2011


    December 23, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 46

    • CAW Donates to 46 Food Banks Across Canada
    • Spencer ARL Parts Plant Opens in Niagara Falls
    • Guatemala Hope
    • CAW Bursaries: April 30th Deadline
    • New Chevrolet Impala to be Built in Oshawa


    December 16, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 45

    • CAW President Raises Concerns Over Canada- U.S. Border Deal
    • December 6 Memorial in Windsor
    • Kyoto Pull-Out Sets Canada on Wrong Economic Track, CAW says
    • Transgender Rights Bill: Take Action
    • CAW Local 584 Movember Campaign
    • Skilled Trades Bargaining And New Tech Conference: Reminder
    • CAW Meets with Opposition Trade Critic on CETA


    December 9, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 44

    • Don't Pay Down Deficit During Recession, Lewenza Urges
    • NDP's Peggy Nash Urges Delegates to Rebalance Politics
    • Federal Government Must Act in Wake of Attawapiskat Crisis
    • Tax Fairness a Centre-Piece of Fight Against Income Inequality
    • Olivia Chow Urges Progress on White Ribbon Campaign
    • Unions and Occupy Movement Must Foster Community Links
    • Council Delegates Commit to Push Pay Equity in Bargaining
    • We Make It Move
    • CAW Urges Municipal Councils to Steer Clear of CETA
    • Support for Women's Shelters and Food Banks
    • CAW Throws Support Behind Injured Workers Campaign
    • CAW Commemorates Layton with Dedicationat YWCA Centre
    • Bud Jimmerfield Award Goes to Longtime CAW Local 636 Activist
    • CAW Donates to Goderich Relief Efforts
    • Canada Should Lead on Climate Talks or "Get Out of the Way"
    • Canada Must Change Approach to Job Creation, CAW Says
    • We Did It! 
    • White Ribbon Campaign Returns to Its Roots
    • Staff Appointment


    December 2, 2011 - Volume 41, Number 43

    • Fighting to Build Health Care
    • Toronto Councillors Right to Raise Flags over CETA, CAW says
    • OFL Rejects Pay Day Loan Scheme for Unemployed Workers
    • Ontario Health Action Assembly
    • CAW Celebrates Jagmeet Singh Victory at Brampton Dinner


    November 25, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 42

    • CAW Wind Turbine a Step Towards Environmental Sustainabilit
    • Local 195 Celebrates their 75th Anniversary
    • New Agreement for CAW Local 1016 Members at Nav Canada
    • CAW Returns to OFL Convention
    • Financial Appeal for Locked Out Cummins Workers
    • Skilled Trades Council
    • CAW Welcomes New Members


    November 18, 2011 - Volume 41, Number 41

    • CAW Ratifies New Agreement at Northstar, Strike Over
    • Overwhelming Support for New Agreement at Brinks in BC
    • Oakville District Labour Council Activist Awards dinner
    • Canada Should Prioritize Full Employment over Low Inflation CAW says
    • Settlement Resists Concession Demands at Continental AG
    • CAW Welcomes New Members
    • CAW Connected


    November 11, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 40

    • Job Market Instability Signals Sputtering Economy, CAW says
    • GM Health Care Trust Finalized
    • CAW Inks new Deal with Lakeside Steel
    • New LUMA Committee Elected
    • Party for Our Times Magazine
    • Staff Appointment
    • Subscribe Now!


    November 4, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 39

    • AC Must Reverse Scheduling Crew Decision, CAW says
    • CAW Focuses Spotlight on Bad Trade Deal with Europe
    • Peggy Nash Launches NDP Leadership Campaign
    • Congratulations 2011 LUMA Awards


    October 28, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 38

    • CAW Reaches Tentative Agreement with Nav Canada
    • CAW President Urges Support for Occupy Movements
    • Harper's Gun Bill Sets Canada Back Decades, CAW says
    • CAW Members Ratify Agreement with Transfreight Inc.
    • An Evening of Hope in Durham
    • OFL Unity Team


    October 21, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 37

    • Massive Government  Procurement Will Revitalize Halifax Shipyard
    • Occupy This!
    • CAW Members Approve Contracts with St. Lawrence Seaway
    • CAW Denounces Harper Government's Interference
    • CAW Ratifies Three-Year Deal with Voith Industrial Services
    • Aerospace Workers Fight Off Northstar Injunction Threat
    • CAW Launches Good Jobs in a Green Economy Course
    • Support Striking Auto Workers in India
    • Labour College of Canada Applications Now Available!
    • CAW Holds Atlantic Region Leadership Meeting
    • Staff Appointments


    October 14, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 36

    • Canada Must Set Quality Standards for New Job Creation
    • Provincial Elections Signal Growing Support for Progressive Politics in Canada
    • CAW Builds International Links to Fight Precarious Work
    • CAW Members Flash Mob and Rally to Save Gun Registry
    • Goderich Tornado Financial Appeal
    • CAW Local 584 Recognizes Bob Chernecki
    • Coalition Launches Website for Rescue Centre Campaign
    • Don't Kill Green Energy Jobs in Ontario Hudak warned
    • Shelburne Nova Scotia Shipyard Awarded Refit Work

     


    October 6, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 35

    • New Agreement with the St. Lawrence Seaway
    • CAW Members Approve Deal at Oakville Transit
    • Hudak Jeopardizes Tens of Thousands of Auto Jobs
    • CAW Welcomes Paperworkers
    • CAW Applauds Support of Ontario Northland
    • CAW Youth Conference
    • CAW Welcomes New Members
    • CAW Women Leaders Remember Nancy Riche
    • Unions Build Good Jobs Ad


    September 30, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 34

    • Agreement at Coast Mountain Bus in British Columbia
    • Global Financial Chaos Underpins Need to Protect Jobs
    • Oakville Transit Negotiations Stall as Strike Deadline Looms
    • Overwhelming Ratifications at Fairmont Hotels In Alberta
    • Conference Delegates Launch Sustainable Transportation Plan
    • CAW Members Ratify New Agreement at Xstrata
    • Don't Forget to Vote in Your Provincial/Territorial Election!
    • 2011 Fall Residential Programs
    • Staff Appointments


    September 23, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 33

    • Arbitrator Sides with CAW on Pensions for New Hires
    • Support for New Deal at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
    • London Art Honors Trade Union Pioneers
    • Record Attendance at CAW EFAP Conference
    • Building the Union Through Education
    • CAW Communications
    • Hope in High Heels Walk
    • Ontario Election 2011
    • Another Casualty of "Free" Trade


    September 16, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 32

    • Workers Vulnerable to Possible Double-dip Recession, CAW says
    • Long Term Care Rally in London
    • CAW to Endorse NDP in Upcoming Manitoba Election
    • Labour College Graduates
    • Nominations for the Bud Jimmerfield Award
    • Shipyard Re-oens in Nova Scotia


    September 9, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 31

    • Overwhelming Ratification at Johnson Controls
    • Ticket Tellers Take Aim at Woodbine Automation Plans
    • New Agreement Overwhelmingly Approved at Great Blue Heron
    • Over the Top Response to Shrimp Allocation, FFAW says
    • Injured Workers Occupy MPP Offices in Ontario
    • Families Squeezed by Rising Uiversity Tuition Fes, Report Says
    • CAW Local 199 Leads Way on Niagara Health System Changes
    • Save City Services, Defend Good Jobs
    • Famine in East Africa - Oxfam
    • New CAW Ad!
    • Job Forum Cancelled
    • We Must Set Our Sights Higher
    • Labour Day 2011


    August 26, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 30

    • New Agreement at Bombardier Thunder Bay
    • CAW Women's Conference Inspires and Challenges
    • Air Traffic Controllers Ratify Agreement
    • Courtland Nursing Home Workers Win Wage Increases
    • CAW Will Strike Johnson Controls to Save Jobs, if Necessary
    • London Unemployment Rate Prompts Emergency Summit
    • Working Families Revamps Website
    • CAW Transportation Conference September 23-25
    • Nursing Home Workers Call for Fair New Contract
    • An Open Letter to NDP MPs and all Canadians


    August 12, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 29

    • Weak Job Market a Concern for Real Economic Recovery
    • CAW Sisters Raise Thousands on the Highway to Help
    • Closure of Historic Siemens Plant Sad Day for Hamilton
    • New Agreements Ratified at Ontario Lottery and Gaming
    • Engine Work Good News for Windsor
    • New Contract at Autoliv in Tilbury
    • Rally to Safeguard Public Health Care in Ontario
    • Demonstration in Support of Budd Canada Retirees
    • CAW Support Toronto Diversity Program Graduates
    • CAW Urges Support for Famine Relief Effort
    • New Agreement at Sandvik, Ending Strike
    • CAW Connected: Sign up Now!
    • Labour Day Poster


    July 29, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 28

    • CAW President Voices Support and Concern for NDP Leader
    • Tentative Agreement for Canada's Air Traffic Controllers
    • Metro Workers Ratify New Deal
    • CAW Inks New Deal at Saputo Cheese
    • New Agreement Ratified at Woodingford Lodge Homes
    • Rally in Support of SandvikWorkers (photo only)
    • Canadian Ships Start Here -Show Your Support!
    • Long Term Care Workers Protest Layoffs in Kitchener
    • Proposed Registry: Not All Good for PSWs
    • Closure Agreement at Woodbridge Foam in Tilbury
    • Employee and Family Assistance Conference: Register Now!
    • CAW Education Conference
    • Labour Day 2011

     


    July 15, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 27

    • Canada's Job Market Stuck in Neutral
    • New Agreement for Nackawic, New Brunswick Mil Workers
    • Workers Celebrate New Bus Terminal in Oakville
    • New Deal at Marshall Gowland Manor in Sarnia, Ontario
    • New Deal at Quaker Oats in Peterborough
    • Ornge Announces New Oshawa Base
    • North Bay Mayor Urges Review of Rail Car Refurbishing Contract
    • Annual ETOP Summer Conference
    • 2011 National Labour Day Poster


    June 30, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 26

    • CAW Local 2002 Members Overwhelmingly Approve New Agreement at Air Canada
    • Rally to Stop Closure ofMaritime Rescue Centre in St. John's
    • CAW Urges GO Transit Refurbishing Contract for Ontario Northland
    • CAW Transportation Conference Reminder
    • Contact Schedule


    June 24, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 25

    • New Deal at Air Canada Gets Approval of Leadership
    • Boeing Workers Ratify New Three-Year Deal
    • CAW/MWF Concerned Over Future of Marystown Shipyard
    • Two Fatalities of FFAW Members
    • CAW Resumes Negotiations with Grand River Transit
    • Summer of Pride


    June 17, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 24

    • Tentative Agreement at Air Canada, Strike Over
    • CAW Proposes Consolidation of Nortel's Global Debts and Assets
    • Buzz Hargrove to Receive Honourary Degree from McMaster University
    • "Outrageous" Employer Proposals Stall Talks at Nursing Homes
    • CAW-Canada Applies for Union Representation Vote at Algoma Central Marine
    • FFAW Calls for Independent Review of Northern Shrimp Allocation
    • Victory at UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on AIDS

     


    June 10, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 23

    • Air Canada Workers Rally in Vancouver
    • Budget to Inflict Hardship on Citizens and Economy
    • Workers at Electro-Motive Ratify Extension Agreement
    • Inquest Action Group Recognized for Work on Bill 168 (photo only)
    • Global Solidarity for Delivery Workers
    • New Agreement at Bristol Ends Nine-Week Strike
    • Health Care Workers, Residents Rally at Ottawa Revera Homes (photo only)
    • Stop Wage Theft, Lewenza Urges Labour Minister
    • Outreach to Canadian Municipal Leaders (Photo only)
    • Registration Now Open for 2011 CAW Youth Conference


    June 3, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 22

    • Air Canada Unions call for Airline to Stop Attacking Pensions in Joint Statement
    • CAW Members Named to NDP Shadow Cabinet
    • Protesting Planned Wage and Hours of Service Cuts at Revera Retirement
    • National Aboriginal Peoples' Day
    • Fish Harvesters Protest in Newfoundland
    • Windsor Staff Appointment


    May 27, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 21

    • Air Canada Workers Vote  Strike if Necessary
    • The Fightback at Bristol Aerospace
    • BC Community Leadership Forum (Photo only)
    • Investment in Amherstburg Plant Ensures Greater Stability
    • Staff Appointment
    • Aboriginal and Workers of Colour Conference
    • CAW Substance Abuse Conference
    • Big Hearts in Brampton (Photo only)


    May 19, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 20

    • Victory for Locked Out Limo Drivers
    • New Agreement for Sault Ste. Marie Paramedics
    • Inquiry Recommends Broad Law Changes in Dealing with Multinational Corporations
    • Memorial in Honour of Late CAW Staff Member Frank McAnally
    • RPN's Form New Standing Committee
    • CAW Transportation Conference
    • Lewenza Urges Massive Support for Public Services and Workers
    • NDP Leader Jack Layton Pledges Support for Stonger Pensions
    • Rebuilding Union Density
    • President Ken Lewenza visits Daimler Orion Bus in Mississauga
    • CAW Welcomes New Members


    May 13, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 19

    • Sale of DHL Express Domestic Raises Job Loss Concerns
    • CAW's Peggy Nash Receives Hope Award at Gala
    • Demands for a fair Contract for Woodingford Lodge Workers
    • International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia:  May 17, 2011
    • CAW Wins Big at CALM!
    • Union Membership Holds Lifetime Advantage, CLC President Says
    • First Nations Greeting to CLC Delegates
    • Financial Regulatory Reform Still Needed to Avoid Similar Recession
    • Shirley Carr Remembered


    May 6, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 18

    • Election Results Surprise Many
    • Last Days of Election Key for Mobilization
    • Working to End Workplace Deaths and Injury
    • Jim Stanford Awarded for Contributions to Public Policy
    • Gold Ribbons for Childhood Cancers and Cancer Survivors
    • Renewal at the CAW Family Education Centre
    • Fighting Back at Air Canada
    • Protocol on Union Raiding
    • Agreement with Toronto School Bus Drivers
    • CAW Urges Improvements to Public Health Care, Celebrates Nurses Week
    • Reminder: CAW EI and CPP Conference
    • Local 1285 Partners in Project Green (Picture only)


    April 29, 2011 - Volume 41, No 17

    • CAW Extends Strike Deadline for School Bus Drivers
    • Members at Air Canada Rally in Montreal
    • Arbitration Victory for CAW on BC Transit Dispute
    • AGS Automotive Systems Arbitration Award
    • Ratifiation at Kawneer Manufacturing (Alcoa)
    • Settlement at First Ontario Credit Union


    April 21, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 16

    • Take Action to Prevent Workplace Injury and Death
    • Nova Scotia Legislature Supports Shipbuilding Bid
    • Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness
    • Mayworks:  A Festival of Working People and the Arts


    April 15, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 15

    • Use Your Vote Wisely, CAW President Urges
    • CAW Prepares for Strike Vote at Air Canada as Negotiations Lag
    • Cascade Aerospace Members Ratify New Agreement
    • Thousands Call Resect
    • Salvation Army to Close its Doors at Long Term Care Home
    • Japan Earthquake Financial Request
    • Tax Cuts Take Money Out of the Economy, CCPA Study says


    April 8, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 14

    • CAW Launches Election Materials
    • Peggy on the Campaign Trail
    • CAW Applauds NDP Pension Commitments
    • CAW Members Ratify New Windsor Casino Contract
    • Workers Reeling from Honeywell North Safety Closure Plans
    • CAW Members on Strike at Bristol Aerospace
    • Mayor Ford's Transit Plan Raises Concerns for Workers, CAW Says
    • Solidarity 'We Are One' Rally in British Columbia
    • OFL Honour Roll Scholarships
    • Scarborough Van Plant Reunion: Saturday May 1
    • Quality Public Healthcare is Sustainable


    April 1, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 13

    • Lewenza Challenges Business to Do More for  Economic Recovery
    • From Victims of Plant Closure to Second Career Graduates
    • CAW Welcomes Liberal Election Committment to Expand the CPP
    • Local 555 Gives Hope Through Habitat for Humanity Build
    • Agreement Provides Gains for Newfoundland Crab Fishermen
    • Recent Rally for a Fair Contract


    March 25, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 12

    • Federal Budget Falls Far Short of Need for Recovery
    • Windsor-area Lab Techs Join CAW After Labour Board Ruling
    • New Agreement for SNEMS Paramedics
    • CEO Pay Excessive at Navistar


    March 18, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 11

    • Workers Promised Back Salary at Windsor Retirement Home
    • Solidarity with Japanese Workers
    • Seeking Justice for CAW Airport Limo Drivers
    • New Agreement with Ocean Choice International
    • A More Thoughtful Federal Budget
    • Exec Compensation Shows No Lesson Learned from Recession
    • Did You Know...


    March 11, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 10

    • Young Workers Too Often Fall Prey to Precarious, Unsafe Work
    • CAW Rallies Activists in NUPC Special Session
    • VCTA Container Truckers Vote in Favour of Strike Action
    • CAW Members at Handlex Approve New Contracts
    • National Childcare Policy a Must, YWCA Study Shows
    • Apply Now!  Family Education Program


    March 4, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 9

    • Soaring Gas Prices Require New Direction in Energy Policy
    • CAW Members at CP Ratify New Deal
    • Lock Out of CAW Local 252 Member Limo Drivers: Update
    • Solidarity with Wisconsin Workers


    February 25, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 8

    • Supporters Rally for Unpaid Retirement Home Workers
    • CAW Denounces Province's TTC Essential Service Legislation
    • CAW Women go to the UN
    • Canadians Rally in Support of Workers' Rights in Mexico
    • Local Enviro Council Offers Rain Barrel Solution


    February 18, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 7

    • The CAW Opens Negotiations with Air Canada
    • CAW Members at CN Rail Endorse New Deal
    • CAW Critical of Allocation of Bonuses for GM Workers
    • Airport Security Must Not be Left to the Lowest Bidder
    • Community Involvement in Union Organizing
    • Strike Vote at Cascade Carriers
    • Rally to Demand Ergonomics Regulations
    • Calgary Memorial Day March
    • Corporate Tax Cuts


    February 11, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 6

    • CAW Leadership at CP Endorse New Deal
    • Mobilizing for a Workers' Agenda
    • Massive Order Good News forCanadian Shipyards
    • CAW Priorities for the Upcoming Ontario Budget
    • Global Action in Support of Mexican Workers
    • CLC Regional Job Postings


    February 4, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 5

    • CAW Leadership Endorses Tentative Agreement at CN
    • Protesting US Steel and the Attack on Workers' Pensions
    • CAW Local 1285 UPC Chair Elected Labour Council President
    • CAW Urges Full Funding of Immigrant Settlement Services
    • New Staff Appointment
    • Did You Know...


    January 28, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 4

    • CAW Reaches Tentative Agreement with CN Rail
    • Governments Must Step in at Navistar, CAW sys
    • Human Rights Training
    • Deeper Corporate Tax Cuts Could Cost 46,000 Jobs, says CAW
    • CAW Urges Province to Take Control of Belle River Retirement Home
    • Ontario Tour on Child Care Funding
    • CAW Welcomes New Members
    • Did You Kow
    • New Family Education Centre Ad Poster


    January 21, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 3

    • Settlement at Armada Toolworks
    • The People vs U.S. Steel Rally
    • Support for Local 252 Members at McIntosh Limousine
    • Windsor Celebrates Launch of Revamped Vehicle
    • CAW Questons Denial of Chinese Visa
    • CLC Seeks Ontario Representative


    January 14, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 2

    • First Agreement at Dana Holdings in Chatham
    • Workers at CN and CP Rail Vote to Strike, if Necessary
    • CAW Presses for New Investment in Chrysler's Brampton Facility
    • New CAW-Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy
    • CAW Rallies in Support of Locked Out Airport Limo Drivers
    • CAW Member Pension Trustees
    • CAW Calls for Reversal of Ban on Gay Straight Alliances
    • CAW Welcomes New Members
    • Did You Know - Twitter
    • Making History: A visual record of the CAW's first 25 years


    January 7, 2011 - Volume 41, No. 1

    • Canadian CEOs Breeze Through Recession
    • CAW Local 4050 Helps Move Women's Shelter
    • Failure to Act on CPP a Terrible Mistake, says CAW
    • New Agreements Ratified at Allied Systems
    • CAW Donates $135,000 to Food Banks Across Cnada
    • Rally for Locked Out Airport Limo Drivers
    • Ontario Manufacturing May Have Turned Corner
    • CAW Welcomes New Members
    • Did You Know?
    • Government Benefits 2011
    • HIV/Aids: a workers' issue - a union issue: Poster