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CAW demands severance pay for laid off workers

April 23, 2012
| On Monday morning, over 100 CAW members rallied outside the offices of Catalyst Capital in Toronto, demanding severance pay for 40 laid off Snowbear workers.
Length: 24:50
John Bonnar Audio Blog

CAW outlines new proposals to revitalize Canadian auto industry

April 17, 2012
| At a press conference Monday morning, the CAW called on federal and provincial governments to implement new policies that would support and strengthen the Canadian auto industry.
Length: 52:45
April 16, 2012 |
CAW Council delegates are calling for major government policy changes in the wake of the closure of the Electro-Motive Diesel plant in London, Ontario.
April 6, 2012 |
Economists the world over have warned politicians to steer clear of harsh, short-term austerity measures as a means of balancing budgets yet Canadian governments have chosen to plug their ears.
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.
March 28, 2012 |
The federal government seems determined to sign as many trade deals as possible, regardless of the impact on the Canadian economy and Canadian jobs
March 14, 2012 |
New possibilities: Discussions are taking place between CAW and CEP on the forming of an historic new union for Canadian workers.
March 9, 2012 |
CETA could cost Nova Scotia up to 3000 net direct jobs, even more once spin-off and multiplier effects are considered.

Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu gets served!

On March 2, 2012 hundreds of Air Canada worker and members of IAM, CAW, and CUPE made sure Calin Rovinescu got the message at the Air Canada 75th anniversary party.


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February 20, 2012 |
Ontarians voted in the last election for a measured and controlled approach to deficit reduction by restraining program spending to below inflation and population growth.
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