1998


    December 29, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 42

    • Hargrove Urges Support For CAW Members At DEVCO
    • Bob White To Leave CLC
    • Ambassador Thanks CAW Members For Hurricane Mitch Relief
    • Unions Urge Parliament To Adopt Shipbuilding Policy
    • CAW Activists Mark December 6 Day Of Action To End Violence Against Women
    • 50th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    • Maple Leaf Products Boycott Over
    • New Members Join CAW
    • CHECK OUT
    • Which Side Are You On?
    • CAW Staff Biography
       


    December 20, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 41

    • The CAW In The 1999 Ontario Election
    • Skilled Trades Latest Harris Government Assault
    • Restore UI Premiums
    • Public Inquiry Into Police Brutality Needed
    • Volvo Occupation
    • Gut Wrenching Cancer Video
    • Comfort Heart Cancer Initiative
    • Support For NAC
    • Too Many Deaths
    • Millennium Project In Support Of Homeless Youth
    • Fight Cuts To Canada's Health Care System
    • Other Recommendations
    • United Way '98 Campaign
       


    November 29, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 40

    • Hargrove Announces Plan To Derail CN Layoffs
    • Harris Makes Apprenticeship Amendments Worse
    • Hargrove Urges Harris Government To Shelve Bill 55
    • Ontario Health Care Under Attack From Harris
    • CAW Staff Biography
       


    November 22, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 39

    • CAW Takes On Harris Government Over Bill 55
    • CAW Members In Edmonton Slam CN Layoffs
    • Local Donates To Central American Relief
    • Of Brokers And Burger Flippers
    • Solidarity Salmon: Support UFAWU/CAW Members In The West Coast Fisherys
    • Emergency Public Hearings On Unemployment Insurance
    • CAW Member Builds Scale Model Of Ajax Trim Plant
    • Big Three COLA
    • Bulletin
    • United Way '98 Campaign
    • Apprenticeship Newspaper Ad
    • CAW Staff Biography
       


    November 15, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 38

    • CAW Donates $250,000 to OXFAM's Hurricane Mitch Relief
    • Urgent Appeal On Hurricane Mitch
    • CAW Activists Discuss Strategy To Defeat Harris
    • December 6: Day of Action To End Violence Against Women
    • Halifax Strike Ends Workers Win Wage Gains
    • Growing Gap Workshops In Ontario
    • Bulletin
    • Correction
    • United Way '98 Campaign
       


    November 8, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 37

    • Public Hearings On Apprenticeship Reform In Ontario
    • Emergency Public Hearings On Unemployment Insurance
    • CAW Wins Hard Fought Certification
    • Wear Fair - action kit
    • Hargrove Launches Book Labour of Love
    • United Way '98 Campaign
    • CAW Staff Biography
       


    November 1, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 36

    • Improved Closure Agreement At Volvo
    • CAW Proposes Alternatives To CN Layoffs
    • Precedent Setting Decision On Compensation For Workplace Cancer
    • CAW Wins Falconbridge Kidd Creek Mine Vote
    • Contract Victory At John Deere
    • Fatality At Ford Windsor
    • Another Columbian Trade Union Leader Assassinated
    • Westmin Resources Fatality
    • 1998 Auto Parts Conference
    • United Way '98 Campaign
    • VOLVO
    • CAW Staff Biography
       


    October 25, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 35

    • Canadian Auto Workers Occupy Halifax Volvo Plant
    • Hargrove Demands CN Suspend Layoffs
    • Bye, Bye Mike
    • Holmes Foundry
    • Starbucks
    • Manitoba Minimum Wage
    • More New Members Join The CAW
    • CAW Staff Biography
       


    October 18, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 34

    • CAW: Continuing The Tradition Of Strong United Way Support
    • The Economic Outlook & The Federal Budget
    • Global Mariner's Visit To Halifax An Eye Opener
    • Second Hand Smoke Leaflet
    • Right Wing Governments Ignoring Child Poverty
    • More New Members Join CAW
    • CAW Staff Biography
       


    October 11, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 33

    • Hargrove Questions Harris Over Ad Praising Honda
    • CAW Calls For Public Hearings On Ontario Apprenticeship Bill
    • Liberals Urged To Pay Up On Pay Equity
    • Federal Shipbuilding Policy Overdue
    • Contran Agrees Hiring Agency Workers Part of Regular Workforce
    • CAW Staff Biography
       


    October 4, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 32

    • UI Must Be Used To Help Unemployed, Hargrove Insists
    • Put The Money Back, McCurdy Urges Liberals
    • CAW Members Approve New Agreement At CPR
    • Anti-Harris Demonstration: October 17
    • CAW Prevent Cancer Conference Looks At Workplace Carcinogens
    • Vancouver Bus Drivers Vote to Join CAW
    • Contract Means Strong Wage Gains At Transalta In Mississauga
    • YWS Gets The Boot(s)
    • CAW's Dale Paterson Wins Community Service Award
    • CAW To Hold Regional Youth Conferences
    • New Members Join CAW
    • Mandela & the Children
    • CAW Staff Biography
       


    September 27, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 31

    • The Nelson Mandela Children's Fund
    • Students Boo Harris
    • Ontario Teachers Thank CAW For Support
    • Ontario Tories Must Act On Election Promise
    • CLC & Aboriginal Groups Sign Historic Partnership
    • Strike At Victoria CafÈ Enters Week Two
    • Bulletins
    • CAW Staff Biography
       


    September 20, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 30

    • CAW Urges Support For Ontario Teachers
    • CAW Ad Campaign In Support Of Ontario Teachers
    • CAW Applies To Certify Second McDonald's
    • CAW Applies To Certify Denny's Workers In Vancouver
    • Hunger Increases In Canada
    • CAW Working To Secure Jobs After Closure of Air Atlantic
    • Staff Appointments
    • CAW Local 88, A Tracker & The United Way
    • Bulletin
       


    September 13, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 29

    • Labour Day Challenges
    • CAW Pattern Prevails at CPR, CAW Members at CN Rail Vote in Favour of New Contracts
    • Volvo Closing Devastates Workers, Hargrove Says
    • CAW Challenges Government Support of Labour Sponsored Venture Capital Funds
    • A Place Called Chiapas
    • Thousands of Workers Arrested In South Korea
    • Global Mariner Arrives in Halifax to Highlight Struggle
    • McDonald's Update
    • Bulletin
       


    September 3, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 28

    • CAW/TCA JOINT COUNCIL, AUGUST 28-30, 1998
    • Financial Crisis
    • Rail Bargaining Gains
    • Organizing McDonald's in Squamish, British Columbia
    • Landmark Agreement at CP's Hotel Vancouver
    • Supreme Court Sovereignty Decision
    • Sovereignty and Quebec: Landry and Duceppe
    • CAW Council Elections
    • Building a Strong Future for GM and Pratt and Whitney in Quebec
    • Federal Government's Pay Equity Appeal
    • Solid Support for Ontario Teachers
    • Discussion Paper Debates
    • Ron Oswald: General Secretary of the International Union of Food Workers
    • Godbout: Solidarity Among Workers
    • Hospitality Sector Conference
    • New Members
    • Financial Appeal
    • CAW Staff Biography
       


    August 30, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 27

    • CAW Reaches Tentative Settlement with CN Rail
    • CAW Members at Hotel Vancouver on Strike
    • CAW Women's Conference Highlights Successes and Challenges
    • Outside Investigation of Sexual Assaults in Military Needed, Chretien Told
    • CAW Urges More Dialogue on Ontario Apprenticeship Changes
    • Big Three COLA Increases
    • Letter Campaign on Tobacco Industry Responsibility Act
    • The Sorrow of Pickets: Poetry by Ron Dickson
    • Follow up on CLC Boycott of CFRA Radio
    • Bulletins
       


    August 16, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 26

    • GM Should Keep Quebec Assembly Plan Open: Hargrove
    • BC Transit Workers Merging With CAW
    • CAW and Coke Reach Agreement After Strike
    • Breakthrough Contract at Lufthansa Service Sky Chefs
    • Negotiate Federal Public Service Pay Equity, Hargrove Urges
    • New Agreement at National Sea Products in Lunenburg
    • CAW Takes on McDonald's in British Columbia
    • CLC Boycott Against CFRA Radio in Ottawa
    • New Members Join CAW
    • Conference on Trade Unions, Homosexuality and Work
    • CAW Hosts IMF-Volvo World Council
    • Bulletins
       


    August 2, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 25

    • Hargrove Responds to GM Strike Settlement
    • Paul Martin Won't be Touching Canada Pension
    • Unionized KFC Members Reject KFC's B.C. Contract Offer
    • Transit Union Local Votes to Join Canadian Auto Workers Union
       


    July 27, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 24

    • End of Seven-week GM Strike Could Come Soon
    • Collective Agreement Reached by CAW Hospital Workers in Nova Scotia
    • Fight to Preserve Quality Public Education in Ontario Prevails over Abuse of Power
    • Bulletin
       


    July 12, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 23

    • Impact of Flint Strikes Continue to Hit CAW Members
    • CAW Presses for Long-Term Commitment at Windsor Trim Facility
    • CAW and Boeing Toronto Renew Agreement to Help Secure Plant's Future
    • CAW Holds Mass Demonstration at Boeing
    • Air Canada's Pension Plan to Recognize Same-Sex Partners
    • Federal Government Fails to Land Pacific Salmon Treaty
    • Letter to Editor on Auto Tariffs
    • CAW Supports London Centre
    • Bulletin
       


    June 26, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 22

    • CAW Members Face Complete GM Shutdown
    • CAW Blasts Federal Fisheries Program on West Coast
    • Grim Day for Newfoundland Outports
    • New UFAWU-CAW Contract for Fish Processing Workers in B.C.
    • Release of Indonesian Union Leader Muchtar Pakpahan
    • Hargrove Delivers Convocation Address to Brock University Grads
    • Honeywell Case Victory - Finally
    • More CAW Members
    • Federal Labour Code Changes Become Law
    • Hargrove Guest Host on CBC's Talk TV
    • Abrupt CN Departure from the Bargaining Table
    • Bulletin
       


    June 14, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 21

    • Liberal Government Decision Eases Uncertainty About Auto Sector's Future
    • North Korean Famine Relief Fund!
    • Kingston Day of Action:  Taking on the Harris Agenda
       


    June 7, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 20

    • Hargrove Urges Government Action on Boeing Plant
    • East Coast Fishery Workers Shut Government Offices
    • CAW Donates Additional $70,000 to Ice Storm Relief
    • Settlement at CN Tower, Strike Over
    • McCurdy Blasts Liberals Over Cod and Turbot Decisions
    • Bulletins
    • The Ontario NDP Prepare for the Upcoming Election
       


    May 31, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 19

    • CAW Rejects Long-term Agreements
    • Canadian Steps in the Global March to End Child Labour
    • Workers Signing up to Join the CAW
    • The CAW National Staff
    • Staff Appointment
    • Kingston Dodge Jeep Eagle Win Strike for First Contract
       


    May 24, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 18

    • CAW, VIA Rail Reach Settlement: New Pension Deal Best in 30 Years
    • Fish Talks Open
    • McCurdy Calls On Anderson To Announce Cod Quotas
    • CAW Bargaining Agent For Fogo Island Fish Harvesters
    • CAW Auto Council Prepares for Bargaining
    • Hargrove Blasts Harris for Apprenticeship Fee Increases
    • The Global Guardian Wins CALM Award
    • Bulletins
    • Plans Gearing up for Day of Action
       


    May 10, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 17

    • DaimlerChrysler Merger not a Threat to Canadian Workers
    • Kingston Day of Action: June 8
    • CAW Organizes Another Starbucks
    • Court Supports Reinstatement of 1,400 Australian Dockworkers
    • More CAW Members
    • Bulletin
       


    May 9, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 16

    • Hargrove Reminds ChrÈtien of Auto Tariff's Importance
    • Taking the Auto Tariff Campaign to Ottawa
    • St. Catharines' Day of Action
    • No Tags, No Taxes Newfoundland Protest
    • Back Room Deal on West Coast Fishery?
    • CAW Mine, Mill and Smelter Council Established
    • NDP Support Grows in Winnipeg By-Election
    • Day of Mourning: April 28
    • Woman of Recognition Award
       


    April 25, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 15

    • CAW Council Debates:  Health Care to Long-Term Agreements
    • Fighting Long Term Agreements
    • Taking on the MAI
    • Political Refugees in Canada
    • Maintain the Auto Pact: Future Jobs for Youth
    • North Korean Famine Relief
    • Peter Stoffer: CAW member in Parliament
    • Support for TAGS Relief Program
    • Health Care Fiasco in New Zealand
    • Opposing For-Profit Hospitals in Alberta
    • Detroit Newspaper Lockout
    • Support for St. Catharines Newspaper Workers
    • Global March Against Child Labour
    • Public Sector Unions in British Columbia
    • An Environmentally Friendly Port Elgin Education Centre
       


    April 19, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 14

    • Auto Tariffs: Driving the Message to Ottawa
    • CN Offer Fails to Break Bargaining Log Jam, CAW Says
    • GM Reconsiders Mackie Contracts after Mass Pickets
    • Retired Staff Representative Runs for NDP in Manitoba By-Election
    • CAW Member Honoured
    • Kingston Day of Action: June 8
    • Mayworks Festival
       


    April 12, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 13

    • CN's Snooping is Unlawful, CAW Charges
    • Agreement at Ontario Northland
    • St. Catharines Day of Action Office Opens
    • Ontario Municipalities Back Auto Tariff Campaign
    • NDP Lauds Supreme Court Decision
    • Staff Changes
    • Supports North Korean Famine Relief
    • Settlement at Casino Windsor
       


    April 4, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 12

    • St. Catharines Day of Action:  Taking on the Harris Agenda
    • St Thomas Round-Table Talks on Auto Tariff's Future
    • CAW Urges Support for VIA Rail
    • CAW Members Settle at Casino Windsor
    • Good News for CAW Members in Brantford
    • Klein Blasted for Alberta Health Cuts
    • CAW Prevent Cancer Campaign:
      Day of Mourning, April 28
      Earth Day, April 22
    • Celebrating the Life and Work of Pat McEvoy
    • Victory at Richmond Die Casting
    • Bulletin
       


    March 29, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 11

    • NDP Breakthrough in Nova Scotia
    • Keep Auto Tariff, Durham Council Votes
    • CAW Calls For Independent Safety Review of VIA Rail
    • Day of Mourning, April 28
    • First CAW Local Office in Saskatchewan
    • End Uncertainty Over Tags, McCurdy Urges
    • Support of Federal Labour Proposals
    • Blue Circle Cement Keeps Three Year Agreement
    • Alloy Wheels Strike Ends
    • Bulletins
       


    March 22, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 10

    • Turkish Refugee Receives CAW Support
    • Dudley George Not Forgotten
    • CAW Women's Advocate Program Bargained at GE
    • Starbucks
    • Strikes Settled
    • Bulletins
    • Global March Against Child Labour
       


    March 15, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 9

    • Concerns over Working Conditions in Gambling Industry
    • Arbitrator Orders Same-Sex Benefits at Chrysler Canada
    • Don't Turn our Backs on Refugees, Hargrove Tells Immigration Hearings
    • Windsor Casino-Members Overwhelmingly Support Strike Mandate
    • CAW Front and Centre at International Women's Day Activities
    • Death at Falconbridge
    • International Day for the Elimination of Racism: MARCH 21
    • Bulletins
    • CAW Members Vote 86 Per Cent In Favour Of Strike Mandate At CN
       


    March 8, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 8

    • CAW Members Vote 86 Per Cent In Favour Of Strike Mandate At CN
    • Labour Takes on Union Busters
    • St. Catharines Day of Action: Update
    • CAW Rally Boosts NDP Campaign in Nova Scotia
    • CAW Members on Strike at Alloy Wheels
    • CAW Donates $82,000 to Women's Shelters
    • Big Three COLA
    • Concerns over Working Conditions in Gaming Industry
    • Blue Circle Cement in Bowmanville on Strike
    • Muchtar Pakpahan Campaign: An Update
    • Kielburger Speaks at Calcutta Rally
    • Dying for Gold
    • FFAW/CAW Court Action on TAGS Program
    • Auto Tariffs Campaign Reminder
       


    March 1, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 7

    • Liberal Budget Ignores Job Creation and Health Care
    • Hargrove Calls For Counterbalance To Growing Corporate Power
    • St. Catharines:  The Next Day Of Protest Against Harris
    • Brampton Supports CAW Campaign On Auto Tariffs
    • New Deal For Newfoundland Fish Plant Workers
    • CAW Billboard Campaign Takes On Record Bank Profits
    • CAW Windsor Regional Environment Council Calls For Environment Minister's Resignation
    • CAW Western Conference Takes On Right Wing Agenda
    • Family Education Program Deadlines
    • Harris Government Hospital Closures
       


    February 8, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 5

    • Municipal Councils Support CAW Auto Tariff Campaign
    • Bud Jimmerfield:
    • CAW Seeks Strike Mandate At CN
    • Alternative Federal Budget
    • Sends Message To Martin
    • Support For Pilot Project On Fish Prices
    • Romanow Critical Of MAI
    • Death Of CAW Member On East Coast
    • Plant Shutdown Study:Interviewees Needed
    • More New CAW Members
    • Schedule Of Upcoming Events
       


    February 1, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 4

    • Hargrove Blasts GM Canada's Refusal To Reveal Profits
    • New Contract At Halifax Shipyard
    • CAW Fights Back At Coca-Cola
    • Corporate Tax Freedom Day On January 29
    • New Members Join CAW Ranks
    • Same Sex Benefits At Boeing
    • Global Justice Week On Vision TV
       


    January 25, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 3

    • CAW Campaigns To Protect Canadian Auto Industry
    • CAW Supports Students National Day of Action
    • CAW Takes Part In Eastern Canadian Ice Storm Relief Effort
    • NDP Support For CAW Members At Michener Centre
    • Financial Appeal For Chilliwack Bingo Strikers
    • CAW Western Conference
    • Heavy Fines For Health And Safety Violations
    • IMP Strike Over
    • Correction
       


    January 18, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 2

    • CAW Announces Financial Support For Victims Of Eastern Canadian Ice Storm
    • All Levels Of Government Needed To Solve Salmon Dispute, Hargrove Says
    • Winnipeg Referral Service For CAW Members
    • GOVERNMENT BENEFITS 1998
       


    January 11, 1998 - Volume 28, No. 1

    • New Book On CAMI Automotive Takes On Lean Production
    • Air Nova Members Ratify New Deal
    • France May Go To 35-hour Work Week
    • Thanks For CAW Flood Relief Support
    • Petition To Repeal Bill 160 In Ontario
    • CAW Donates $88,000 To Food Banks
    • Auto Tariff Campaign Moves Into High Gear