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The CAW is the largest private sector union in Canada with over 250,000 members from coast to coast.
CAW delegates vote in favour of new union proposal
August 24, 2012
Nearly 1,000 CAW delegates have voted unanimously in favour of moving forward with creating a new union with the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers union (CEP).
Changes to Unemployment Insurance no help to workers, Says FFAW
May 25, 2012
The creation of three separate categories of Employment Insurance claimants is "a backward step" for the EI system in Canada, said FFAW/CAW President Earle McCurdy.
Earth Hour a world-wide success
April 4, 2012
Earth Hour is more than just switching off lights for one hour once a year. It is meant to raise awareness about climate change issues, which continue to worsen.
Website launched on new union project of the CEP and the CAW
March 14, 2012
New possibilities: Discussions are taking place between CAW and CEP on the forming of an historic new union for Canadian workers.
CAW questions government claims regarding Electro Motive assets, calls for full disclosure of sale
January 6, 2012
The CAW is questioning federal government claims that London, Ontario locomotive maker Electro-Motive's assets were below the Investment Canada Act threshold for government review.
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Workers most vulnerable to possible double-dip recession, CAW says
September 12, 2011
Canada's job market still hasn't fully recovered from the last major economic crisis, leaving workers more vulnerable to layoffs, wage cuts and poorer quality job prospects.
Pledge to buy Canadian-made vessels a boost to shipyards
August 4, 2009
The $40 billion, 30-year program promises to create thousands of jobs over the long term.
Women's equality hindered by job loss
March 11, 2009
Women have been faced with job loss at a higher rate than men since manufacturing jobs began to disappear in 2002.
Anti-poverty activists target finance minister in build-up to budget
January 16, 2009
Poverty activists will rally in Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's Ontario riding of Whitby-Ajax Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. demanding provisions to tackle poverty are included in the next budget.
CAW calls for loan guarantees, opposes GM-Chrysler merger
October 30, 2008
The CAW is calling on the federal government to provide loan guarantees to Canadian industry, similar to what Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has offered to banks to support inter-bank lending.
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