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Canadian Auto Workers
The Canadian Auto Workers' union is the largest private sector union in Canada
What is Unifor?
May 31, 2013
Two great Canadian unions, the Canadian Auto Workers union and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers union are forming a new union with a modern, inclusive approach to serve members better.
Take action: Support garment workers in Bangladesh
May 16, 2013
Take action and show solidarity with these workers by sending a message to Bangladesh's Prime Minister and the Minister for Labour and Employment.
right to unionize
Local content rules should be expanded, not scrapped
May 13, 2013
Governments should continue promoting the use of Canadian-content, and other "buy-local" rules, to guide public purchases and direct investment.
New union formation tops agenda for CAW Council this weekend
April 5, 2013
The CAW will be forming a new union with the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union, with a founding convention set for Labour Day weekend in Toronto.
CAW owned and operated wind turbine begins operation in Port Elgin, Ontario
March 27, 2013
This is an important day as the start-up of this wind turbine marks an environmental milestone for our union - this is the first union owned and operated wind turbine in Canada
WTO declares Ontario's Green Energy Act illegal
March 20, 2013
A WTO panel decided that 'Buy Local' conditions on wind and solar power projects, designed to ensure local development and jobs benefits to Ontarians, violate international free-trade rules.
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New Canadian union will be a voice for working women, says CAW and CEP
March 8, 2013
The fight for women's equality will continue to be an important struggle in the new formation.
Mexico Days of Action, February 18-24
February 20, 2013
The Global Days of Action for Mexico from February 18 to 24 advocates for free and fair trade union rights in Mexico.
Days of Action
Federal Automotive Innovation Fund a step in the right direction
January 7, 2013
The CAW President stressed that the fund alone will not be sufficient to preserve Canada's future share of auto investment and production.
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Fighting Back Against Bill C-377
December 12, 2012
CAW President Ken Lewenza said this private member's bill isn't really about transparency but is instead an attack on the labour movement in Canada.
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