1999


    December 5, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 38

    • CAW Council December 3-5, 1999
    • Retail Wholesale Canada/ CAW Merger
    • Agreement Ratified: CAW Ends Plant Occupation, Molson Boycott Over
    • Outrage In Seattle Over The WTO: Bob White
    • Finding An Airline Industry Solution
    • CAW Council Christmas Donation To Strikers
    • The Future Of Versatile?
    • June Callwood Calls For Real Action On Child Poverty
    • December 6 Day Of Action To End Violence Against Women
    • Working Class Politics In The 21st Century
    • Ford Depot Closures Devastating
    • Bud Jimmerfield Award
    • Freedom For Mumia Abu-Jamal
    • An Independent East Timor
    • West Coast Hunger Strike Update
    • Molson's Boycott Bus
    • Molson's Barrie Facts
       


    November 28, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 37

    • CAW Workers Occupy Molson's Plant In Barrie To Press For Jobs
    • Versatile Tractor Campaign In Winnipeg
    • CAW Activists To Mark December 6
    • Strike Appeal
    • North Atlantic Fish Harvesters Form Alliance
    • CAW National Child Care postcard
       


    November 21, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 36

    • CAW Workers Occupy Molson's Plant In Barrie To Press For Jobs
    • CAW Launches Molson's Boycott Bus Tour
    • Hargrove Addresses Canadian Federation of Students About Molson's Occupation, Boycott
    • Hargrove Calls For National Child Care Program
    • Opposition To Neos Seafoods Takeover Of FPI
    • CAW's Hargrove Calls For Job Guarantees After Provincial Tax Incentives
    • Bulletins
    • Big Three COLA
       


    November 14, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 35

    • Airline Workers Need Protection, Hargrove tells Senate Committee
    • Federal Government Must Act to Secure Jobs At Versatile
    • CAW Organizes New Units
    • How UI Cuts Hurt Cities
       


    October 31, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 34

    • Former Division Of The Steelworkers Vote To Merge With The CAW
    • CAW Negotiates Protection For Airline Workers
    • B.C. Hunger Strike Grows
    • CAW Members Protest Lack Of Nortel Investment In Belleville


    October 24, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 33

    • GM Workers Vote 80% In Favour Of New Agreement
    • CAW-Air Canada Meets With Companies
    • New NDP Government In Manitoba Pledges Support For Versatile Workers
    • CAW Organizes New Members
    • Bulletins
       


    October 17, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 32

    • Talks Continue, But Tough Issues Remain With GM
    • Magna Integram Workers Step Closer To Joining The CAW
    • B.C. Salmon Fisheries Hunger Strike Temporarily Suspended Following Federal Government Offer To Meet
    • Starbucks Workers Hold An "Unstrike"
    • Restore UI Before Premium Cuts: Hargrove
    • Burlington Technologies Pleads Guilty
       


    October 10, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 31

    • Tough Issues Ahead With General Motors
    • CAW DaimlerChrysler Workers Vote 94.1% In Favour Of New Three-Year Deal
    • CAW Will Do "Everything In Its Power'' To Keep Molson's Plant Open
    • CAW Launches National Child Care Campaign, Releases Joint Letter With DaimlerChrysler
    • Correction on Person's Day
       


    October 3, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 30

    • Ford Workers Vote 94 Percent In Favour Of New Contract, CAW Union Moves To Daimler/ Chrysler
    • CAW/Daimler Chrysler Talks Move Into High Gear
    • CAW Airline Delegation Briefs Opposition Parties
    • CAW Reaches A Settlement At Empress Hotel
    • CAW'S Hargrove Urges Mayor To Help Kick Start TSO Contract Talks
    • CAW Council Honours Memory Of Health And Safety Activist With Annual Award
    • Marine Workers Welcome Support Of Chambers Of Commerce
    • McDonough Visits CAW Child Care Centre, Calls For National Program
    • West Coast Fishermen On Hunger Strike
    • Bulletins
       


    September 26, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 29

    • CAW Negotiates Strong Pension And Wage Gains In Tentative Contract WithFord
    • Empress Hotel Workers Strike
    • Labour Board Throws Out UFCW Application... Again
    • CAW Organizes New Members
    • Bulletins
       


    September 19, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 28

    • 50% Chance Of Settlement Before Deadline At Ford
    • CAW Asks Collenette For Parliamentary Vote
    • Bulletins
    • Fighting Social Inequality Through Literacy
    • New This Week??!!
       


    September 12, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 27

    • Ford: The Target, Strike Deadline Sept. 21, 11:59 p.m.
    • CAW Air Canada Leadership Address Airline Crisis
    • 1999 Labour Day Message From CAW President Buzz Hargrove
    • CAW And Community Action Lead To New Sarnia Clinic
    • CAW Calls Upon Ottawa To Defend Canadian Shipbuilding
    • Hargrove Urges Ottawa To Enact National Child Care Strategy
    • Federal Government Harassing Former TAGS Recipients: FFAW
    • CAW Organizes New Units
    • Bulletins
       


    August 22, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 26

    • CAW Council Delegates Give Unanimous Support For Big Three Bargaining Committees
    • Wait And See - Onex Proposal
    • Liberation -NO Equality -Yes
       


    August 15, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 25

    • Hargrove Applauds Government Move To Avert Airline Industry Crisis
    • Nortel Shedding Canadian Jobs
    • Shipbuilders, Union Release Joint Strategy Blue Print To Revitalize Industry
    • CAW Endorses OCAP Call For More Emergency Shelters
    • First Agreement At Kidd Creek
    • Aerospace Council Brings Together Delegates From Coast To Coast
    • Staff Appointments
    • Reminder:
       


    August 1, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 24

    • CAW Opens Bargaining At Big Three
    • Agreement at Alcan In Kitimat, BC
    • CAW to Counter CPR Layoff Plans
    • Unique Alliance In Shipbuilding Industry
    • Harbour Development Needed McCurdy Says
    • CAW Local 2228 Approves New Agreement
    • Protecting CAW Members' Jobs At Union Station
    • More New Members Join The CAW
    • Strike Appeal
    • Bulletins
       


    July 11, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 23

    • CAW Fights Ottawa On Auto Pact
    • Tecumseh Metal Jobs At Risk
    • CAW Local 599 On Strike At Falconbridge's Kidd Creek Site
    • Nortel Workers Come Together And Fight
    • CAW Responded To A Call For Help From McDonald's
    • Staff Announcement
       


    July 4, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 22

    • Union And Shipbuilding Executives Form A Unique Alliance In Shipbuilding Industry
    • Canadian Airlines - CAW Hears Echo In Benson's Comment On Airline Crisis
    • CAW Members At Navistar Ratify New Agreement
    • More Fishery Workers Hit Hard By EI Cuts
    • Bulletins
    • Resolutions Deadline
       


    June 27, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 21

    • Quebec Nurses' Strike
    • CAW Social Justice Fund Donates Van
    • Presentation to the House of Commons
    • CAW Local 1044 On Strike Since March
    • Two Week Environment And Health Course In Toronto
    • New 40-Hour Human Rights Course For The CAW Union
    • Video News
       


    June 13, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 20

    • 1999 Collective Bargaining & Political Action Convention
    • Like Father, Like Daughter: The Fight For Public Health Care Continues
    • The CAW And Social Unionism
    • Tribute To Sam Gindin
    • Attracting Youth, Building A Vital CLC
    • Build A More Open Labour Movement, QFL President Henri Masse Says
    • The Push For Full Employment, Jean-Francois CarÈ
    • Bob White Urges Labour To Recall Its Roots As It Looks Ahead
    • Time To Raise Tough Questions
    • Mobilizing For The New Millennium Video
    • A Message From Victor Reuther
    • Making The Call
    • CATCA Negotiations
    • CAW Delegates Blast Klein Government For Removing Nurses Right To Strike
       


    June 6, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 19

    • Another Term For Harris What Will It Bring?
    • CAW Collective Bargaining And Political Action Convention
    • Grass Roots Support For Canadian Shipbuilding Policy
    • CAW Millennium Project To Provide $1 Million To Help Homeless Youth
    • Boliden Westmin Charged
    • Richard Nadeau Fatality
    • Nortel Layoffs Continue Pattern Of Profits Over People
    • Siemens Canada Fined $50,000 For Violating Workers' Compensation Act
    • New Book By CAW Economist Jim Stanford
    • New Agreement At Brunner Manufacturing
    • Big Three COLA
    • Bulletin
       


    May 16, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 18

    • Nortel Selling Out Canadian Jobs
    • Hargrove Blasts Harris Blueprint For Disaster
    • CAW/UFAWU's Sinclair Heads B.C. Federation Of Labour
    • Another Holmes Occupational Disease Tragedy In Sarnia
    • More New CAW Members
    • Competition For Youth
    • Bulletins
    • CAW Women's Conferences
       


    May 9, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 17

    • Largest CLC Convention Prepares Labour for New Millennium
    • Workers Demand Social and Economic Justice
    • March In Support Of Bell Workers
    • Kosovo Emergency Resolution
    • NDP Leader Alexa McDonough
    • CLC Humanity Award To Dr. Joseph Gosnell
    • CLC Says No To Privatization
    • Ontario-Quebec Construction Labour Dispute
    • Jailed After Peaceful Protest
    • AFL-CIO President John Sweeney
    • Statement On Global Solidarity
    • Howard Hampton Blasts Harris Agenda
    • Equity Issues Raised
    • Free Collective Bargaining/Right To Strike
    • Emergency Resolution: Devco
    • Tribute To Bob White
    • Dick Martin Retires
    • Unions Make All The Difference: A Plan Of Action
    • Workers Rights Are Democratic Rights
    • Union Wave Radio
       


    May 2, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 16

    • Time To Redouble Efforts Day of Mourning - 1999
    • A First Step Toward UI Reform
    • VIA Rail Tragedy
    • More Ontario Tory Health Care Myths
    • CAW And CAW Council Bursaries
    • Ontario Election '99 - What riding do you live in?
       


    April 25, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 15

    • CAW Members At Air Canada Ratify New Agreement
    • CP Rail Should Cut Overhead Costs, Not Jobs, CAW Says
    • Record Fine For Workplace Safety Fraud
    • CAW Local 1520 Members Donate To Help Those Suffering After Ford Rouge Explosion
    • CAW Members Mark Day Of Mourning: April 28
    • More New Members Join The CAW
    • Colombia Human Rights Tribunal
    • Bulletins
       


    April 18, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 14

    • Agreement Ends CAW Occupation Of Johnson Controls Stratford Plant
    • Hargrove Proposes Long-Term Plan For Canadian Airlines
    • CAW Support for Saskatchewan Nurses
    • Fatality At Nova Scotia Plant
    • Ontario Health Care Campaign
       


    April 11, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 13

    • Tentative Agreement At Air Canada
    • Shipbuilding Campaign Sails Ahead
    • CAW Makes Gains At Chateau Laurier
    • Wheels Inn Update
    • Hargrove Slams Nova Scotia Labour Relations Board
    • Bulletins
       


    April 4, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 12

    • CAW Gears Up For Ontario Election
    • CAW Support Of CUPE Picket Line Earns Praise
    • Newfoundland Government Blasted For Handling Of Nurses Strike
    • More Ontario Tory Health Care Myths
    • CAW's Hargrove Highlights Concerns To PM Over Canada's Role In Yugoslavia


    March 28, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 11

    • Withdraw Undemocratic Back-To-Work Legislation CAW's Hargrove Urges Chretien
    • Balance In Future Fishing Licence Buybacks
    • Tory Health Care Myths
    • A.A. Heaps Scholarship, 1999-2000
    • Bulletins
    • Read Up on the Most Current Press Releases Prepared by the CAW
       


    March 21, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 10

    • UI Campaign Highlights Impact Of Cuts
    • Redoubling Efforts To Prevent Workplace Fatalities
    • March 21: International Day For The Elimination Of Racism
    • Same Sex Spouses Resolution
    • Chateau Laurier Workers Give CAW 81% Strike Mandate
    • Tory Health Care Myths
    • Bulletins
       


    March 14, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 9

    • Worker Exposure To "The Dirty Dozen" Chemicals A Major Hazard
    • Strike Ends, New Contract For Victoria Bus Drivers
    • New Members Join CAW
    • Internet Message To Australian Trade Union Conference
    • Reinvest In Ontario After Four Years of Harris Cuts, OAB Urges
    • CAW Screensavers
       


    March 7, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 8

    • International Ban On Landmines Becomes Law
    • CAW Sarnia Holmes Asbestos Workers And Families Discuss Tragedy
    • CAW's Hassan Yussuff First Worker Of Colour To Seek Full-Time Elected Position At Canadian Labour Congress
    • CAW Members At Squamish, B.C. McDonald's Vote In Favour Of Contract
    • CAW Donates $90,000 To Women's Shelters
    • CAW Gearing Up For Ontario Election
    • Devil Of A Poison: New CAW Booklet
    • CAW/MWF Shipbuilding Campaign
       


    February 28, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 7

    • GM Must Replace St. Catharines Work, Hargrove Says
    • Conservatives Cut Ontario Health Spending, CAW Study Shows
    •  New Members Say Yes To CAW
    • CAW Members At GM In Oshawa Provide Support In Wake Of Ford Rouge Explosion
    • Labour Honour Roll Scholarships
    • CAW Winnipeg Women's Network
    • Fishery Of The Future
    • The Cove Guest Home, Local 4620 - Collective Agreement
    • CAW's Hargrove Makes Alternate Proposal On Public Access To Air Canada Centre
    • Bulletins
    • Big Advantages in Joining A Union
    • United Way '98 Campaign
       


    February 21, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 6

    • CAW Skilled Trades Bargaining Conference
    • Hargrove Challenges Auto Industry Executives
    • Federal Budget Promotes the Growing Gap, CAW says
    • CN Rail/CAW Layoff Deal Ends Strike Threat
    • Wheels Inn Strike Financial Appeal
    • Detailed Asbestos Report Shows Government Failed To Act, Hargrove Says
    • First Contract At Siemens In Windsor
    • Court Upholds Master Bargaining At White Spot Restaurants
    • Support For UAW Members And Families Coping With Ford Rouge Explosion
    • Alternative Future For Devco
    • CAW Guardian Board Donates To Easter Seals
    • CAW Supports CBC Striking Workers
    • Workplace Fatality In Winnipeg
    • Big Three COLA
       


    February 7, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 5

    • Canada-Wide Protests Highlight Liberal Misuse of UI Fund
    • CAW Declares War On Abusive Passengers
    • Blueprint For Newfoundland's Inshore Fishery
    • New Organizing Drive At Michelin
    • Corporate Pig Out
    • More CAW Members
    • Bulletins
       


    January 31, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 4

    • CAW Slams Federal Government For Devco Job Cuts And Privatization
    • GM Disciplinary Action Unacceptable
    • Canadian Health Care Needs Vital Measures: AFB Says
    • Daniel Benedict: Member Of The Order Of Canada
    • Bulletins
       


    January 24, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 3

    • CAW Opens Bargaining At Air Canada
    • CLC Takes On Martin Over UI
    • Massive Rally In Support Of Strikers At Wheels Inn
    • Provincial Candidates Must Be Clear: FFAW/CAW
    • New Members Join The CAW
    • Bulletins
       


    January 17, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 2

    • Labour Minister Gives Green Light To CAW To Charge CN Over Mass Layoffs
    • CAN FAB Agreement
    • City of Windsor Urges Federal Government To Strengthen U.I.
    • Bombardier Fined $50,000
    • Not A Banner Year For Job Creation, CLC Says
    • New Members Join The CAW
    • CAW Council Memorial Bursaries
    • Strike Continues At Wheels Inn
       


    January 10, 1999 - Volume 29, No. 1

    • Hargrove Urges Action On U.I. Campaign
    • CAW Council Endorses CLC Leadership Candidates
    • CAW Members Vote in Favour Of New Agreement At Pratt & Whitney Canada
    • New Canada Labour Code In Force
    • CFRA Radio Host Apologizes
    • CLC Labour College
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