2001


    December 16, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 44

    • Founding Convention For New CAW Airline Local
    • Dedication Of Monument On Violence Against Women
    • Federal Budget Fails The Grade
    • VIA Rail Agreements
    • CAW Challenges Ontario Government To Do More For The Disabled
    • Fatality At CP Rail In Winnipeg
    • United Way Update
    • CAW Donates To Food Banks
    • Newfoundland, Labrador E.I. Grinch
    • Youth's September 11 Fundraising Project
    • Breakthrough For Unions At Honda In UK
    • Clarification
    • Season's Greetings!
       


    December 9, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 43

    • CAW Council, November 30 - December 2, 2001, Toronto
    • CAW Firm On No Concessions
    • Defending Canadian Automotive Jobs
    • For Our Daughters: Video
    • Stevie Cameron: Ending Violence Against Women
    • Cancel Tax Cuts For The Wealthy And For Corporations
    • NDP Convention - A Lost Opportunity
    • Concerns Over Unemployment Insurance
    • Defending National Health Care
    • Health Care Council
    • Job Security For Airline Members
    • Federal Government Attacks On Civil Liberties
    • Closure Agreement Ratified At Brantford Plant
    • Winner Of 2001 Bud Jimmerfield Award
    • Update: CAW - Families Of The Victims Fund
    • December 6
    • CAW Web Site
       


    December 2, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 42

    • CAW Auto Council Opposes Closing Of GM's Boisbriand Plant
    • Lost Opportunity For NDP
    • 60th Anniversary Of CAW Local 200
    • Canada 3000 Update
    • Closure Of Brantford Refrigeration Plant
    • Health And Safety Improvements In Manitoba
       


    November 25, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 41

    • Mandela Made Honourary Canadian Citizen
    • Boeing Members Ratify New Agreement
    • CAW Locals Urged To Support Strike At Whitby Retailer
    • Big Three COLA
       


    November 18, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 40

    • Magna-Integram Workers Ratify Breakthrough Agreement
    • CAW Canada 3000 Protest Meetings
    • New Agreement at Versa Care
    • Scholarship in Honour of Dick Martin
    • Update: CAW - Families of the Victims Fund
    • Bulletins
       


    November 11, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 39

    • CAW Calls for Stronger Public Health Care
    • Magna's Windsor Integram Plant: Update
    • Holmes Foundry Progress Continues with Largest Award Yet
    • Update: CAW - Families of the Victims Fund
    • Bulletin
    • Buhler/Versatile: One Year Later
       


    November 4, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 38

    • CAW Helps Kick Off Fund Raising Drive For South African Children
    • New Contract At St. Lawrence Seaway
    • December 6: National Day Of Commemoration And Action To End Violence Against Women
    • December 6: Minute Of Silence At Big Three Plants
    • Death Of Former CLC Secretary-Treasurer Dick Martin
    • Update: CAW - Families Of The Victims Fund
    • Bulletins
       


    October 28, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 37

    • Call For National Program Of Recovery
    • Hargrove: Reconsider Anti-Terrorism Bill
    • Thomas Bus Closure Agreement
    • Skilled Trades Shortage
    • CAW Overwhelmingly Wins Vote At IPX Courier/Dynamex In B.C.
    • Bulletins
       


    October 21, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 36

    • CAW Critical Of Bill C-36
    • CAW: Families Of The Victims Fund
    • Thomas Bus Closure Hits Woodstock Community
    • CAW Members At St. Lawrence Seaway In Strike Position
    • Growing Repression Of Trade Unionists
    • Fall Campaign Against World Trade Organization
    • Bulletins
       


    October 14, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 35

    • Board Issues Important Decision For CAW Members At Air Canada
    • Supporting The United Way
    • Settlement At University Of Manitoba
    • CAW - Families Of The Victims Fund
    • Petro-Canada Boycott Over
    • Labour College Of Canada
    • Bulletins
    • WEB PREVIEW: CAW Web Site
       


    October 7, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 34

    • CAW Outlines Multi-Point Plan To Air Canada
    • Hotel Grand Pacific Workers Ratify
    • Financial Appeal For Royal Diamond Casino Members
    • Update: Families Of The Victims Fund
    • CAW Substance Abuse Conference
    • Bulletins
    • WEB PREVIEW: CAW Web Site
       


    September 30, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 33

    • General Motors To Close Quebec Plant
    • Federal Government Urged To Provide Financial Support To Airline Industry
    • CAW Says Bombardier Layoffs Direct Result Of September 11
    • More New Members Join The CAW
    • Bulletins
       


    September 23, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 32

    • CAW Urges Feds To Give Financial Support To Airlines
    • Employer Fined $100,000
    • New Agreement At CAMI
    • CAW Slams JCI
    • Road Safety Campaign
    • CAW Skilled Trades Council
    • CAW Retired Workers Council And Conference
       


    September 16, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 31

    • CAW's Hargrove Responds To U.S. Tragedy
    • Letter To CLC President
    • Stopping Racist Reaction To U.S. Tragedy
    • CAW NEB Statement
    • CAW Establishes Fund To Aid Families Of Victims Of U.S. Tragedy
    • CAW Urges End To EI Benefit Delays
    • CAW's Right To Organize Saskatchewan Casino Workers Upheld
    • CAW president Buzz Hargrove and CAW National secretary/treasurer Jim O'Neil
    • Staff Appointment
    • Bulletin
       


    September 9, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 30

    • Labour Day Solidarity
    • St. Catharines Fatality
    • WTO Fall Campaign
    • CAW/SEIU Voting Results
    • Outrage Over Death Of Kimberly Rogers
    • New Members Join The CAW
    • Bulletins
       


    August 26, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 29

    • 6th CAW Constitutional Convention, August 21-24, 2001 - Quebec City
    • Building A Brighter Future
    • Maude Barlow: Building A Powerful Movement
    • Aderito Ismael
    • Bruce Raynor, President, UNITE
    • Working Class Politics
    • Canada's Fishing Industry
    • Fighting Back On The International Economy
    • Five Per Cent For Public Service Workers
    • Jaggi Singh And Defeating Globalization
    • Manitoba Premier Gary Doer
    • Hargrove, O'Neil And Desnoyers Re-Elected
    • Special Bud Jimmerfield Award
    • Svend Robinson And The NPI
    • Constitutional Changes, Part-Time Dues Structure
    • Victor Reuther And Marcello Malentacchi
    • Federal Labour Minister
    • Vivian Barbot, Quebec Women's Federation
    • Big Three COLA
    • WEB PREVIEW: CAW Web Site
       


    August 17, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 28

    • Buhler Versatile Workers Get $18 Million Settlement
    • Student Activist Jaggi Singh To Address CAW Convention
    • Hargrove Urges Restoration Of Housing Funds
    • Seven Days, Five Hospitals Join CAW
    • Dearness Home Workers Choose CAW
    • Action Plan On Burma
    • Bulletins
       


    August 12, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 27

    • Vancouver Transit Workers Back on the Job
    • Heat Stress Related Work Death
    • CAW Air Canada Members Have Ironclad No Layoff Contract
    • Training Centre Opens at St. Clair College in Windsor
    • Settlement Victory at Amphenol in Winnipeg
    • Toyota Vote Not to be Counted
    • Hargrove Urges End to European Union Tariff
    • CAW Wins Big in Thunder Bay
    • Massive Ocean Rig Creates Jobs for Marine Workers
    • Letter of Support to B.C. Nurses
    • Settlement for Zettel Metalcraft Workers
    • Royal Diamond Casino Locks Out CAW Local 3000 Members
    • Bulletins
       


    July 29, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 26

    • Buhler Versatile Inc. Ordered To Pay Workers Millions
    • CAW And DaimlerChrysler Launch New Action Centre For Laid-Off Workers
    • Businesses Call on TransLink to End Transit Strike
    • Petro Canada Boycott
    • CAW Ends Financial Support for OCAP
       


    July 15, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 25

    • Vancouver Transit Strike
    • Massive Union Support Causes Nova Scotia Government To Blink
    • Civil Rights At Risk In Canada
    • Pressure Mounts To Revitalize Saint John Shipyard
    • Pilots Strike Morningstar Air Express
    • Canadian Labour Congress Review Of Politics
    • Bulletin
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    • WEB PREVIEW: CAW Web Site
       


    July 1, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 24

    • Nova Scotia's Cabinet To Dictate Terms Of Health Sector Agreement
    • Vancouver Rally For Transit Strikers
    • Hotel Saskatchewan Workers Make Substantial Gains
    • Boeing Toronto Rally
    • CAW Working With Pride
    • Financial Appeal For Striking BC Hotel Workers
    • Renewable Energy
    • CONTACT Summer Schedule
    • CORRECTION
       


    June 24, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 23

    • CAW Urges Owners To Take Advantage Of New Shipbuilding Policy
    • Canadian Auto Industry Future Uncertain, Says Hargrove
    • CAW Members Support Vancouver Transit Recommendations
    • Nova Scotia Health Care Workers Fight Back
    • Demonstration Against Accu-Fax
    • Bulletins
       


    June 17, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 22

    • CAW Solution To Vancouver Transit Strike
    • Speaking Out On Burma
    • Hotel Saskatchewan Strike Appeal
    • UAW Legend Victor Reuther Receives Swedish Knighthood Award
    • CAW Human Rights Conference
    • Who Is Labour?
    • Bulletins
       


    June 10, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 21

    • CAW-CLC-SEIU Agreement
    • Manitoba Labour Board Finds Buhler Guilty Of Unfair Labour Practice
    • Rebuilding The Left
    • CAW Lobbies MPs On Shipbuilding Policy
    • Settlement, CN Tower/Trizec Hahn
       


    June 3, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 20

    • Financial Appeal For Striking Vancouver Transit Workers
    • Music Alert Fights Privatized Health Care
    • Employment Equity Award For CAW And Daimler/Chrysler
    • CAW Supports Toronto Cancer Prevention Plan
    • CAW Leadership And Activists Urged To Take Part In Pride Weeks & Parades
    • WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE CAW?
       


    May 27, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 19

    • Georgetti Announces Resolution Of SEIU-CAW Dispute
    • Vancouver Transit Strike: Update
    • The CAW Tasforce On Politics, Have Your Say
    • CAW's Hargrove Supports Fight To Clean Up Sydney Tar Ponds
    • For-Profit Health Care?
    • Congratulations! CAW Winners At CALM Awards 2000
    • Big Three COLA
    • Death Of Representative Bert Rovers
    • Women Unite
       


    May 13, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 18

    • New Agreement At CAMCO Hamilton
    • Stop The Clawback Of Child Tax Benefits
    • CAW Working Class Politics Taskforce: Update
    • Labour Board Hearings Into Buhler Versatile
    • Workers Get New Deal At Beothic Fish Processors
    • Note Of Thanks To CAW
    • Bulletins
    • NEXT ISSUE OF CONTACT
       


    May 6, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 17

    • Good News For Halifax Shipyard
    • Strike At Hotel Saskatchewan
    • Ontario Health Care Spending Not Out Of Control, CCPA Study Reveals
    • CAW Youth Committees
    • VIA Rail Derailment Injuries
    • Day Of Mourning Activities
    • Vancouver Transit Strike Enters Month Two
    • Bulletin
       


    April 29, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 16

    • CAW-Canada Council, April 20-22, 2001
    • Taking A Stand For Versatile Workers
    • Peoples Summit - Quebec City
    • Save Ontario Northland
    • Free Trade
    • Overdue: A Canadian Shipbuilding Policy
    • No Rollbacks At Vancouver Transit
    • The Future Of FPI
    • Proportional Representation
    • AUPE's Dan McLennan: Unon Democracy
    • Wild Women
    • Renewal Of The NDP
    • Eliminating Mercury Use In Automobiles
    • Local Structures: Community Workers Action Councils
    • New Member Of CAW's National Executive Board
       


    April 22, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 15

    • Free Trade Could Cost Us Canada
    • Settlement At Victoria Transit, Vancouver Strike Continues
    • Taking Charge: The Campaign Continues
    • Ontario Northland Is Not For Sale
    • CAW Protests Slashing Of Comox MF Safety Service
    • WEB PREVIEW: CAW Web Site
       


    April 15, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 14

    • Vancouver And Victoria Transit: Strike Update
    • CAW Activists Gear Up For Quebec City
    • CAW Reaches Tentative Agreement With 13 London Area Nursing Homes
    • Day Of Mourning: April 28
    • Mayworks Festival Of Working People And The Arts
    • Locked Out
    • Bulletins
       


    April 8, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 13

    • Revitalization of Shipbuilding Industry Must be National Priority: Report Says
    • Vancouver and Victoria Transit Strike Updates
    • Casino Windsor Contract Ratified
    • CAW Calls for Stronger Employment Standards Protection in Ontario
    • CAW Continues Fight at Holmes Foundry
    • Staff Appointments
       


    April 1, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 12

    • Buhler Versatile Workers Go From Strike To Lock Out
    • Health Care Workers Vote In Favour Of Strike Action
    • B.C. Solidarity With Quebec City Peoples' Summit
    • Vancouver And Victoria Transit: Bargaining UPDATE
    • New Agreement At Atlas Steels
    • Bulletins
    • WEB PREVIEW: CAW Web Site
       


    March 25, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 11

    • CAW Wins Regional Airlines Representation Vote
    • Fighting Racial Discrimination
    • Proposed UI Changes Not Enough
    • Celebrate Earth Day - April 22
    • Local 1980 Closure Agreement At Visteon
    • Wheels Inn Workers Vote To Keep CAW
    • Excitement Builds Over Quebec City Summit
    • Staff Appointments
       


    March 18, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 10

    • CAW Women Celebrate International Women's Day
    • New Women Unite! Poster To Be Launched At April CAW Council
    • Further Financial Appeal For Strikers At Buhler
    • Globalization/WTO Comic Book -- A Must-Read Primer
    • Windsor Casino Workers Vote 99% In Favour Of Strike Action
    • BC Extends Smoking Ban
    • Second Application Filed At Casino Niagara
    • Michelin Vote To Unionize - Lost
    • WEB Preview: CAW Web Site
       


    March 11, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 9

    • CAW Negotiates Framework For Tentative Deal At CN Rail
    • CAW's Hargrove Urges Action On Buhler/Versatile
    • Quebec Peoples Summit: Solidarity Events
    • Vancouver And Victoria Transit Workers Vote In Favour Of Strike
    • Canadian Corporate Profits Set Record
    • Bulletins
    • Happy International Women's Day: March 8
       


    March 3, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 8

    • CN Strike Deadline: Wednesday, March 7
    • New Contract at Star Metal in Windsor
    • CAW Files Charges Against Buhler/Versatile
    • Call to Action - Quebec Summit of the Americas
    • CAW Calls for Ergonomics Regulations Nationwide
    • CAW Urges Municipal Ownership of Sydney Wharf
       


    February 23, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 7

    • Federal Government Action Needed on Auto Industry
    • Rally Marks End of Auto Pact
    • CAW Contract Victory at Falconbridge
    • Get Involved: International Women's Day - March 8
    • Big Three COLA
       


    February 18, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 6

    • CAW Negotiates Package To Ease Impact At DaimlerChrysler
    • CAW Seeks Strike Mandate At CN
    • Michelin Organizing Drive Update
    • Launch Of New CAW Web Site
    • Lock Out At Windsor Plant
    • Child Labour Awareness Day
    • Bulletins
       


    February 11, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 5

    • CAW Leadership Meet Over Auto Sector's Future
    • Windsor Teachers Support CAW Auto Sector
    • Alberta Court Victory On Picketing For CAW
    • Calling All Trades Women
    • It Takes A Neighbourhood To Welcome A Refugee
    • More New Members Join The CAW
    • WEB PREVIEW:
    • CAW Video News
    • CAW Video News
       


    February 4, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 4

    • CAW Working To Minimize Impact Of Devastating DaimlerChrysler Layoffs
    • Nursing Home Members Vote For Change
    • Falconbridge: One Day Longer Rally
    • Falconbridge Record Profits
    • CAW-Social Justice Fund - Support For The Survivors Of Indian Earthquake
    • Canadian National Railway Fined $67,500 For Death Of Harold Maisey
    • Reminder: CAW Family Education Program Deadline
    • Protect The Future: You And Your Baby
    • Update On Earthquake Relief Fund For El Salvador
    • CAW And CAW Council Bursaries
    • CN Rail's Tellier Cashes In
    • WEB PREVIEW: CAW Web Page
       


    January 28, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 3

    • Grand River Hospital Workers Win Strong Gains
    • Special Mediator Appointed At Buhler-Versatile
    • CAW Local Action Structures
    • International RSI Awareness Day: February 28
    • Bulletins
    • WEB Preview: CAW Web Page
       


    January 22, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 2

    • CAW Moves A Step Closer To Collective Agreement At Magna Integram
    • Alloy Wheels Close Barrie Plant
    • Solidarity Weekend In Sudbury
    • Financial Appeal For Strikers At Buhler
    • Free Trade Forums
    • More New Members Join The CAW
    • WEB PREVIEW: CAW Web Page
    • Government Benefits 2001 - as of January 1, 2001
       


    January 14, 2001 - Volume 31, No. 1

    • CAW Leadership Seek Solutions
    • CAW Organizing Drive At Michelin - "Now's The Time"
    • Falconbridge Striking Families Overwhelmed By Toy Donation
    • Norwegian Workers Support CAW Local 598
    • CAW Honours Burmese Human Rights Champion
    • Show of Solidarity at York University Picket Line
    • Settlement At Advanced Metal Products
    • CAW Protests Low Pensions
    • 2000 Recipients - CAW National Memorial Bursaries
    • Government benefits 2001 as of January 1, 2001