1995


    December 18, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 44

    • From Paris To London
    • There will be another city and another and another...
    • London, December 11, 1995 What does it mean, what does it change?
    • CAW Council, December 8-10
    • Liberal UI Cuts Hurt Workers
    • London Day of Protest
    • Donate Day's Pay to the Fightback
    • Ontario Election
    • The Mike Harris Dictatorship
    • Bill 7 Rammed Through
    • Ontario Tax Cuts
    • Alberta Workers Fightback
    • No Right-to-Work
    • Bingogate in BC
    • Alexa McDonough Urges Delegates to
    • Environment Remains Priority, Suzuki Says
    • Economic Sanctions Against Nigeria
    • Other Recommendations
    • A Day of Remembrance
    • Hargrove Demands Arms Embargo on Eve of East Timor Anniversary


    December 12, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 43

    • Unemployed Hit Again Says CAW's Hargrove
    • London Religious Leaders Express Solidarity
    • Reform Party No Friend to Fishers
    • Agreement Between CAW-Canada and St. Lawrence Seaway
    • Arbutus Workers Back to Work
    • Quebec Council Elects New President
       


    December 3, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 42

    • Hargrove Accuses Eves of Deliberate Deception
    • The Harris government budget: A summary
    • Worldwide Days of Action for Trade Union Rights:
    • Canadian Airlines Workers Ratify New Agreement
    • Ontario Northland Shopcraft Workers Vote to Join CAW
    • Seaway Workers Reach Settlement
    • Dealership Workers Resist Concessions in Cape Breton
    • Sachs Automotive Workers Join CAW
    • Alltour Marketing Workers Join CAW
    • CAW Refuses to Join in "Inequity" Hearings
    • Bulletins
       


    November 26, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 41

    • Workers Fight Back and Defy Alberta Premier Klein
    • McDonnell Douglas Workers Overwhelmingly Ratify Agreement
    • OFL Convention Delegates Support London Protest
    • 1995 White Ribbon Campaign
    • B.C. Federation Holds Convention
    • Ontario Day-Care Workers Organize One Day Strike
    • Big Three COLA
       


    November 19, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 40

    • Ontario Federation of Labour Picks London as Target for Day of Protest Picks London as Target for Day of Protest
    • Fatality at Monsour Mining Supply
    • Maclean's Magazine Did Not Check Facts on United Way
    • Seniors Protest Planned Drug Cuts
    • Organizing
    • Manchester Plastics Strike Wins Good Settlement
    • Ontario Childcare Workers Protest
    • Just "SOME"


    November 12, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 39

    • Horizon Air Workers Hold Fight Back Rally Fight Back Rally
    • CAW Retirees Mount Campaign to Save Medicare
    • United Way Support More Important Than Ever
    • CAW Says No Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing
    • CAW Transportation Sector Lobbies Liberals
    • Bulletins
       


    November 5, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 38

    • Negotiate on Our Historical Strengths Says CAW Statement on Referendum
    • Short Line Railroads Put On Fast Track
    • Kenworth Found Guilty of Violating Quebec's Anti-scab Law
    • Day of Protest - In South America
    • CAW Top Leadership Endorsed Workplace Action to Challenge Bill 7


    October 29, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 37

    • No Public Hearings On Bill Seven, Harris Says
    • Auto Parts Makers Urge Caution On Labour Law Rollbacks
    • Same Sex Benefits at Air Canada
    • Winnipeg Social Action Group Serves Up `Crime Rib'
    • Surplus Pension Funds Settled - A Big Win for Workers
    • Georgian Bay Coalition for Social Justice Myth Busting Media Campaign
    • Anti-Harris Campaign
    • In-Equality Day
    • Feed Tories Bologna
       


    October 22, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 36

    • Auto Parts Makers Urge Caution on Labour Law Rollbacks
    • Nestlé also Signs Joint Letter
    • Strike Enters Third Month
    • Mock Funeral for CN Rail
    • Marchers Pitch Camp Harrisville to Protest Cuts
    • Aerospace Settlements Make Pension Gains
    • Mark of Arrogance Stickers Make the Rounds at GM Plants
    • AG Simpson Workers Vote to Save 180 Jobs
    • Wage Drop for Young Workers
    • Bulletins
       


    October 1, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 34

    • Chrysler and CAW Ask Harris to Reconsider Labour Law Changes
    • Job Security at the Heart of Airline Dispute
    • Manitoba Federation of Labour Sees Highest CAW Participation
    • Ontario Ministry of Labour Cutbacks to Health and Safety
    • Hargrove Challenges Corporations
    • Rising Anger Sparks Major Protest Against Harris Government
    • City of Windsor Sends Resolution to Harris
    • Bulletins
       


    September 24, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 33

    • CAW Workers at CAMI Automotive Vote in Favour of New Agreement
    • CAW'S Hargrove Meets Local Union Leaders
    • McCurdy Meets With Government
    • A.E. Staley Workers Need Support
    • GM Installs Ratline
    • Local 101 Rail Workers Gather in Port Elgin
    • Boycott of Detroit Free Press and Detroit News
    • Act Up Before They Rip Up UI
    • CAW Windsor Regional Environment Council Launches National Petition Campaign
    • BULLETINS
       


    September 18, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 32

    • Joint CAW Council and Quebec Council, September 8-10, 1995
    • Labour Policy - The Legitimacy of Unions is Being Challenged
    • Gentry Knitting Mills Strikers March into Council
    • Roxie Baker: First Woman on CAW National Executive Board
    • Bob Nickerson: First National Secretary Treasurer
    • Bob White: First President of the CAW
    • New CAW Council President, Vice-President and Trustee Elected
    • Munir Khalid, Former NEB Member
    • Luc Desnoyers, CAW Quebec Director
    • Dennis McDermott Recalls Early Days
    • A Salute to Sophie Reuther
    • Victor Reuther
    • Celebrating 10 Years of Social Unionism
    • CAW Supports Robinson as NDP Leadership Candidate
    • Retirees' Executive Elected
    • Saving Our Social Programs
    • CAW Social Action Groups Take Action
    • The History of the CAW: The Launch of Sam Gindin's Book,
    • A Time to Build, Not Divide in Ontario
    • How Martin's Budget will Affect Nova Scotia
       


    September 10, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 31

    • Labour Day 1995
    • Fifty Years Ago Ford Workers Took to the Streets for Union Recognition
    • Gentry Knitting Mills Workers on Strike for a First Contract
    • Supreme Court Ruling Protects Gays in Newfoundland
    • Same-Sex Benefits Negotiated at Coldstream Products
    • Common Sense
    • West Toronto Women's Network Supports Battered Women's Shelters
    • Staff Changes
    • Task Force Established
    • Bulletins
       


    August 27, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 30

    • Bank of Canada Ignores Interest Rates as Cause of Job Loss
    • Line Speed at GM Causes Work Refusal
    • FFAW/CAW Launches Challenge to Cutbacks in Newfoundland
    • Windsor Newspaper Guild Members Vote to Merge With CAW
    • CAW Local 100 Rail Workers Hold Convention
    • Arbutus Club Workers Locked-Out
    • Big Three Cola Clauses
    • Staff Changes
    • How Martin's Budget will affect Quebec
    • Resources
       


    August 13, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 29

    • CAW Makes Significant Gains with Coca-Cola - Strike Ends
    • Human Rights Decision at Ford Emphasizes Union and Company Responsibility
    • Seven-Up Avenue Re-Named Jim Ashton Street
    • Workers Occupy Federal MP Offices in Atlantic Canada
    • How Martin's Budget will affect Ontario
    • Canadian Kenworth Workers Hit the Picket Lines
    • Peel Finishing Workers Ratify First Agreement
    • Corporate Profits Up Corporate Bosses Wages Increase
    • Bulletins
       


    July 30, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 28

    • Extraordinary First Contract for Siemens Workers
    • Harris Cuts Bring More Suffering to Poor Says Hargrove
    • New Trial Warranted for Journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal
    • Auto Parts Organizing
    • Frank McAnally Appointed to National Staff
    • How Martin's Budget Will Affect Manitoba
    • Bulletins
       


    July 16, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 27

    • Angry Northern Telecom Workers Demonstrate on Parliament Hill
    • CAW Women's Conference
    • Albis Canada Inc. Reaches Agreement
    • How Paul Martin's Budget Affects Canada
    • Fat Cat at Bank of Canada Eats Crow
    • Welcome New Members
       


    July 2, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 26

    • Solidarity Boat En Route to Nicaragua
    • Carol Phillips Returns to CAW Staff as Director of Education and International Affairs
    • CAW Appeals to Locals for Strike Aid
    • CAW Concerned Over Another Bank Closure in Manitoba
    • Bank of Canada Won't Take its Own Medicine
    • How Paul Martin's Budget Affects Canada
       


    June 25, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 25

    • Mass Work Refusals in Halifax
    • Wage Watchers Impressed Over Casino Contract
    • CAW Reaches First Agreement at Caterair
    • CAW Retiree Elected to Second Term
    • Largest CAW Health and Safety Conference
    • Fight Speed-Up Pamphlet
    • How Paul Martin's Budget Affects Canada
    • Bulletins
       


    June 18, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 24

    • Northern Telecom Bramalea Flagship Plant at Half-Mast Says CAW's Hargrove Northern Telecom Bramalea Flagship Plant at Half-Mast Says CAW's Hargrove
    • New Contract for CAW Members at CN and CP Rail
    • VIA Rail Commission Decrees Contract for 3000 CAW Workers
    • Unionized Women Reach Out to Working Women in Retail Sector
    • CAW Member Kayaks for Cancer Research
    • CAW Local Donates $1,000 to Transition House
    • Massive Layoffs at GM in Boisbriand
       


    June 11, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 23

    • CAW BAUER & ASHTON BURSARIES DEADLINES SET
    • CAW WINS OVER FRANCHISING
    • NEGOTIATIONS "SLOW BUT STEADY" BETWEEN CAW AND MARINE ATLANTIC
    • TALKS BETWEEN CAW AND ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY BREAK OFF
    • LABOUR MUSIC NETWORK LAUNCHED
    • WORKERS RATIFY AT CROWE
    • NEW MEMBERS FOR CAW
    • LUMA - SOLINET
    • BULLETINS
       


    June 4, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 22

    • AW Fearful of Repercussions for CN Workers
    • Spring 1995 PEL Group Tops Fundraising Record
    • Correction of COLA Report
    • Bulletin
       


    May 28, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 21

    • CAW ACTION GROUPS CHALLENGE FEDERAL BUDGET AND BANK PROFITS
    • CAW MEMBER WINS CLIFTON GRANT AWARD
    • HARGROVE ADDRESSES WCB ROYAL COMMISSION
    • MICHELIN HEARINGS SET FOR JUNE
    • COST OF LIVING ALLOWANCE ADJUSTMENTS
    • BULLETINS
       


    May 21, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 20

    • A.G. SIMPSON WORKERS MAKE PENSION GAINS
    • ELECTRONICS AND ELECTRICAL INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
    • ANTI-HARASSMENT TRAINING AT LOOMIS
    • JET WORKERS JOIN CAW
    • DOING BUSINESS IS CHEAPER IN CANADA
    • BULLETINS:
       


    May 12, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 19

    • Budget Taking Canada Backwards Says CAW
    • 3M - A Small Plant Makes Extraordinary Gains
    • Transportation and Environment Conference
    • WCB Conference Attracts 120 Participants
    • Manutec: Legal Challenge Successful
    • Fort Erie Green Forest Lumber Workers Join the CAW
    • Non-Profit and Coop Housing an Election Issue in Ontario
    • St Catharines - Activists Challenge Social Spending Cuts
    • CAW Local Union Editors Win Awards
    • Bulletins
       


    May 5, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 18

    • April 28, Day of Mourning
    • Nortel Workers Angered Over Award Presentation
    • Custom Racks - First Contract After One Day Strike
    • Legislated Arbitration Process On Rail Underway
    • Agreement Reached at Partek
    • Workers Vote to Merge With CAW
    • NDP Fares Well in Manitoba Elections
    • Oooops!
    • Bulletins:
       


    April 28, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 17

    • CAW Council - April
    • Court Victory Brings Back Native Tradition After 70 Year Hiatus
    • Airline Unions Sign Global Mutual Defence Pact
    • Got an "Oinker of the Week"?
    • Boycott Chatelaine Magazine
    • CAW Women's Conference - Port Elgin
    • The Young and the Poor (Source: ACN Action Bulletin)
       


    April 21, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 16

    • Privatization of LCBO Wrong Move for Ontario - Hargrove
    • Hargrove to Speak at Candlelight Vigil
    • Carr Honoured by Ontario
    • Agreement Ratified Between CAW and Kawneer
    • New Members for CAW
    • Bulletins
    • Current Boycotts
    • Cormack elected AFL President
       


    April 14, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 15

    • CAW'S Hargrove Angered Over Chrysler Takeover Attempt
    • AMF Workers Are Still CN Employees
    • Workers Ratify Agreement At Air BC
    • Workers Ratify Agreement At Griffin Canada
    • Staff Appointment
    • Windsor Woman Of The Year Award, Irene Friend
    • Windsor Locals Work With Youth on Environment
    • Federal Cuts Threaten Canada's Role In Global Development
    • Bulletin
       


    April 7, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 14

    • CAW Reaches Agreement With Casino -- Strike Ends
    • Griffin Canada Workers on Strike
    • Desnoyers Elected CAW-TCA Quebec Director
    • Railway Mediation Commission Heads Appointed
    • UI Recipients Drop to Record Levels
    • Canadian Railway Labour Costs Lower
    • Storm Clouds Gather Over Labour's Horizon
    • FFAW/CAW Blasts Globe & Mail Editorial
    • Poverty Ranks Increasing
    • Bulletin
    • What's Wrong With Back-to-Work Laws?
    • Federal Cuts Threaten Canada's Role in Global Development


    March 31, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 13

    • CLAUDE DUCHARME 1937 - 1995
    • CAW Negotiates Third Shift at Chrysler Bramalea
    • Tentative Agreement Reached at Casino, Windsor
    • CAW Applies to Represent Workers at Michelin
    • Vancouver Area Weekend Seminar
    • Bargaining Breakthrough for CAW Local 598
    • New Members For CAW
    • Bulletins Mobilize - May 1st
       


    March 24, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 12

    • Hargrove Says Legislation Puts Pressure Equally On All Companies
    • Ontario Workers Art Centre a Reality
    • CAW Member at Loomis Shot on the Job
    • April 28 - Day of Mourning
    • UPIU Lockout at A.E. Staley
    • More Members For CAW
    • Mobilize - May 1
    • Bulletins
       


    March 20, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 11

    • Hargrove Sends Telegram to Minister Over Rail Dispute
    • Canadian Government Enacts Long Overdue Enforcement on Turbot Overfishing by Foreign Trawlers
    • Our Apologies
    • CAW Support to End Violence Against Women
    • CAW Support for Women's Shelter
    • Compensation Fight Underway
    • Ontario Workers' Art Centre a Reality
       


    March 10, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 10

    • No Deal Between CAW and CP Rail
    • Strike On At Windsor Casino
    • Working Future Coalition
    • International Women's Day - March 8 -
       


    March 3, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 9

    • Two Rail Unions Select CP as Target
    • Martin's Budget Fails to Solve Debt Crisis - Hargrove
    • CAW Settles Complaint Against Roberts-Gordon
    • Saskatchewan Budget Mostly Positive Says Labour
    • Big Three COLA Adjustments
       


    February 24, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 8

    • Rail Unions Encouraged by Hope Report
    • Hargrove Urges Support of C-68
    • Bouchard Sends Thanks to CAW
    • Unitel Workers Merge with CAW
    • Staff Appointment
    • Choose the Alternatives - CLC Says
    • Bulletins
       


    February 17, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 7

    • SUMMIT ON THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC SERVICES
    • WORKERS RATIFY AGREEMENT WITH SPAR
    • HARGROVE RESPONDS TO BIG THREE THREATS
    • CAW LOCAL 222 KICKS OFF ANTI-HATE CAMPAIGN
    • CAW LAUNCHES "BANK AD" CAMPAIGN
    • LABOUR ANNOUNCES ALTERNATIVE BUDGET AD CAMPAIGN
    • HARGROVE URGES CAUTION IN ANTI-TAX REVOLT
    • MEMBERS DEFY COMPANY ULTIMATUM TO WIN SETTLEMENT
    • CAW SIT-IN LEADS TO MEETING WITH YOUNG
    • QUEBEC LABOUR ACTIVISTS RALLY IN MONTREAL
       


    February 10, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 6

    • CAW Local 222 Kicks Off Anti-Hate Campaign
    • CAW Sister Wins "Woman of the Year" Award
    • OFL Sponsors Art and Labour Symposium
    • National Appointment - Rail Division
    • OFL Seminar on Info Super-Highway
    • Turbot Restrictions Should Go - FFAW/CAW
    • CAW Presents Brief on Bill C-64
    • International Women's Day Rally/March
    • Rail Workers at CP and VIA Vote in Favour of Strike Action
    • First Nations to Hold Conference in Port Elgin
    • CLC Sponsors Workshop at UN Forum
       


    January 27, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 4

    • Canadian Students Rally Against Federal Cuts
    • PEL Economics Course Pays Dividends To Plastics Workers
    • Hargrove Urges Halt to Sale of Blue Cross
    • More Workers Join the CAW
    • International Women's Day - Women's Activist Program
       


    January 20, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 3

    • CP and VIA Rail Take Strike Votes
    • Workplace Deaths Cause Outrage in Windsor
    • Canadian Labour Congress/NDP Relationship Review Underway
    • Manitoba Women Say Fight Back
    • Right-Wing Economic Miracle Devastates New Zealand
       


    January 13, 1995 - Volume 25, No. 2

    • Northern Telecom Workers Devastated By Announcement
    • Hargrove Urges Peaceful Solution In Chiapas Negotiations
    • Royal Oak Mine Fatality
    • 20,000 Line Up For Jobs At GM
    • Ontario Northland Workers Locked Out
    • No Progress Toward A Settlement at CP
    • Support Rally to Oppose Liberal Cuts
    • Bulletins