2005


    December 23, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 46

    • Decision on Nackawic Pension Plan Nothing Short of Criminal, CAW Says
    • Obituary: RMS is dead in Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Vancouver Truckers Association Merges With CAW
    • Year of the Veteran
    • HAPPY HOLIDAYS
       


    December 16, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 45

    • Government Support for DaimlerChrysler
    • New Agreement at Sobeys Warehouse
    • Fair Changes to OMERS Pension Plan, CAW Urges
    • You Can Improve the CAW Web Site
    • Protect Medicare
    • Staff Appointments
    • Cartoon
       


    December 9, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 44

    • CAW Delegates Vote in Favour of Federal Election Strategy
    • Prime Minister Paul Martin Speaks to CAW Council
    • Challenges and Victories
    • Say No to Canada-Korea Free Trade
    • Ending Violence Against Women
    • Fight For Canadian Jobs, Toronto Mayor Urges
    • New Agreement At Telus
    • Actor Danny Glover Fights For Hotel Workers
    • Candidates Must Endorse CAW Pension Charter
    • Treating the Delphi Disease
    • Bud Jimmerfield Award
    • Environment Coalition Demands Action On Climate Change
    • Wage Earner Protection Law
    • CAW Council Executive
    • CAW/UFAWU's Thorkelson Elected to Prince Rupert Council
    • CLC Winter School
    • SNOWBIRDS - Mail Your Ballot
    • Did You Know?
       


    December 2, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 43

    • MUSA & CAW stronger together
    • Victory at Marine Atlantic
    • Committed To Ending Violence Against Women
    • CAW Skilled Trades Council Re-Affirms No Concessions Bargaining
    • New President of CAW Skilled Trades Council
    • Fighting Back at Bombardier/DeHavilland
       


    November 25, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 42

    • From Shock to Action at General Motors
    • Building a Stronger Future at DaimlerChrysler
    • Take Action to Save Thunder Bay Seniors Homes
    • Sex Trade Discussion Paper
    • Death of Representative Jack Tubman
    • Big Three COLA: on or after December 1, 2005
       


    November 18, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 41

    • CAW Auto Parts Leadership Unanimously Endorse No-Concessions Action Plan
    • December 6 Campaign to End Violence Against Women
    • FPI Announcement Raises Insecurity For Workers
    • Holiday Season Solidarity Salmon
    • CAW Sponsors Internship in Labour Law
       


    November 11, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 40

    • CAW Wants Conditions Attached to Inco-Falconbridge Merger
    • Another Americas is Possible
    • Redress Overdue for Chinese Head Tax, Hargrove Says
    • Dura Automotive Arbitration Award Victory
    • Bob White Gala Speech
    • Correction
       


    November 4, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 39

    • Strike Over, Victory at Kidd Creek
    • Tentative Agreement at Tyson Lakeside Slaughterhouse
    • CAW Locals Contribute to Kids Safety
    • Nova Scotia Locals Sponsor Chuvalo Campaign
    • Canadian Corporate Responsibility Overseas
    • New Members Join CAW
    • Did You Know?
       


    October 28, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 38

    • Good News for Thunder Bay Plant
    • Fighting For A Fair Agreement At Kidd Creek
    • CAW Pledges Support to Tyson Lakeside Strikers
    • Founding of CAW Local 1016
    • Shortage of Skilled Trades Looms
    • Katrina Relief - Canadian Village
    • Staff Appointments
       


    October 21, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 37

    • Settlement at Bristol Aerospace
    • Labour Backs Protesting Teachers in B.C.
    • Hargrove Warns Against Free Trade of the Americas
    • Federal Cabinet Must Support Shipbuilding Changes
    • October 26: Child Care Worker Appreciation Day
    • Labour College of Canada Program
       


    October 14, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 36

    • CAW Supports Joint Earthquake Appeal for Pakistan and India
    • Campaign for Jobs at Worldwide Flight Services Produces Results
    • CAW Local 112 Members At Northstar Win New Agreement
    • Activist Advanced Cause of Human Rights
    • Nominations for the Bud Jimmerfield Award
    • Employee Family Assistance Conference
       


    October 7, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 35

    • CAW Membership Vote In Favour Of New Agreement At GM
    • GM and U.S. Lawmakers Critical of Japanese Trade Practices
    • Raising Poverty Awareness
    • OCT 17: Feminist Action Day
    • Strike At Kidd Creek
       


    September 30, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 34

    • CAW Reaches Tentative Agreement With General Motors
    • Overwhelming Support For New Agreement At DaimlerChrysler
    • CAW Local 3005 Members on Strike At Bristol Aerospace
    • Taking Action to Save the Shrimp Industry
    • Maintaining Jobs at Marine Atlantic
    • Support the United Way
       


    September 23, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 33

    • Negotiations With GM Underway
    • Tentative Agreement at DaimlerChrysler
    • Ford agreement overwhelmingly ratified
    • 2005 CAW Retired Workers Council and Conference
    • New Members Join CAW
    • Staff Appointment
    • Help Vancouver CAW Members
       


    September 16, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 32

    • CAW's Hargrove Selects DaimlerChrysler as the Next Target in Bargaining
    • CAW Reaches Tentative Agreement with Ford
    • Take ACTION Now!
    • CAW Supports Ontario Decision on Religious Arbitration
    • Job Posting in San Antonio, Texas, with Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras(CJM)
       


    September 9, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 31

    • Hargrove Announces Ford
    • Listen To Press Conference
    • CAW President Buzz Hargrove's 2005 Labour Day Message
    • CAW Local 1120 Paramedics Ratify Agreement
    • Labour Activist to Appear on Stamp
    • Health Care Workers Adopt First CAW Agreement
    • CAW Workers Compensation Conference
    • An Evening With Stephen Lewis At CAW Local 222
    • Victory at Capital Taxi in Ottawa
       


    September 1, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 30

    • Strike Mandate at Big Three Automakers
    • Gerry Schwartz & CAW Jointly Fund Homeless Youth Program
    • PhotoJournal Project Now Available on CAW Web Site
    • Air Traffic Controllers Ratify Agreement
    • CAW Member Helps With Rescue of Woman
    • Hargrove Pledges CAW Support to Locked Out CBC Workers
    • Is Solidarity Forever?
       


    August 19, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 29

    • Fishermen Help Tsunami-ravaged Indian Fishing Villages
    • San Lorenzo Dedicates Caravan of Hope to CAW Member
    • Northern Ontario Passenger Service Gets Boost
    • Aerospace Action Partnership 10-Year Plan Takes Flight
    • Strong Settlement At Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
    • CLC Job Posting
       


    August 5, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 28

    • CAW Opens Bargaining With the Big Three Automakers
    • CAW and Alcan Reach Tentative Settlement
    • CN must stop sending Canadian work to U.S.
    • CAW Skilled Trades Council Meeting
    • Calling All Deaf Activists
    • $500 PEL Bursary
       


    July 19, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 27

    • 2005 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING & POLITICAL ACTION CONVENTION
    • CAW'S Hargrove Outlines Bargaining Goals
    • Keeping the Promise: The CAW 20 years later
    • 2005 Bargaining Document
    • Reclaiming Democracy
    • Retirees Push for Improved Pensions
    • Don Milner Award: Courage in the Face of Adversity
    • Reform of American Labour
    • CAW Continues Support for Free the Children
    • Future of Canada at Stake, Maude Barlow Says
    • First CAW National Executive Board
    • Solidarity with the USWA
    • United Labour Movement Needed to Fight Wal-Mart
    • Recalling the First 20 Years
    • Conflict and Intervention: Roméo Dallaire
       


    June 29, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 26

    • Victory at Cara Enterprises in Montreal
    • Aboriginal People's Day
    • Overwhelming Citizen Response To Keep Hospital Public
    • CAW Paramedics at Thames EMS Ratify New Agreement
    • CAW Rail Work Must Stay In Canada, Arbitrator Rules
    • cartoon
    • CONTACT Summer Schedule
       


    June 24, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 25

    • Fighting to Win UI Improvements
    • CAW's Hargrove Speaks Out On Mandatory Retirement
    • CAW Women's Conference
    • Georgetti Re-Elected CLC President
    • CAW And The Environment
    • Significant Closure Agreement at Emerald Graphics
       


    June 17, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 24

    • Victory at Lakehead University
    • CAW Members on Strike Against Cara at Dorval
    • Forced Labour a Global Problem, UN Report Says
    • CAW Retired Workers Council and Conference
    • CAW Locals Win Five CALM Awards
    • The Battle for the West Coast Salmon Fishery
    • New Members Join the CAW
       


    June 10, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 23

    • General Motors and Its Economic Impact
    • New Agreement Brings Greater Security at London Locomotive Plant
    • New Agreement For Marine Communications Workers
    • New Contract at Oaks Centre
    • Nominations for the Don Milner Award
    • Tax Cuts Feed Offshore Tax Havens
       


    June 3, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 22

    • Tentative Agreement at London Locomotive Plant
    • Lakehead University Strike Appeal
    • CAW Supports Chuvalo's Fight Against Drugs
    • Revamp Crab Fishery Plan, CAW/FFAW Urges
    • Bulletins
       


    May 27, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 21

    • Crab Harvesters Vote To Go Fishing, Kick Start Rural Economy
    • Blue Line Taxi Strike Over in Ottawa
    • Support For Sergio Loreto
    • Spirit of Courage Award
    • IMF Congress Encourages Unions in Developing World
    • Big Three COLA: on or after June 1, 2005
       


    May 20, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 20

    • Government Support for Navistar Truck Plant
    • Easing Windsor/Detroit Border Crossing Problems
    • Canada Needs a China Strategy
    • Support for Striking Lakehead University Workers
    • Cartoon
       


    May 13, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 19

    • Vote for Change in B.C.
    • Fontaine and Barlow Refuse to Cross Picket Lines at Lakehead University
    • Proposed Liberal Bill 144 Discriminates Against Women
    • Solidarity Wins Fair Agreement at Ventratech Cambridge
    • Manitoba Workers' Compensation Review
    • Hands Off! No More Baby Bonus Clawbacks
       


    May 6, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 18

    • Massive Protest in St. John's Over Crab Production Quotas
    • Srike at Butcher Engineering Over
    • Lakehead University Strike Update
    • Claims of Job Loss from Liberal-NDP Budget: Bunkum
    • Walk in Support of Sergio Loreto
       


    April 29, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 17

    • Prime Minister meets with Hargrove & Lewenza
    • An Opportunity For The Canadian Aerospace Industry
    • Ban Asbestos Campaign
    • CAW pickets Extendicare London
    • Crab Harvesters Turn Up The Heat
    • SOME DAY - a poem
       


    April 22, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 16

    • CAW Members on Strike at Lakehead University
    • Parliament should complete agenda
    • Honda ordered to pay $500,000 in damages
    • Queen's Park Lobby for a National Child Care System
    • Health and Safety Award for Essex Engine Plant
    • Cartoon
       


    April 15, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 15

    • New Investment at Windsor Aluminum Plant
    • Federal Liberals Urged To Stop Budget Shell Games
    • Victory For CAW Local 2002
    • Pay Equity Settlement at Quinte Health Care in Ontario
    • Influential Canadians Say No To Star Wars
    • May 7: Wal-Mart Day of Protest
    • The Take: Occupy, Resist, Produce
       


    April 8, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 14

    • CAW COUNCIL:
    • Good News At Last For Nackawic, New Brunswick
    • Challenges At The Big Three
    • Boxing Legend George Chuvalo and The Fight Against Drugs
    • CAW Local 200 Computers for Kids
    • Jack Layton Film festival
    • The Canadian Pension Charter
    • Bud Jimmerfield Award Winner
    • Restoring Card Check In Ontario
    • Debunking Right Wing Myths About Public Pensions
    • NHL Lock Out
    • Day of Mourning Ceremony
    • No To The North American Security and Prosperity Initiative
    • Student Fight Back in Quebec
    • Support For Same Sex Marriage
    • Other Recommendations
       


    April 1, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 13

    • Crab Harvesters Tie Up Boats in Protest
    • Cab Company Locks Out CAW Members
    • New Book Looks At CAW/Mine Mill Strike at Falconbridge
    • Jack Layton Film Festival
    • New Members Join the CAW
    • Day of Mourning began in Canada
    • Stay in Touch With e-News
       


    March 25, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 12

    • Windsor Community Rallies to Support Butcher Workers
    • Hudson Bay Workers Ratify New Deal
    • UI Conference Apr 29-May 1
    • Thanks CAW For Red Cross Tsunami Relief
    • Stay in Touch With e-News
    • Airline Industry Swamped by Unsustainable Losses
    • Cartoon
       


    March 18, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 11

    • Strike Over: New Agreement at Honeywell Ratified
    • Designing Cities for Women
    • Tentative Agreement at Hudson's Bay
    • CALM Conference
    • Wal-Mart Canada Fined $500,000
    • Stay in Touch With e-News
    • Bulletins
    • Cartoon
       


    March 11, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 10


    March 4, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 9

    • GM Investment Good News for CAW Members
    • CAW/FFAW Blasts Liberals Over Unemployment Insurance
    • CAW Members Locked Out Over Safety Issue at Securicor
    • Strike at Butcher Engineering
    • National Staff Appointment
       


    February 25, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 8

    • Federal Budget - Throwing Good Money After Bad
    • Alternative Federal Budget - Surplus Could Address Poverty
    • Women Activists Join CAW's Toyota Drive
    • Agreement At Diageo Bottling
    • Big Three COLA: on or after March 1, 2005
    • New Agreement At Ontario Northland Transportation
    • CAW Urges Funding For Occupational Health Clinic in Peterborough
    • Settlement At Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital
    • Wal-Mart to Pay Child-Labour Fine in U.S.
    • Lower Your Heating Bill and Help Our Environment
       


    February 18, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 7

    • International Women's Day Child Care Campaign
    • CAW Local 101 and Canadian Pacific Railway Reach Tentative Agreement
    • CAW Skilled Trades Collective Bargaining Conference
    • CAW Local 222 Urges Greater School Bus Safety
       


    February 12, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 6

    • Strike At Diageo Bottling in Amherstburg
    • Hargrove Urges PM to Ease Debt Burden of Poor Nations
    • Town Hall Meetings on Ontario Hospital Cuts
    • Pension Reform Long Overdue, Hargrove Says
    • CAW Protests Ticketing Workers for Health and Safety
    • CLC Work and Family Conference
       


    February 4, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 5

    • CAW Collective Bargaining and Political Action Convention
    • CAW's Hargrove Urges Faster Implementation of Romanow Recommendations on Health Care
    • CAW Information Picket Line at Siemens
    • Rallies Held in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia in Support of Marine Atlantic Workers
    • CAW and CAW Council Offer Student Bursaries
    • Did You Know?
       


    January 28, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 4

    • Hargrove Urges Strong Leadership by PM on Same-Sex Marriage
    • New Agreement at University of Manitoba
    • CAW/FFAW Campaign on Early Retirement and EI Overhaul
    • Ontario Liberals Urged to Restore Card Based Union Certification
    • CAW Economist to Review Federal Budget Projections
    • Did You Know?
       


    January 21, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 3

    • CAW 20th Anniversary Workers PhotoJournal Project
    • Help Rebuild Tsunami Ravaged Fishing Communities, CAW/FFAW Says
    • Asylum Seeker Sergio Loreto Urges Immigration Minister to Return Landed Status
    • Bulletins
    • Did You Know?
       


    January 14, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 2

    • CAW Donations Generate $2.1 Million for Tsunami Relief
    • Sale of GM Locomotive in London, Ontario
    • Re-vitalize Marine Atlantic
    • A Troublemaker's Handbook 2
    • Bulletins
       


    January 7, 2005 - Volume 35, No. 1

    • CAW Local Unions Urged To Donate To Tsunami Relief
    • Nackawic Pulp Mill a Step Closer to Re-opening
    • CAW to Appeal Royal Oak Mine Decision
    • New Agreement at Norsk Hydro in Quebec
    • CAW Helps Shape Future Directions
    • CAW Urges Apprenticeship Training Improvements
    • Government Benefits 2005