In the 1980s, the Canadian Auto Workers made their first attempt to organize Michelin workers in Nova Scotia. Larry Wark looks back at long days and nights travelling rural roads.
Lance Livingstone well remembers the Canadian Auto Workers slogan "30 and out" -- referring to a contract provision that allows autoworkers with 30 years service to retire with a full pension.
On Friday, November 1, immediately following Harper's address to the Conservative Convention, the Pros & Cons teach-in took place. Watch the rebroadcast of the livestream here.
This weekend's convention provides our first chance to see how Unifor will function and will set the tone for the labour organization going forward.
Lewenza is shepherding CAW through its next transformation as it joins the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) to form Unifor, the largest union in Canada.
This is about a new approach to unionism and activism. Through community chapters, Unifor will break out of the bounds of traditional unionism.
We are thrilled to once again be working with the CAW to host this position and are pleased to welcome journalist H.G. Watson as our new labour beat reporter.
With the Unifor Founding Convention only weeks away, the CAW and CEP have created a Unity Team that is being proposed to lead the new Canadian union.
While stating support for the national inquiry is incredibly important, Premiers must be committed to ensuring that it becomes a reality.
The CAW has produced a colourful new 40-page booklet that charts the history of union security laws and workers' rights in Canada, called 'Where did our rights come from?'