GM to sell $4.5B in notes to pay off debt to union trust funds
GM will also use $1.2 billion from the new bonds to pay off 7% notes, retiring debt held by a trust controlled by Unifor.
Workers at CAMI plant in Ingersoll ratify GM contract
Agreement includes a $3,000 signing bonus, full-time jobs to about 300 temporary workers.
Unifor leader says Labour Day march a symbol of hope
Tom Mulcair says new union will solidify the Canadian labour movement at a time when middle-class jobs are under attack.
Ken Lewenza steps down as head of CAW
CEP president Dave Coles will also not run for presidency of the newly merged union, Unifor.
GM Canada wrong to cut benefits of retired workers, Ontario court rules
Some former workers saw their basic life insurance benefit cut from more than $100,000 to $20,000.
Talks underway to merge USW, TWU
Negotiations have been ongoing since May.
Federal briefing deflates claim of corporate cash hoard
A revised Statistics Canada estimate puts it at about $544 billion in Q1.
UNIFOR: Canada’s newest (and biggest) labour union
CAW, CEP reveal name and logo of super union.
Ontario budget should be approved, say CAW and CEP
Unions pleased with measures to strengthen province’s manufacturing sector.
CAW reaches 30 day agreement with National Auto Radiator
Negotiations on a broader agreement continue as lockout ends.
No tentative deal between GM and Cami assembly workers
Automaker says it needs more time for negotiations.
CAW ratifies agreement at Wescast exhaust plant
Agreement extends company’s commitment to keep the plant open for at least another year.
CAW, Lear Whitby reach tentative agreement
400 employees are back to work after two-day strike.
CAW strikes at Wescast and Lear over job security and concessions
Union accuses parts makers of lack of commitment; and trying to force concessions
Super-union will get bigger
CAW, CEP say newly created union will seek to double its size.