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Canadian Auto Workers

News that Bob White, founding president of the Canadian Auto Workers, one of the founding unions of Unifor, had died on Sunday made headlines across the country, and shook me and many others involved in the labour movement and social justice causes to our core.
The Harper government boasted back in 2011 that Canada was the first G7 country to recover all the jobs lost during the Great
Some VIA Rail workers could be out on strike as soon as next Friday, after the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union issued a
Unifor, the new name for the super-union created by the merger of two of Canada’s largest unions, will help stem the decline
Canada is the “only nation on earth” that allows forced union due payments, the president of the anti-union Canadian Labour
The Canadian Auto Workers union, facing steadily declining membership at the Detroit Three auto makers, has launched a new
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.
Members of the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada have voted overwhelmingly in favour of joining forces
The Canadian Auto Workers union and Chrysler Group LLC are far apart in talks for a new contract, with Chrysler wanting to
One of the most intense rounds of auto-sector contracts talks in recent memory could become a defining moment in the struggle