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Aug 30, 2013, 07:42 ET

CAW/ CEP Conventions Kick Off Today, New Union 'Unifor' Forms Saturday

TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The CAW will be meeting for the last time as a union today for its one-day convention, in the lead up to the...

Aug 27, 2013, 12:51 ET

Historic convention to create largest private-sector union gets underway this weekend

TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - The founding convention to create a new union -- Unifor -- uniting more than 300,000 members from two of Canada's...

Jul 25, 2013, 09:59 ET

CAW Applauds Call by Canadian Premiers for National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

TORONTO/NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, July 25, 2013 /CNW/ - The CAW is lauding yesterday's announcement by Canadian Premiers to support the call for a...

Jul 19, 2013, 14:43 ET

CAW Members at VIA Rail Approve New Deals

TORONTO, July 19, 2013 /CNW/ - CAW members at VIA Rail have voted to approve new agreements by a total of 86 per cent, during a series of...

Jul 15, 2013, 13:28 ET

First CAW Contract for Pilots at Cargojet Airways

TORONTO, July 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Pilots at Cargojet Airways Ltd. have overwhelmingly ratified a first collective agreement between CAW and...

Jun 10, 2013, 19:54 ET

CAW Reaches Tentative National Agreement with Loomis Express (TransForce)

TORONTO, June 10, 2013 /CNW/ - A work stoppage by thousands of CAW members at Loomis Express has been narrowly averted after marathon bargaining...

Jun 04, 2013, 11:16 ET

CAW members at Loomis Express vote for strike as necessary

TORONTO, June 4, 2013 /CNW/ -CAW members working at Loomis Express delivery service have voted 98 per cent in favour of a strike, during a series...

Jun 03, 2013, 18:00 ET

CAW issues strike notice at VIA Rail

MONTREAL, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - The CAW has issued a 72-hour strike notice to VIA Rail, notifying the company at a meeting this afternoon. The...

May 31, 2013, 07:00 ET

CAW media advisory - CAW Mourns the Loss of Dr. Henry Morgentaler

TORONTO, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ - "It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Dr. Henry Morgentaler," said CAW President Ken Lewenza. Dr....

May 30, 2013, 11:26 ET

Unifor: A strong, new, bold union for Canadian workers

TORONTO, May 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The new Canadian union being formed by the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union (CEP) and the Canadian...

May 10, 2013, 12:26 ET

New jobs boost no help to high youth unemployment, says CAW President

TORONTO, May 10, 2013 /CNW/ - CAW President Ken Lewenza is raising concerns that new jobs created are having no impact on tackling chronically...

May 10, 2013, 10:01 ET

CAW Celebrates National Nursing Week

TORONTO, May 10, 2013 /CNW/ - In honour of National Nursing Week, the Canadian Auto Workers union (CAW) has re-committed efforts to support...

Apr 02, 2013, 16:06 ET

CAW Reaches Tentative Agreement with Dynamex

VANCOUVER, April 2, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW) has reached and signed a tentative agreement with Dynamex, a division of...

Mar 21, 2013, 18:36 ET

Manufacturing Supports a Step Forward, but Full National Strategy Needed, CAW urges

TORONTO, March 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Billions in new federal supports for Canadian industry is a partial, but important, step forward in assisting the...

Mar 20, 2013, 11:24 ET

Federal Budget Must Focus on Job Creation, Not More Cutbacks, CAW Cautions

TORONTO, March 20, 2013 /CNW/ - The CAW is calling on federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty to focus on job creation, not more spending cutbacks...

Mar 11, 2013, 13:16 ET

Sunwing Pilots Ratify First Agreement with CAW

TORONTO, March 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Pilots at Sunwing Airlines have ratified a first collective agreement with CAW by a margin of 78 per cent. The...

Mar 08, 2013, 12:42 ET

FSCO Decision a Major Victory for Hundreds of former Navistar Workers in Chatham, Ontario

TORONTO, March 8, 2013 /CNW/ - A recent decision by the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) is a major victory for more than 800...

Mar 08, 2013, 12:29 ET

Investment in CAMI-GM Ingersoll a Boost for Industry and Community

INGERSOLL, ON, March 8, 2013 /CNW/ - The CAW is applauding the announcement by General Motors this morning to invest $250 million in its CAMI...

Mar 07, 2013, 10:22 ET

New Canadian union will be a voice for working women, says CAW and CEP

More than 80,000 women to be represented in workplaces across the country OTTAWA / TORONTO, March 7, 2013 /CNW/ - The new Canadian union being...

Mar 06, 2013, 09:19 ET

CAW Debuts Innovative Workplace Program at the United Nations to Tackle Domestic Violence

TORONTO/NEW YORK, March 6, 2013 /CNW/ - The CAW will be presenting its pioneering Women's Advocate program that helps women suffering from...