Canadian Auto Workers

CP

'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...
Unifor

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...
CP

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...
CP

STRIKE?

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...
CP

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.
CP

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...
CP

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...
Getty Images

It's A Go

TORONTO -- Ford's unionized Canadian workers have accepted a new contract that was hammered out last week. The Canadian Auto Workers says 82 per cent of its members who voted this weekend accepted the...
CP

GM Reaches Tentative Agreement With CAW

TORONTO — The Canadian Auto Workers union reached a tentative agreement with General Motors on Thursday, making Chrysler the final of the Detroit big three still to sign a deal with the union. The dea...
AP

CAW Strikes Tentative Deal With Ford

TORONTO - The head of the Canadian Auto Workers union says he is optimistic after a day of constructive talks with General Motors that a new collective agreement can soon be reached with the automaker...
AP

CAW Big 3: One Step Closer?

TORONTO - The Canadian Auto Workers says it's making good progress with one of the three big North American automakers on a wage proposal it hopes could be a turning point in contract talks.CAW nation...
CP

Auto Workers OK Strike 'If Necessary'

TORONTO _ Hourly workers at Chrysler, General Motors and Ford plants in Canada have voted overwhelmingly to go on strike to back their contract demands, according to their union. The Canadian Auto Wor...
CP

One Step Closer To A Canadian Mega-Union

TORONTO - Canadian Auto Workers delegates have voted unanimously to merge with the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, combining two of Canada's largest private-sector unions.The...