2007


    December 21, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 45

    • Workers at Pratt & Whitney Canada Ratify New Deal
    • New Toys Complete Children's Playroom at the NCC
    • Workers Spreading Holiday Cheer
    • Quebec to Boost Minimum Wage
    • B.C. Public Opposes TILMA Enforcement Bill
    • Staff Appointments
    • CLC Job Posting
       


    December 14, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 44

    • CAW Council Debates
    • CAW Council Delegates Vote in Favour of Magna Agreement
    • CAW Presents Award to 'Youngest' Union Organizer
    • Local 444's Gary Parent Wins Bud Jimmerfield Award
    • Decade of Progress for De-Mining Effort in Mozambique
    • CAW Council Honours George Chuvalo
    • CAW/ITF Seafarer Efforts Recognized
    • Homelessness Activist Pushes for National Housing Strategy
    • CAW Recognized for Organ and Tissue Donation Efforts
    • Online Service Helps Women Escape Violence
    • The Right to Strike for N.S. Health Care Workers
    • Phase Two of Manufacturing Matters Campaign
    • Minimum Staffing Standard for Ontario Nursing Homes
    • Did You Know?
       


    December 7, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 43

    • CAW's Hargrove Urges Further Interest Rate Cuts
    • CAW Members on Strike at Three Woodbine Locations
    • CAW Demands an End to Violence Against Women
    • Canada-Korea Trade Talks Delayed
    • Letter Regarding CAW and Magna Agreement
    • Border Delay Creates Positive Change
    • Stop the Trade Deal With Colombia, CLC Says
    • CLC Promotes Responsible Holiday Shopping
    • CAW Economist Appointed Vice-Chair of Ontario Manufacturing Council
    • New Members
       


    November 30, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 42

    • CAW Teams Up To Build Habitat for Humanity Home
    • Toronto Latest to Endorse CAW Manufacturing Campaign
    • Big 3 COLA; On or After December 1, 2007
    • CAW and ITF Sound Warning on Barriers to Seafarer Aid
    • Ottawa Office Opening
    • Ontario Court Rules In Support of Labour Act on Native Land
       


    November 23, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 41

    • CAW Auto Parts Workers Vote on Magna Agreement
    • New Brunswick Announces Minimum Wage Hike
    • Harper Government's Failure to Act Means More Devastation
    • Fighting to Protect Pensions for Workers 
    • Rising Dollar a Hazard to Canadian Manufacturing Jobs
       


    November 16, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 40

    • CAW Leadership Meet Brampton MPs on Manufacturing Crisis
    • CAW Supports Campaign to Ban Asbestos in Canada
    • Pension Gains at Coca-Cola in Hamilton
    • Questions About Coast Guard Training Exercise
    • Maintaining the Right To Strike For Nova Scotia Health Care Workers
    • Christmas 2007 Solidarity Salmon
       


    November 9, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 39

    • First Magna Workers Join CAW Under Framework of Fairness
    • CAW Demands Immediate Action to Stop Erosion of Auto Industry
    • Harper Urged To Follow CAW's Lead on First Nation's Poverty
    • CAW Environment Activists Recognized for Local Work
    • Cancer Fundraiser
    • Staff Appointment
    • New Members
       


    November 2, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 38

    • Chrysler Job Cuts Devastating, Federal Government Must Act, Hargrove Says
    • CAW and AFN Launch Joint Infrastructure Projects
    • CAW Young Workers Come Together to Build Activism
    • Gains For CAW Local 3000 Members at KFC
    • Two-tier Stops Here, Hargrove Says
       


    October 26, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 37

    • Canada-Korea FTA Would Destroy Jobs In All Provinces
    • New Agreement at University Of Manitoba, Strike Over
    • CAW Urges Pension Overhaul
    • Support for the United Way
    • CLC Human Resources Manager
       


    October 19, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 36

    • CAW and Magna Sign Framework of Fairness
    • Union Seeks Asbestos Disclosure
    • Bargaining Update at CP Rail
    • Students Support Striking CAW Members
    • CAW Member Coaches Canada to Gold
    • China Must Use Influence to Stop Violence in Burma
       


    October 12, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 35

    • University of Manitoba Workers on Strike
    • Canada Heads for Largest Auto Trade Deficit in its History
    • More Manufacturing Jobs Lost in Quebec
    • CAW Local Decries Newspaper Report on Bus Safety
    • Nova Scotia Health Care Fight Back
    • Former CAW President Bob White Honoured
    • Staff Appointments
    • Correction
       


    October 5, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 34

    • MPs Urged To Support Manufacturing Job Taskforce
    • Windsor Arena Named After Gary Parent
    • Poverty Activists March to Queen's Park
    • Gap in Women's Wages Pose a Barrier to Equality
    • CAW Local 1256 Mourns Loss of Anne Nguyen
    • Mike Vince - Chairperson of Ford Master Bargaining Committee
    • Staff Appointments
       


    September 28, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 33

    • Canadian Workers Back On the Job at GM
    • Habitat, CAW and Pinball Clemons Foundation at Grey Cup
    • Local 2458 Ratifies at Central Park Lodge
    • Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
    • University of Windsor Campus Police Ratify New Agreement
    • New Members Join CAW
       


    September 21, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 32

    • New Agreement at University of Windsor
    • Strike Over at Great Blue Heron Charity Casino
    • Soaring Dollar is Killing Manufacturing Sector
    • Air Canada: Off-Shore Work Comes Home
    • Male Volunteers Raise Funds for Women's Shelter
    • CAW Retired Workers Council and Conference
    • Dana Workers
    • Challenging Alberta's Labour Laws
    • New Contracts for Greyhound and Gray Line Workers in BC
    • Activists Prepare to March Against Poverty
    • Labour Activists Prepare for First Ever Online Strike
    • Bud Jimmerfield Health & Safety Award
       


    September 14, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 31

    • Charity Event Raises Thousands for Women's Shelters
    • Anti-Poverty Groups Gear Up for October Election
    • Governor General's Canadian Leadership Conference
    • Campaign for Green Jobs in Windsor
    • Right to Strike Under Attack in Nova Scotia
    • New Agreements at Victoria Hotels
       


    September 7, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 30

    • Oshawa Truck Plant Layoffs Devastating, Hargrove Says
    • Manufacturing Jobs Matter at Labour Day
    • Ontario Announces $56.6 Million for Long-Term Care Facilities
    • CAW Locals Launch Campaign to Protect Bombardier Jobs
    • Big Three COLA: on or after September 1, 2007 and Wage Increase
    • CLC Pension Conference
    • Long-Term Nursing Home Renewal in Ontario
    • Working Families Coalition Pre-Election Campaign
    • More Women In Unions Than Men, A First Ever In Canada
       


    August 31, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 29

    • Windsor Economy Gets a Boost
    • CAW President Meets New Chrysler Boss
    • CAW Activist Runs for Sick Kids
    • Lessons in Global Feminism
    • CAW Members Ratify First Contract with Serco
    • Ottawa Protests Kick Off Three Amigos Meeting in Montebello
    • CAW Demands Release of Iranian Union Leaders
    • New Agreement at Philips Electronics
    • CAW Miners Show Support for Utah Community
    • New Agreement with Scepter Corporation
    • Sunshine Vitamin Helps Reduce Cancer, Study Finds
    • You Decide
       


    August 17, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 28

    • Take Action on Manufacturing Crisis, Hargrove Urges
    • 20 Years of the CAW/FFAW
    • Jobs Not Takeovers, says Desnoyers
    • CAW Manufacturing Matters Campaign Enters Phase Two
    • Former FFAW President Regales Delegates
    • Building Global Labour Alliances
    • Manufacturing Matters, MP Peggy Nash Says
    • Vote Anyone But Harper, says Newfoundland Premier
    • New Policy on Protecting the Environment and Canadian Jobs
    • A Legacy of Social Unionism
    • Canadian Buses Should Transport Canadian Troops
    • Stop the Security and Prosperity Partnership
    • CAW Ratifies New Agreement With VIA Rail
    • Protecting the Right to Strike in Nova Scotia Health Care
    • E-TOP Council Launched
    • Staff Appointments
       


    August 10, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 27

    • New Agreement with Central Care Corporation Ratified
    • Molson to Close Profitable Edmonton Brewery
    • Families of Cancer Victims To Be Compensated
    • Security and Prosperity - for Who?
    • Round-the-Clock Labour Rally in New Brunswick
    • The Great Ford Strike of 1945: Canada's Most Underrated Rebellion?
    • New Members
       


    July 27, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 26

    • VIA Agreement Approved by Local and National Leadership
    • Greater Job Security for Chrysler Workers in Brampton
    • Say NO to Molson
    • Financial Appeal for Molson Coors Workers in Edmonton
    • Federal Bus Purchase a Travesty, Desnoyers Says
    • CAW Activists Support St. Thomas Anti-Scab Rally
    • Respect and Rights for Workers
    • Canadian Labour Challenges Free Trade Talks
    • Help End First Nations Poverty
    • Tentative Agreement at Central Care Corporation
    • Canadian Red Cross Supports North American Auto Industry
    • Staff Appointment
    • New CAW Members
    • Did You Know?
       


    July 13, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 25

    • Support for First Nations National Day of Action
    • B.C. Container Truckers Rally in Vancouver
    • CAW Celebrates National Aboriginal Day in Vancouver
    • "Computers for Kids" is a Hit in Windsor-Essex County
    • CAW Information Picket at Woodingford Lodge
    • CAW Locals Recognized for Fire Safety
    • Homeless Hotel Sets Up In Moncton
    • Green Jobs for a Brighter Future
    • Whistleblower Protection Doesn't Help Workers
    • Government Re-Announces Frigate Refit Plan
    • Manufacturing Job Loss Casts Shadow over Summer
    • CAW Local 973 Ratifies New Deal with Coca Cola
    • Factories Making Olympic Goods Violate Workers' Rights
    • CLC Seeks Network Technician
    • Did You Know?
    • Manufacturing Jobs Matter to Women
       


    June 29, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 24

    • Ontario Government to Put $650 Million into Green Cars & Parts
    • Two New Agreements at Windsor Hospital
    • Right to Collective Bargaining Protected by Charter
    • Child Labour Laws Slackened in Alberta
    • New Women's Health & Safety Survey in the Works
    • Wage Protection Law Closer to Reality
    • CAW Retired Workers Western Council Established
    • Workers' Compensation Conference
    • B.C. Transit Workers Fight for Safety Legislation
    • Labour Unions Oppose B.C. Government Reform Bill
    • Ice Compensation Program Welcomed in Nfld
    • Staff Announcements
    • Canadian Job Facts
    • CONTACT Summer Schedule
    • Tory Glory
       


    June 15, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 23

    • CAW Supports First Nations National Day of Action
    • Manufacturing Suffers Further Job Loss
    • Government Action Needed on Shipbuilding
    • Mobilizing Aboriginal and Workers of Colour
    • Building a Youth Movement
    • Your Family Paycheque: Is It Keeping Pace?
    • CONTACT Summer Schedule
       


    June 8, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 22

    • New Agreement at CAMI Assembly Plant
    • CAW Members Ratify New Agreement with Extendicare
    • Ford Casting Plant Closes: Sad Day for Windsor
    • Strong Gaming Gains - Brantford, Sudbury & Toronto
    • Agreement At Toronto Terminal Railway
    • Injured Worker Activists Rally Across Ontario
    • CAW On Strike at Molson Brewery
    • CAW Women 'Step it Up' to End Violence Against Women
    • More New Members Join CAW
    • Did You Know?
    • New CAW Artwork
       


    June 1, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 21

    • Workers From Across the Country Gather in Ottawa
    • Thousands Rally in Windsor, Highlighting Massive Job Loss
    • Oshawa Rally & March Demands Job Loss Action
    • Workers Vote No To Wage Cut Demands
       


    May 25, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 20

    • MTD to Stay Open, New Agreement Ratified
    • Shelter From The Storm
    • Kelowna Accord Provides Hope for Aboriginal People
    • Big Three COLA: on or after June 1, 2007
    • Spirit of Courage Award Presented at CAW Local 199
    • New Agreement at Meyers Transport
       


    May 18, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 19

    • Meeting with Cerberus Positive, Hargrove says
    • CLC Demands Action Over Job Loss Crisis
    • Communications Conference - Images & Writing
    • CAW Auto Parts Leaders Call for Government Action
    • Plant Closure at MTD Products in Kitchener
    • CAW Unemployment Insurance Conference
    • More New Members Join CAW
    • Did You Know?
       


    May 11, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 18

    • CAW Takes Call for Action to Ottawa
    • Good Enough To Work, Good Enough To Stay
    • CAW Family Education Centre Gets Wind Turbine
    • Mobilizing Through Education
    • New Agreement Ratified at Lear Ajax
    • GM & Workers Settle Human Rights Claim
    • New Members Join the CAW Family
       


    May 4, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 17

    • Shaping Our Future With Technology
    • Day of Mourning Message
    • Local 2458 Sends Message at Extendicare
    • Organizing New Members a Priority for CAW/TCA
    • CAW and Alcan Ratify Tentative Agreement in Kitimat
    • CAW Pride Conference Creating Safe Workplaces
    • New Members Join the CAW/TCA Family
       


    April 27, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 16

    • CAW Takes Earth Day Message to Schools from Coast to Coast
    • CAW Locals 111 and 2200 Ratify New Collective Agreement
    • FPI Workers Extend Strike Deadline
    • CAW Members at Beach Grove Ratify New Collective Agreement
    • Workers Around the World Under Strain of Global Economy
    • Support Comes for Occupational Disease Victims
    • CLC Seeks H,S&E Director
    • Staff Appointments
    • Did You Know?
       


    April 20, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 15

    • CAW Council April 13-15 Port Elgin
    • Stop Manufacturing Job Loss, Hargrove Says
    • Ontario Premier McGuinty Speaks to CAW Council
    • Making Poverty History for First Nations
    • Jobs and Manufacturing on the Critical List
    • The Environment and Jobs
    • Tony Dionisio Thanks CAW
    • Fighting Concessions at FPI
    • Strategic Election Voting
    • Road to Zero Injuries and Fatalities
    • U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement
    • Day of Mourning: April 28
    • International Solidarity
    • The Kindness of Strangers
    • Port Elgin Family Education Centre Celebrates 50 Years
       


    April 13, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 14

    • CAW Commemorates International Day of Mourning
    • CAW Supports De-Mining Work in Mozambique
    • CAW Education Conference May 4-6: Still Time to Register!
    • CAW Women - Building Global Solidarity
    • Stronger Future for Oakville Members
    • New CAW Members
       


    April 6, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 13

    • Scarborough Plant Occupation Ends
    • Settlement at Sault Area Hospital
    • Harper Takes 10 With Local CAW Activist
    • Extendicare Talks Break Off
    • Staff Appointments
       


    March 30, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 12

    • Manufacturing Matters - Canada's Manufacturing Crisis
    • CAW Calls on Government to Stop Plant Closure
    • VIA Rail Funding
    • Fish Harvester Safety Training
    • CAW Pride Conference: April 5 Deadline
    • Women in Collective Bargaining: June 17- 22
       


    March 23, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 11

    • Harper Budget Doesn't Do The Job For Working Canadians
    • CAW Reaches Tentative Agreement at MTS Allstream
    • Bill C-257 Rally in St. Catharines
    • CAW Education Conference in Port Elgin
    • Budget Fails First Nations
    • Staff Appointments
       


    March 16, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 10

    • Local 1285 Members Endorse DaimlerChrysler Agreement
    • E.I. Victory for CAW Highland Fish Plant Workers
    • Elimination of Racial Discrimination
    • Skilled Trades News
    • CAW Meets With Transport Canada Over Rail Safety
    • Staff Appointment
       


    March 9, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 9

    • Anti-Scab Legislation Needs Your Help!
    • CAW Files Occupational Disease Claims for Shipyard Workers
    • Maintain Mental Health, Addiction Funding, CAW Urges
    • International Truck Delivers Next Generation Tractor
    • Day of Mourning: April 28
    • Women Hit by Manufacturing Job Loss
    • Hold That Bandwagon!
       


    March 2, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 8

    • Strong Gains at General Electric Canada
    • Local 444 Members Meet Regarding Chrysler's Future
    • Fight First Nation Poverty, Hargrove Urges Tories
    • Conservatives Told to Strengthen Canada's Shipbuilding Industry
    • Big Three COLA: March 1, 2007
    • Staff Appointments
       


    February 23, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 7

    • Chocolate Capital Fights Back
    • CAW Supports Strikers at FirstOntario
    • $10 Minimum Wage Campaign Gains Momentum
    • CAW New Technology Conference
    • CAW Pride Conference
    • New Members Join the CAW Family
    • Anti-Scab Bill Needs Your Help
    • New Aerospace Agreements
       


    February 16, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 6

    • DaimlerChrysler Job Cuts a Disaster
    • Canada Suffers First Auto Trade Deficit in 18 Years
    • Rally Against Manufacturing Job Loss
    • Fair Trade in Autos
    • Celebrate International Women's Day: March 8
       


    February 9, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 5

    • Environmental Priorities for a Strong Canadian Auto Industry
    • New Agreement at Xstrata Nickel
    • RSI Awareness Day: February 28
    • Protect Workers' Pensions During Bankruptcy
    • Japanese Currency Devaluation Must Be G-7 Issue
       


    February 2, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 4

    • CAW Members Ratify New Agreement at CN Rail
    • CAW's Hargrove Outlines Concerns Over Homelessness
    • CAW Supports Agricultural Workers in Nova Scotia
    • CAW Communications Conference
    • New Members Join the CAW
    • New CAW Office in Kitchener
       


    January 26, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 3

    • Affordable, High-Quality Post Secondary Education
    • Working People Need A Raise
    • The Wage Gap Continues to Grow
    • Minimum Staffing Needed in Ontario's Long-Term-Care Facilities
    • Hewers of Wood, Pumpers of Oil
    • Staff Appointment
    • Did You Know?
       


    January 19, 2007 - Volume 37, No.2

    • CAW and CN Rail Reach Tentative Agreement
    • The Growing Imbalance in Automotive Trade
    • Concerns About Autoworker Job Loss
    • CAW Brings Christmas Spirit to Stranded Fishermen
    • Hargrove Urges Feds to Purchase Canadian Aircraft
    • Did You Know
       


    January 12, 2007 - Volume 37, No. 1

    • CN Negotiations: Update
    • Hargrove Calls on PM to Establish Automotive Policy
    • Taxes Are Good For a Nation's Health
    • CAW's Family Education Program
    • CAW Bursaries: Deadline April 30
    • Hurricane Katrina Relief Work: Thanks
    • Government Benefits 2007