1997


    December 14, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 43

    • CAW Calls On First Ministers' Meeting To Improve Employment Insurance Coverage
    • Workplace Cancer Victim Denied Compensation For Exposure To Metalworking Fluids
    • Welland Forge CAW Members Settle Strike After 5 Days
    • The St. Lawrence Seaway Settlement
    • Auto Parts Coordinator
    • United In Fight Back - FFAW/CAW Convention Delegates Issue Warning
    • Tinderbox of Frustration
       


    December 7, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 42

    • CAW COUNCIL, December 5-7, 1997
    • Auto Tariffs Campaign
    • Federal Government Slammed For Taking Away Postal Workers Right To Strike
    • Support Land Mines Removal
    • Unanimous Support For Province Wide Strike
    • Defending Quality Public Education
    • CAW Creates Bud Jimmerfield Health And Safety Award
    • 13-year Old Girl Waits For ChrÈtien's Answer On West Coast Salmon Dispute
    • Maple Leaf Foods Boycott
    • Barlow Blasts The MAI
    • Tags Program Under Attack By Federal Liberals
    • December 6 Candlelight Vigil
    • CAW Council Resolutions: National Pharmacare Program
    • Improve Unemployment Insurance
    • Proposed Seniors Benefit Unfair
    • CLC Task Force On Racism
    • Struggle To Rebuild South Africa Not Over: Modise
    • New Hope In The United Kingdom
       


    December 4, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 41

    • December 6: Day Of Action To End Violence Against Women
    • White Ribbon Campaign
    • CAW First To Commit To Land Mine Removal
    • CAW Local 101 And CP Rail Open Contract Talks
    • OFL Convention Supports Days Of Action
    • Proposed CPP Changes Unacceptable, Hargrove Says
       


    November 23, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 40

    • Canadian Airline Crisis: A Year Later
    • Maple Leaf Products Boycott
    • Seniors Coalition Supports Days Of Action
    • Big Three COLA
    • New Members Join CAW's Ranks
    • Harris Government Violates Workers Rights, ILO Says
       


    November 16, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 39

    • Unions, Parents, Students And Community Activists Join Together In Support Of Ontario Teachers
    • CAW's Hargrove Calls On Federal Health Minister To Intervene In Closure Of Women's College Hospital
    • CAW Supports Canada Labour Code Proposals
    • CAW Wins Improvements At Saturn Distributing
    • The Teachers' Strike:Taking Education Outside The Classroom
    • First Chatham-Kent Labour Awards
    • Rail Conference Points The Way To The Future
    • Teach-in On Corporate Rule
    • Labour Concerns Over Multilateral Agreement On Investment


    November 7, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 37

    • Massive Rally In Support Of Ontario Teachers
    • Learning From The Teachers
    • Windsor Match Plate Plant Chairman Reinstated After Picket Line Support
    • New Agreement At Upper Lakes Group
    • CAW Co-Winner Of Employment Equity Award
    • International Metalworkers' Federation
       


    October 26, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 36

    • Day Of Action Closes Windsor
    • Ontario Teachers To Get CAW's Full Support
    • Liberals' Massive Spending Cuts Not Needed To Meet Deficit Target
    • Rally Supports Ipperwash Public Inquiry
    • CAW Scholarship Winners
    • Lock Out At Shu-Pak In Woodstock
    • More New Members Join The CAW
    • New Westminster Office Wins Award
    • Staff Appointment
    • Agreement At IMP Aerospace In Halifax
    • Back Pain Study At GM Oshawa
    • Teach-In On Corporate Rule
       


    October 17, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 35

    • Newfoundland Labour Board Throws Out UFCW Application
    • Labour Board Declares CPR And St. Lawrence And Hudson A Single Employer
    • Two Years Of Harris And We're Only Getting Stronger
    • Letter To Editors Regarding Marriott Corporation In Alberta
    • Letter To Quebec Minister Of Justice From Hargrove
    • Toronto Star Gives CAW Laurel
       


    October 5, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 34

    • Thousands Protest Harris Government In North Bay
    • Windsor Day Of Action, October 17 - The Fightback Grows
    • Fight Harris Government's Bill 160 Education Cuts
    • Strike Appeal For CAW Members On Strike At Marriott Corporation
    • Financial Appeal For Saturn Distributing Strikers
    • PC World Letter From Hargrove
    • Settlement At Reynolds Lemmerz, Strike Ends
    • First, They Stole Our Fish; Now They Want To Take Our Boats
    • Conference Brings Together CAW Local Union Media
       


    September 28, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 33

    • North Bay Days Of Protest - Harris' Home Base Shuts Down
    • CAW Helps Secure Release Of Indonesian And Foreign Trade Unionists
    • CAW First To Put Money Into Land Mine Removal
    • Laval University Hosts Industrial Relations Debate
       


    September 21, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 32

    • Harris Government Drops Assault On Public Sector Unions
    • Mississauga Plant Closes: Free Trade To Blame
    • Majors Gains For CAW Members At Saskatoon Hotel
    • Reynolds Lemmerz On Strike
    • Fight Continues Over Workers Compensation Rollbacks In Ontario
    • Car Blockade At IMP Aerospace In Halifax
    • Substance Abuse Conference
    • Staff Appointments
       


    September 14, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 31

    • PC World Victory After Occupation And Massive Picket Line Support
    • CAW Offers CUPW $5 Million in Financial Assistance If Needed
    • CAW Members At Westmin Approve New Contract
    • The Fight To Save Women's College Hospital Continues
    • Pay Equity Victory In Ontario
    • New Clawback Rules Of TAGS Program Blasted
    • North Bay Days of Action
    • Bulletins
       


    September 1, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 30

    • Hargrove's Labour Day Message
    • Demonstrations Against Harris Government Cuts To Workers' Compensation
    • CAW Women: Building Our Skills/Organizing For Change
    • New Three Year Agreement At Falconbridge
    • CAW Gears Up For North Bay Days Of Action
    • Public Health At Risk
    • Big Three COLA
    • CAW Activist Awarded Environment Certificate
    • Staff Appointment
    • Strike At IMP Aerospace In Halifax
    • Former CAW Staff Member Elected USCO President
    • THREE-MONTH CAW SCHEDULE
       


    August 17, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 29

    • CAW 5th CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION FIGHTING BACK MAKES A DIFFERENCE
    • Youth Paper
    • CAW Protests Lack Of Pacific Salmon Fishing Agreement
    • Hargrove Acclaimed To Third Term As CAW President
    • Canada Needs More Trade Unionism, Alexa McDonough Says
    • A Minute Of Noise Over Injustice
    • Bob White Urges ChrÈtien To Support Premier Clark In Salmon Dispute
    • Environmental Statement
    • Fight The Shift To Part-Time Jobs
    • Support Fairness Campaign For Strawberry Workers
    • The Fight To Protect Jobs: Haggard
    • Unions Working Together
    • A New Model Of International Solidarity
    • Airbus Decision Slammed
    • Working With Pride
    • Strike Payments Increased
    • Discussion Papers Focus On Key Issues For CAW
       


    August 3, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 28

    • Canadian Auto Workers To Decide Future Direction At Vancouver Convention
    • Hargrove Slams Air Canada Decision To Buy Airbus Industrie Aircraft
    • CAW Net News - On RealVideo
    • CAW Takes Part in Massive OFL Fightback
    • CAW Wins Starbucks Ruling
    • CAW Members At Falconbridge On Strike
    • The ChrÈtien Government Must Defend Canada's Pacific Salmon Fishery, Hargrove Says.
    • Apologies
       


    July 20, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 27

    • CAW Starbucks Workers Vote In Favour Of Deal
    • PC World Guilty of Bad Faith Bargaining
    • Marystown Shipyard Office Workers Get First Agreement
    • WCB Activists Invade Niagara MLA Office
    • A CAW Summer - Family Education Program "A Once in a Lifetime Experience"
    • CAW Joins International Observers of Mexican Election
    • Corrections
       


    July 6, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 26

    • CAWMembers Ratify New Agreement At Bombardier De Havilland
    • Hargrove Blasts Harris Over Latest Attack On Labour
    • New Members In CAW Fold
    • CAW Members Stand Up To Irving Giant In Halifax
    • Starbucks Negotiations Resume
    • PC World Guilty Of Unfair Labour Practice
    • North Bay Days Of Action
    • CAW SCHEDULE
       


    June 29, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 25

    • Hargrove Announces Tentative Agreement at Bombardier de Havilland
    • CAW Wins Judicial Review of White Spot Common Employer Decision
    • More Workers Join CAW
    • First Agreement for CAW Members at GM Cold Weather Development Centre
    • Safeway Canada Boycott Over
    • Bulletins
       


    June 20, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 24

    • CAW Sets Strike Deadline In Bombardier De Havilland Bargaining
    • Stop The Rollbacks Of Workers' Compensation, CAW Tells Harris
    • Bill 99 Hearings Get Noisy Start
    • Judicial Recount Confirms CAW Member Wins Seat For NDP
    • CLC Women Protest Low-Wage Employers
    • Big Profits for Big Banks
    • 50TH Anniversary Of CAW Local 432
    • BULLETINS
       


    June 15, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 23

    • Knowles' Life An Inspiration
    • WCB Conference: Workers' Compensation A Shop Floor Issue
    • Teledyne Workers In Woodstock Approve First Contract
    • Health, Safety And The Environment Conference Focuses On Reducing The Use Of Toxics
    • Starbucks Opposes CAW Application Based On Geography
    • Airline Unions Launch Alliance
    • As We Go Marching, Marching
    • Bulletins
       


    June 8, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 22

    • NDP'S 21 Seats Provides Real Voice For Workers, Hargrove Says
    • CAW Member Wins Nova Scotia Seat For NDP
    • Human Rights Conference: Human Rights Has No Borders
    • Protest Against Workers' Compensation Rollbacks in Ontario
    • GM Workers Get Justice: Discipline Erased Or Reduced For Work Refusals
    • CAW Wins Nine Calm Awards
       


    June 1, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 21

    • Canadian Shipbuilding Policy Needed, CAW/Marine Workers' Federation Says
    • Six-Year Agreement Imposed Not Negotiated
    • NWT Air Employees Vote To Join CAW
    • Workers At Tenth Starbucks' Unit Apply To Join CAW
    • Mackie Workers Ratify New Deal
    • Bulletins
       


    May 25, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 20

    • Hargrove And NDP Candidates In London Area Take On Liberal Government's Failure To Deal With Unemployment
    • Creative Accounting In Ontario Budget Speech
    • CAW Locals And Members Give Generously to Support Manitoba Flood Victims
    • FFAW/CAW Applies To Represent Fogo Island Fishermen
    • CAW Challenges Stelco To Put Money Into Workers First
    • CAW Social Justice Fund Supports Trade Union Exhibition
    • Lung Association Award - CAW Windsor Environment Council
    • Environment Fightback Campaign - 4,500 Letters!
    • Worker's Minor Back Injury Nearly Turns Lethal
    • B.C. Widows Thank CAW - WCB Pensions Won
    • National Boycott Of Safeway Canada
    • Bulletins
       


    May 18, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 19

    • Canada's Biggest Companies Haul in Record Profits
    • Hargrove And NDP Candidates Join Forces in Edmonton, Winnipeg And Halifax
    • CAW Pledges Support For Manitoba Flood Victims
    • CAW Makes Gains At Air BC
    • CAW Members at Canadian Regional Airlines Ratify Agreement
    • Another CAW Member Nominated as NDP Candidate
    • Injured Workers Day - June 1
    • Big Three COLA
       


    May 11, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 18

    • Hargrove And NDP Candidates Address CAW Election Rally
    • Newfoundland Unemployed Put Jobs First
    • Eves' Budget Political Theatre, Hargrove Says
    • Ontario Alternative Budget Papers Offer Real Solutions
    • Hargrove Blasts Liberals At CAW Election Rall In Windsor
    • CAW Members Out For Justice Across Canada
    • More CAW Members Run As NDP Candidates
    • CAW Members Protest At CN Shareholders Meeting
    • Former Nike Worker Kicks Off National Tour In Vancouver
    • Federal Government Slammed For Not Taking Action To Help Free Jailed Indonesian Trade Union Leader
    • Bulletins
       


    May 4, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 17

    • Hargrove Launches National Campaign To Highlight Unemployment Crisis And Broken Liberal Promises
    • Thunder Bay Day Of Action Builds Community Fightback
    • Fight For The Living, Mourn For The Dead
    • CAW Members Help With Manitoba Flood Relief
    • Marine Workers Federation/CAW Convention
    • CAW Resolution On Indonesia Passes Unanimously At IUF Congress In Geneva
    • Injured Worker Fightback In Toronto
    • Strike Appeal For Stelpipe Workers
    • First Agreement At Transalta Meets Big Three Provisions
    • First CAW Contract In Windsor Hotel Industry
    • Still More CAW Members Nominated As NDP Candidates
    • New Members Join CAW Fold
    • Clifton Grant Awards - Windsor Occupational Safety and Health
    • Speaking Out Against Nike Sweatshops
    • CAW Schedule for May & June
       


    April 27, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 16

    • Occupational Disease Panel Under Threat
    • CAW Workers Of Colour Conference: Solidarity Through Resistance
    • Safety Of Armoured Car Workers Must Be Improved
    • Earth Day Events
    • CAW's Social Justice Fund Hosts Labour Development Forum
    • CAW Family Auxiliary #27 Celebrates 60 Years
    • Privatized Water - A Step Closer In Ontario
    • New Members Join CAW
    • Mayworks: 1997
    • Support For Strawberry Workers
    • More CAW Members Nominated As NDP Candidates
       


    April 20, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 15

    • Hargrove Applauds West Coast Fisheries Deal
    • Lear Oakville Workers Approve Tentative Deal After Strike
    • Thunder Bay Day Of Action
    • Fatality At Toronto Rail Shop
    • Starbucks Distribution Centre Closure Bad Faith Bargaining
    • CAW To Launch Billboard Campaign On Youth Unemployment
    • Overwhelming Strike Vote By Crab Fishermen
    • Massive St. Catharines' Rally Against Harris Government
    • More CAW Members And Staff Nominated As NDP Candidates
    • Canada Makes Wrong Decision On China
    • Support For Guelph Students
    • Bulletins
       


    April 13, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 14

    • CAW COUNCIL, APRIL 4 to 6, 1997
    • CAW'S ON-THE-JOB CANVASS
    • MAY 3 NATIONAL DAY OF PROTEST
    • STOP USE OF SCABS
    • ALEXA MCDONOUGH SLAMS LIBERAL ARROGANCE
    • CAMPAIGN TO ENSURE BRISTOL AEROSPACE JOBS
    • CAW COUNCIL ELECTIONS
    • B.C. MINISTER BLASTS THE RIGHT
    • EXTEND TAGS PROGRAM IN ATLANTIC CANADA
    • PACIFIC COAST FISHERIES EMERGENCY RESOLUTION
    • FREE INDONESIAN TRADE UNION LEADER MUCHTAR PAKPAHAN
    • SOUTH AFRICANS THANK CANADIAN WORKERS FOR SUPPORT DURING TOUGH TIMES
    • DON'T BLAME PUBLIC SECTOR WORKERS FOR QUEBEC DEFICIT
    • SUPPORT FOR OPPONENTS OF MEGACITY BILL 103 IN TORONTO
    • HARRIS GOVERNMENT ATTACK ON MUNICIPAL WORKERS
    • COLD WATER RELEASE PROGRAM AT KENNEY DAM
    • YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT:  FIGHT FOR THE FUTURE OF OUR YOUTH
    • FREE TRADE'S ONGOING FALLOUT
       


    April 6, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 13

    • Negotiations Break Off In Newfoundland And Labrador
    • April 28 - Day Of Mourning
    • Take Action On Earth Day
    • Staff Appointments
    • Bulletins
    • THREE-MONTH SCHEDULE
       


    March 30, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 12

    • Sudbury Fightback Builds Links
    • PC World Update
    • CAW Presses Newfoundland MPs To Reinstate Fifth Year Of TAGS Support
    • Outhouses On Wheels - VIA Workers Protest
    • CAW Locals Protest Ontario WCB Cutbacks
    • Weekly Demonstrations - Injured Workers In Ontario
    • Strawberry Workers Campaign For Decent Working Conditions
    • Bulletins
       


    March 23, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 11

    • Destructive Competition in Airline Industry Must End, Unions Tell Government
    • Seniors Rally Across Country Against Higher Drug Prices And Bill C-91
    • March 21, International Day For The Elimination Of Racism
    • CAW Demands Release Of Indonesian Trade Unionist: Thousands Of Canadians To Send Postcards
    • Atlas Steel Up For Sale
       


    March 9, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 9

    • International Women's Day
    • CAW Donates $78,000 To Women's Shelters
    • National Day Of Protest - May 3
    • Mega-No To The Tories' Megacity
    • Scabbed Strike In Scarborough
    • Hargrove Condemns Police Action In India
    • CAW Activists Support Plan To Replace Bill C-91
    • CAW Local 222 Celebrates 60 Years In Oshawa
    • New Contract At Loomis Courier In Ontario
    • Urgent Campaign To Free Muchtar Pakpahan
    • Federal Liberals' False Solutions Under Attack At Conference
    • Freedom In Our Lifetime
    • CBC - Ours To Keep
    • Big Three COLA
       


    March 2, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 8

    • Health Care Drug Costs Under Review
    • Former Transport Route Canada Workers Win Compensation
       


    February 23, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 7

    • Hargrove Slams Federal Liberal Budget As Incredibly Dishonest
    • CLC President Bob White Calls For Budget Reality Check
    • Alternative Federal Budget Proposes Solutions For Working Canadians
    • Agreement Reached On Bristol Aerospace Sale Working Group
    • Cami Charges Dropped - Ministry Of Labour Retreats From GM
    • Mott's Clamato Juice Boycott
       


    February 16, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 6

    • Procor Strike Settled
    • Financial Post Auto Industry Conference
    • Bulletins
    • Serious Injury At Alcan In Kitimat, B.C.
    • Newspaper Carriers Union Drive In Thunder Bay
    • Megacity Madness Grips Metropolitan Toronto
    • Boycott S.A. Armstrong Pumps
       


    February 9, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 5

    • Eight Month B.C. Lock Out Over;  Workers Ratify First Agreement
    • Ottawa Members Ratify Deal
    • Celebrate International Women's Day - March 8
    • Hargrove Chairs Forum on Harris' Megacity Madness
    • UFAWU/CAW Votes To Join NDP
    • Government Review Targets Right To Refuse In Ontario
    • New Members Join The CAW
    • THREE-MONTH CAW SCHEDULE
       


    February 2, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 4

    • CAW Members On Strike At Accuride
    • Bristol Aerospace
    • Two Agreements Combined To End Inequity At Toronto Terminal Railways
    • Bulletin
       


    January 26, 1997 - Volume 37, No. 3

    • CAW Condemns South Korean Government's Anti-union Stance
    • CAW Takes Part In Newspaper Union Council
    • Top Bank Executives Rake In Pay
    • Tribute To Charlie Brooks
    • Another Tory Attack On Worker Rights In Ontario
    • Bad Boss Busters Come To Kingston
    • CAW Environment Committee Blasts Hardeman No-show
    • Bulletins
       


    January 19, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 2

    • Federal Government Must Change Economic Course, Warns Alternative Federal Budget
    • Pilots On Strike Against Regional Carriers
    • CAW Local 4528 Offers Thanks For Support
    • Two Scholarships For Essays On Social Reform
    • Anonymous Letter To Hargrove On Canadian Airlines
    • Free The Children Homepage
    • Financial Appeal For Members Striking Procor
    • DeHavilland Plant Evacuated After Acid Spill
    • Coca-Cola Plant Evacuated
    • More Workers Join CAW
       


    January 12, 1997 - Volume 27, No. 1

    • Hargrove Blasts ChrÈtien For Ordering Forced Vote At Canadian
    • CAW Members At Canadian Airlines Support Deal Negotiated By Their Bargaining Committee
    • Bad Boss Busters Coming To Ontario Communities
    • Scabs Out, Workers Back On The Job At Bramalea Rebuilders
    • Workers Back On Job At Zettel Manufacturing
    • Bulletin
    • GOVERNMENT BENEFITS 1997