1996


    December 19, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 41

    • CAW Members At Air Canada Ratify Collective Agreement
    • Canadian Airlines Update
    • Wage And COLA Improvements At Caligo
    • CAW Launches Environmental Fightback
    • Financial Appeal For CAW Members On Strike Against Stelpipe
    • Labour Behind The Label Stages Christmas Event
    • CANADIAN AIRLINES, ITS WORKERS AND THE INDUSTRY THIS TIME, THINGS HAVE CHANGED


    December 8, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 40

    • Tentative Agreement At Canadian Airlines Gets Unanimous Support Of CAW Local 1990 Bargaining Committee
    • Tentative Deal At Air Canada Provides Wage Increases And More Job Security
    • CAW COUNCIL, DECEMBER 6-8, 1996, Toronto Canada
    • FFAW 25th Anniversary
       


    December 1, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 39

    • CAW/Canadian Airlines Leadership From Coast To Coast Vote Unanimously To Continue Pressure On Federal Government
    • CAW Reaches Tentative Agreement With Air Canada
    • Falconbridge Concerns
    • Company Fined $150,000 Following Fatality
    • Big Win At The Federal Court Of Appeal
    • Financial Appeal For CAW Members On Strike Since September 20
    • CAW-OSSTF First Education Conference A Success
    • Full, Province-Wide Public Hearings Needed On Rollbacks Of Workers' Compensation In Ontario, Hargrove Says


    November 24, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 38

    • CAW Steps Up Campaign To Keep Canadian Flying
    • CAW Bargains Protection From Harris Rollbacks
    • CAW Members At Molson's Vote In Favour Of Groundbreaking Deal
    • Take Part In White Ribbon Campaign, Hargrove Urges
    • December 6: Day Of Commemoration And Action To End Violence Against Women
    • Eleven-year Old Chooses Hargrove For `Class' Assignment
    • Bulletins
       


    November 19, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 37

    • BULLETIN
    • Ford Workers Ratify New Contract
    • CAW Members At Canadian Airlines Say 10 Per Cent Wage Cut Is No Solution
    • White Spot Must Respect Master Bargaining
    • Air Canada
       


    November 3, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 36

    • Ford's First Economic Offer
    • Toronto Days Of Action Builds Anti-Harris Coalition
    • Toronto: Days Of Action, Days Of Hope
    • A Momentum Of History
    • Financial Appeal For CAW Local 1256
    • Youth, Education And Employment Conference
    • Women Activists Graduate From CAW Course
    • Nortel Contract Contains Breakthroughs
    • Bulletin
       


    October 27, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 35

    • CAW Membership At General Motors Vote Overwhelmingly In Favour Of New Agreement


    October 22, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 34

    • CAW Delegates Approve Special Dues Assessment If GM Strike Continues
    • CAW's Top Leadership, Staff Representatives And Office Staff Donate In Support Of GM Strikers
    • Northern Telecom Workers Ratify New Three Year Contract
    • CAW Members At Air Canada Vote 91 Per Cent In Favour Of Strike Action
    • Tentative Agreement At Air Ontario
    • METRO TORONTO DAYS OF ACTION
       


    October 16, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 33

    • CAW On Strike Against General Motors of Canada
    • Membership Shows Solid Support For Bargaining Committee
    • CAW Seeks `Made In Canada' Agreement With General Motors
    • Downsize This!, Outsource That, Eh - Michael Moore And Buzz Hargrove Slam The Corporate Agenda.
    • Hargrove Demands Air Canada Settle With The CAW
    • CAW Members At Bombardier In Thunder Bay Make Break Throughs With New Contract
    • CAW Sets Strike Deadline At Air Ontario
    • Financial Appeal For CAW Members On Strike Against Le Radisson Hôtel des Gouverneurs In Quebec
    • CAW Big Winners In Cape Breton Hospital Workers Vote
    • BIG THREE NEGOTIATIONS - (Poem)
       


    September 22, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 32

    • CAW Reaches Groundbreaking Agreement With Chrysler Canada
    • . . . NEWSFLASH . . .
    • CAW'S Hargrove Announces General Motors As Next Target


    September 15, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 31

    • Ontario Government Poised to Cut Day-Care Workers Pay By $4,500
    • Hargrove Urges Harris To Reconsider Plan To Privatize Workers' Compensation
    • Ontario Fightback Campaign Builds
    • CAW, Complainant Disappointed In Human Rights Tribunal Decision
    • Starbucks Workers Join CAW
    • CAW Scholarship Winners
    • Bulletins
       


    September 8, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 30

    • CAW Front and Centre on Labour Day
    • Hargrove's Labour Day Message
    • CAW Gears Up For Toronto Protest on October 25 and 26
    • CAW Blasts Air Canada For Selling Reservation Jobs To Highest Bidder
    • Bulletins
       


    September 1, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 29

    • Hargrove Names Chrysler As Target
    • Special Convention Set For October 18
    • Union Education At CP Hotels
    • Route Canada Hearings Underway
    • CAW Women; Fighting Back Against The Attack On Equality Rights
    • Workers Occupy Windsor Ministry Of Labour
    • Tannery Co-Op Saved From Harris Chopping Block Opens Doors
    • CAW Members Urged To Make United Way Campaign Successful
    • Hargrove Appoints Two New Directors
    • THREE-MONTH CAW SCHEDULE
       


    August 19, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 28

    • CAW Council Supports Quebec Flood Victims
    • Witmer Delays Proposal To Avoid Controversy, Hargrove says
    • Strike Settled At Boeing
    • CAW Meets With Top GM Official In Toronto
    • East Coast Marine Workers Federation Merges With CAW
    • Negotiations Underway At Big Three
    • Joining the CAW
    • Bulletins
       


    August 4, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 27

    • CAW Opens Contract Talks With Air Canada
    • CAW Pledges Support For Quebec Flood Victims
    • Settlement At Alcan In Kitimat Ratified By 54 Per Cent
    • Official Opening Of New CAW Regional Office In Windsor
    • Manitoba NDP Call For Public Inquiry Into Police Action On Boeing Picket Line
    • CAW Supports Workers At Titan Tool In Windsor
    • Financial Appeal For Workers On Strike Against Nova Scotia Company
    • Labour And Injured Workers Stage Sit-In At Premier Harris' Office
    • CAW Social Justice Fund Supports International Solidarity
    • Bulletins
       


    July 21, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 26

    • Bargaining At Big Three Automakers Gets Underway
    • CAW Demands Public Inquiry Into Winnipeg Police Violence During Boeing Strike
    • Financial Appeal For CAW Members On Strike In Kitimat B.C
    • Hargrove Urges Support Of Irving Oil Boycott
    • NEW MEMBERS
    • CONTACT
    • VIDEO TAPES
       


    July 7, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 25

    • Peterborough - Day Of Action
    • CAW'S Hargrove Calls WCB Cuts Cruel
    • CAW Windsor Regional Environmental Council Celebrates Legalization Of Industrial Hemp
    • PETERBOROUGH AND BEYOND
    • CAMI Automotive Charged Under Health And Safety Laws For Unjustly Disciplining Worker
    • Joining The CAW
    • Employment Standards Hearings Deadline Extended For Presentations At Hearings
    • Substance Abuse Conference - Reminder
    • THREE-MONTH CAW SCHEDULE
       


    June 23, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 24

    • CAW Human Rights Conference:  Celebrating a Decade of Struggle
    • Human Rights Awards
    • President's Address and Recommendations
    • Nestlé Workers Ratify Agreement
    • Christopherson Denounces Privatization Of Food Service
    • Newfoundland Salmon Fishery Opens
    • Lesbian And Gay Pride Day 1996
    • Correction
       


    June 16, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 23

    • New CAW Childcare Centre In Oshawa
    • Financial Appeal For Striking CAW Members In Strathroy, Ontario
    • Newfoundland Employer Won't Recognize Workers Right To Union
    • CAW Activists Join Members Of Power Workers Union At Hydro Privatization Protest
    • Merger Of Peterborough Quaker Oats Union With CAW Approved
    • Women's March Against Poverty
       


    June 9, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 22

    • 1996 Collective Bargaining and Political Action Convention
    • BIG THREE TALKS ARE UNION'S BIGGEST CHALLENGE, HARGROVE SAYS
    • VICTOR REUTHER URGES CAW DELEGATES TO FIGHT ON
    • WORKING CONDITIONS AT CANADIAN BIG THREE AUTOMAKERS DETERIORATING, GROUNDBREAKING STUDY SHOWS
    • LEAN PRODUCTION
    • IT'S TIME FOR CHRÉTIEN TO WAKE UP, WHITE SAYS
    • MAUDE BARLOW, COUNCIL OF CANADIANS
    • HEALTH AND SAFETY AT RISK
    • UAW PRESIDENT STEPHEN YOKICH
    • PENSIONS
    • WORKER SOLIDARITY CRUCIAL QFL, PRESIDENT SAYS
    • SIT IN PROTESTS HARRIS CUTS
    • CAW MEMBERS PROTEST VIA CUTS
    • SPECIAL FIGHTBACK RESOLUTION
    • PEOPLE PUSH FOR CHANGE IN MEXICO, HUMAN RIGHTS LEADER SAYS
    • RIGHTS, EQUITY AND SOLIDARITY
    • WORKERS MUST BUILD INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY, FRENCH TRADE UNION LEADER URGES
    • CAW TO BUILD WAR CHEST IF TOUGH FIGHT ENSUES WITH BIG 3 AUTOMAKERS
    • WEST COAST FISHERMEN
    • CLS Catering Service Members Win Strike


    June 2, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 21

    • Proposed Labour Law Rollbacks Slam Manitoba Workers, CAW Says
    • Canadian Auto Workers Union Debates Bargaining Goals
    • Women's March Against Poverty Makes Its Way Across Canada
    • VIA Rail To Pay $400,000 For Discrimination
    • Hargrove Urges Full Participation In Peterborough Community Day Of Action
    • Speak Out Against Ontario Plan To Slash Employment Standards
    • Brazilian Labour Leader Slams Free Trade Deals
    • Bulletins
    • THREE-MONTH CAW SCHEDULE
       


    May 26, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 20

    • CLC Convention
    • CAW Social Justice Fund Contributes To Tornado-Damaged Communities
    • New Air Canada Centre Raises Concerns From CAW
    • The "Negotiator" Receives Award
    • VIA Rail to Pay for Discrimination Against Disabled Worker
    • Big Three COLA
       


    May 19, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 19

    • Canadian Labour Congress
    • ON TO OTTAWA
    • CONDEMNATION OF U.S. BLOCKADE
    • NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION
    • CONVENTIONS EVERY THREE YEARS
    • FEDERAL LIBERALS ATTACK UI AGAIN
    • Ontario Government Moves To Destroy Minimum Employment Laws
       


    May 12, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 18

    • Ontario Tory Budget Mostly Benefits Wealthy
    • White Says No To Money Television
    • CLC Environment Award
    • Federal Labour Code Changes Expected
    • Bulletins:
       


    May 5, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 17

    • Women's March For Bread And Roses, Jobs And Justice
    • Hargrove Opposes Cuts To CPP Benefits
    • Falconbridge Fined $230,000 Over Workplace Death
    • 'The Banks Are Made Of Marble' And Gold And ...
    • National Day Of Mourning
    • Union Culture Hits The Phone Lines
    • Ontario Northland
    • Earth Day Protest Outside Elliot's Office
    • May Day: A History
    • Saskatchewan Student Receives CAW Bursary
    • Bulletins
    • THREE-MONTH CAW SCHEDULE
       


    April 28, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 16

    • Waterloo Region Protest:  An Anti-Harris Success
    • WCB Protests Hit 18 Locations Across Ontario
    • Smitty's Family Restaurant Anti-Union
    • KITCHENER/WATERLOO/CAMBRIDGE:  BUILDING THROUGH PROTEST
    • Letter Of Solidarity From:  International Metalworkers' Federation:
    • Folk Of The Sea To Erect Monument
    • Day Of Mourning
    • CN Rail Layoffs Devastating To Quebec And Atlantic Canada
    • Occupation Of UI Office Nears One Month Mark In Halifax
    • Windsor Star Workers Ratify First CAW Contract
    • Mayday Celebrations
    • The Mike Harris Government
       


    April 21, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 15

    • CAW COUNCIL REPORT: APRIL 12-14
    • Ontario Days Of Protest
    • OPSEU Strike
    • Condemns OPP Riot Squad
    • Strike Support Committees
    • Failed Liberal Promises
    • New Democratic Party
    • National Womens March Against Poverty
    • CAW Delegates Pledge $100,000
    • Cuban Government
    • Support B.C. New Democrats
    • Stop Manitoba Labour Law Rollbacks
    • Kenworth Truck Fightback
    • Emergency Resolution On GM Outsourcing
    • GM Dayton Strike
    • Tribute To Sophie Reuther
    • Canadian Labour Congress
    • United Fishermen & Allied Workers' Union Merger
       


    April 14, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 14

    • General Motors Selling Two Plants
    • Magna Thwarted In Decertification Attempt
    • NAFTA Makes Loss Of Kenworth Jobs Possible, Says Hargrove
    • Outsourcing A Bargaining Priority Skilled Trades Conference
    • Review Of CN Route Sale And TRCI Bankruptcy Overdue Says CAW
    • Harris Government Dismantling Pay Equity
       


    March 31, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 13

    • CAW Slams Proposed UI Changes
    • Federal Labour Code Hearings
    • VIA Rail Campaign
    • Strike Appeal
    • National Standards on Education and Social Services Eroded
    • Canada Pension Plan Hearings Start Soon
       


    March 24, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 12

    • Outsourcing Remains Top Priority In Upcoming Contract Talks
    • Hargrove Denounces OPP Violence at Queen's Park
    • Harris To End Private Sector Successor Rights? Exactly What Was Said
    • Women's March Against Poverty
    • Westroc Industries Workers Join CAW
    • BULLETINS
       


    March 17, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 11

    • Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge Next Stop In Harris Fightback
    • CAW Women Celebrate International Women's Day
    • CAW-IWD Benefit In Port Elgin Most Successful Yet
    • Unemployment Insurance Fightback
    • New Members Join The CAW
    • Regional Transportation and Environment Conference
    • `The Boss' Backs Striking Newspaper Workers
    • Bulletins
       


    March 10, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 10

    • Budget Pain Goes On Says Hargrove
    • Work Refusal Investigations
    • Come On Down to General Motors for Two Months and See How You Survive
    • March 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racism
    • THREE-MONTH CAW SCHEDULE 

       


    March 3, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 9

    • Hamilton Days Of Protest: Democracy In Action
    • CAW Shuts Down Hamilton Plants
    • Ontario Provincial Government Workers' Strike
    • CAW Sets Up Strike Support Committees
    • GM Announces 750 Jobs Gone In St. Catharines
    • Sophie Reuther 1913 -1996
    • Companies Forcing Security Guards To Lose Union Under New Labour Law
    • Women Organizing For International Women's Day And Beyond
    • White Says Canada Must Not Bow To U.S. Pressure Regarding Cuba
    • Bulletins
    • From London.. To Hamilton...To....
       


    February 26, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 8

    • Hargrove Walks Hamilton Picket Lines
    • CAW Takes On GM Plans To Outsource 500 Jobs
    • CAW Counters Cutbacks With One-Year Agreements
    • Letter To The Honourable Charles Harnick, Attorney General
    • Bank's Billions Bagged
    • Tommy McGrath: A Tribute
    • Supreme Court Of Canada Dismisses Royal Oaks Appeal
    • SOPHIE REUTHER: 1913 - 1996
       


    February 19, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 7

    • CAW And Pratt & Whitney Reach Settlement
    • Federal Task Force Release Report On Canada Labour Code (Part 1)
    • Western Conference Takes On The Right
    • Chrysler Canada Posts Profits
    • Unitel Workers Join With Other Unions To Confront Common Concerns
    • Rally Supports Cape Breton Miners


    February 11, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 6

    • Don't Be Fooled:  UI Rollbacks Planned
    • Workers Ask For Help as Strike Looms
    • Fatality at Westmin Resources
    • CAW Provides $1 Million Loan to Ontario Public Service Workers
    • Keep On Surfin The Net
    • New Members Join the CAW
    • Bulletins
       


    February 4, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 5

    • GM Canada Sets Record Profits; Ford Makes Money
    • No More Taxes For Workers
    • Omnibus Bill Rammed Into Law
    • Harris Government Attack on Workers Compensation
    • Keep On Surfin The Net
       


    January 28, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 4

    • CAW Gears Up for Two Days of Protest in Hamilton
    • Auto Council Prepares for Big Three Bargaining
    • CN Layoffs Devastate Workers
    • New Deal at Fishery Products International
    • The Negotiator Nominated for Gemini
    • Corporate Tax Freedom Day
    • Bulletins
       


    January 21, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 3

    • Two-Day Protest To Hit Hamilton
    • Harris Gets Earful on Bill 26 Power Grab
    • British Columbia CAW Endorse Glen Clark
    • Contract Gains at Lear Seating in Kitchener
    • Sad Day for St. Catharines as  GM Foundry Closes
    • Workshops for Women Activists Celebrate International Women's Day
       


    January 14, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 2

    • Hargrove Applauds United Church Stand Against War on Poor
    • New Units Join the CAW
    • CAW Arrives on Computer Internet
    • Friend of Labour Bromley Armstrong Retires
    • United Farm Workers Urge Boycott of Some Wines
    • Bank Profits Soar
    • Bulletins
       


    January 8, 1996 - Volume 26, No. 1

    • Ontario Heads of Unions Plan Next Protest
    • Tory Cuts Hit Hard at Ontario Northland
    • Winnipeg Workplace Fatality
    • Horizon Air Strike Settled
    • The Gap Agrees to Improve Working Conditions in Plants in Developing Countries
    • Omnibus Bill Hearings in Ontario
    • CAW Helps Food Banks
    • Northern Telecom Sells Kingston Plant
    • Staley Workers Back and Scabs Out