Successes
    • New Union Update
    •  Thread of Life Founder Shares Story of Loss
    • Council Throws Support Behind Passenger Rail Campaign
    • CAW Cements Support for Rand Formula
    • CAW Boosts Médecins Sans Frontières Syrian Aid Work
    • AFN National Chief Brings Greetings to CAW
    • Barrage of NAFTA-style Trade Deals Won't Benefit Workers
    • Navistar's Appeal of Pension Ruling Shameful, CAW says
    • Rain Barrels for Earth Day
    • Register now! CAW Employment Insurance and CPP Conference
    • Notice of Conference Change
    • Rethinking Drug Coverage: Time for Universal Pharmacare
    • CAW Staff Appointment
    • CAW Visit to Halifax Shipyard


    April 5, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 13

    • Agreement at General Dynamics in London, Ontario
    • CAW Reaches Tentative Agreement with Dynamex
    • National Auto Strategy Meeting in Ottawa
    • Redouble Efforts to End Workplace Fatalities
    • Stephen Lewis Foundation HIV/AIDS Solidarity Tour
    • CAW Insurance Contest
    • CAW Staff Appointment
    • New Humanitarian Award at CAW Local 199


    March 28, 2013 - Volume 43, Number 12

    • CAW Wind Turbine Begins Operation in Port Elgin, Ontario
    • Full National Manufacturing Strategy Needed
    • Innovative CAW Apprenticeship Board Game Takes Off
    • CLC Political Action Conference


    March 22, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 11

    • Joint Union Statement on Pension Relief for Air Canada
    • CAW President Meets with ASP Bargaining Committee
    • CAW Wins Representation Vote at United Airlines
    • Austerity Harming Ontario Economy, CCPA Report Finds
    • Challenge WTO Decision to Gut Local Green Job Policy
    • New Investment at GE Great News for Peterborough Workers


    March 15, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 10

    • Sunwing Pilots Ratify First Agreement
    • Major Victory for former Navistar Workers
    • CAW Members Ratify First Contract at LaHave Manor
    • Governments Ignore Precarious Work at Own Peril
    •  Investment in CAMI-GM a Boost for Industry and Community
    • New Canadian Union Will Be a Voice For Working Women
    • Fight Racism - March 21
    • CAW Recognized for Environmental Efforts
    • CAW Prepares for Negotiations with Brinks
    • We're Creating a New Union

     


    March 8, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 9

    • CAW President Meets Harper on Future of Auto Industry
    • Strong Agreement at Hitachi Truck in Guelph, Ontario
    • Tragedy of Precarious Work, Letter from Ken Lewenza
    • Innovative CAW Program on  Domestic Violence Presented at United Nations
    • Local President Awarded Diamond Jubilee Medal
    • Deadline Approaching for CAW 2013 Family Education Program
    • CAW Pride Conference
    • SOS Healthcare Rally in Windsor
    • CEP News.
    • International Women's Day 2013


    March 1, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 8

    • Federal Study Eyes Stronger, Sustainable Auto Policies
    • Ratification at Toronto Terminal Railways
    • New Study Highlights Alarming Rise of Precarious Jobs
    • Save Our Services: March 4 Health Care Rallies
    • International RSI Awareness Day - February 28
    • CALM Conference in Edmonton - May 23-25
    • CAW Leads One Billion Rising in Communities Across Canada
    • CAW National Young Workers Conference - May 3-5
    • CAW Group Insurance Contest Winners
    • CAW Welcomes New Members


    February 22, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 7

    • New Agreement Overwhelmingly Ratified at General Electric
    • CAW Pushes for Decision on Pension Plan at Navistar
    • New Agreement at Syncreon in Oshawa, Ontario
    • Union Solidarity at the University of Manitoba
    • Tentative Agreement at Toronto Terminals Railway


    February 15, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 6

    • CAW Announces Tentative Agreement for Sunwing Pilots
    • New Agreement at Nyrstar Myra Falls Mine in British Columbia
    • New Union Convention Preparations Underway
    • Mexico Days of Action: February 18 to 24
    • CLC Political Action Conference: March 22-24
    • London & Middlesex Labour Appreciation Dinner
    • CAW Welcomes New Members


    February 8, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 5

    • CAW Local 598 Members Ratify New Agreement at Xstrata
    • New Agreement Ratified at Coast Mountain Bus in Vancouver
    • February is African Heritage Month
    • One Billion Rising February 14
    • CAW 2013 Family Education Program
    • Idle No More Trail of Fire March to Citadel Hill in Halifax, Nova Scotia


    February 1, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 4

    • Tentative Agreement at Coast Mountain Bus Company in B.C.
    • CAW Members Rally Outside Ontario Liberal Convention
    • Nortel Pensioners Pay Price of Bondholder Greed, CAW says
    • Local 333 Members Ratify New Agreement at BC Transit
    • CAW Student Bursaries Deadline: April 30
    • Celebrating Alexa McDonough


    January 25, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 3

    • New Deal at Boeing in Winnipeg
    • Getting VIA Rail Back on Track
    • Outreach to Toyota Workers
    • CAW Joins with Local School Teachers in St. Catharines, Ontario to Protest Bill 115
    • CAW to Continue Fighting Against Greyhound Cuts in B.C.
    • Have Your Say - New Union Survey


    January 18, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 2

    • CAW Local 333 Reaches Tentative Agreement with BC Transit
    • CAW Miners in British Columbia Ratify Agreement
    • Have your Say!
    • Rally for Rights and Democracy at Ontario Liberal Convention
    •  Staff Appointment
    • 2012/2013 Bursary Awards
    • CEP News.


    January 11, 2013 - Volume 43, No. 1

    • Federal Automotive Innovation Fund a Step Forward, CAW says
    • CAW Members at Aeroplan Ratify New Three-Year Deal
    • GM Must Replace Lost Camaro Production on a One-to-One Basis, CAW says
    • Conciliator Appointed in Sunwing Pilots Bargaining
    • CAW Support for Nova Scotia Foodbanks
    • We Want to Hear From You: New Union Survey!
    • Remembering Terry Gorman
    • CLC Job Posting
    • Student Bursary Award in B.C.
    • Local 200 Donates to Community Groups
    • Government Benefits 2013