'It's Time To Start Setting The Agenda'

TORONTO — Jerry Dias, a veteran of the Canadian Auto Workers, is the first president of the new Unifor union. The Canadian Auto Workers union and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of C...

Look For A Whole New Union Label

TORONTO - Jerry Dias hopes to use his new position as president of Canada's newest — and largest — private sector union to turn the tide for Canada's labour movement.The Canadian Auto Workers union an...

We Have A Deal

UPDATE: The Canadian Auto Workers union says it has reached a tentative agreement with VIA Rail, avoiding a strike. Some 2,000 Via employees were in a legal strike position as of midnight Friday morni...


Some VIA Rail workers could be out on strike as soon as next Friday, after the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union issued a strike notice to the rail carrier. The CAW said in a statement released Monday...

The Human Right That Canadian Unions Ignore

Following the approval of the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW), the union is about to merge with Communications, Energy and Paperworkers (CEP) and will form the largest private sector union in Canada. Unfortunately, unions have set compulsory membership in various collective agreement and dues are mandatory in Canada even when unions use them for political or ideological purposes. Individual workers should also be able to choose to associate or not. It's a basic right.

A Canadian Super-Union Is Born

The union that will soon become the largest in Canada's private sector will seek to double its size by organizing new workplaces and opening up its ranks to non-traditional members — including those w...

CEP Votes In Favour Of Super-Union

Members of the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada have voted overwhelmingly in favour of joining forces to create a super-union with the Canadian Auto Workers. CEP Local 758 pres...