Former CAW leader Bob White dead, key to creating auto union
Elected founding president in 1985, and again in 1988 and 1991.
CAPC issues ‘Call to Action 2’ to save declining Canadian auto industry
Automotive council says it’s not too late to rescue automotive manufacturing from ‘irrelevance.’
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.
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.
CAW, CEP to reveal super union name, logo (link to livestream)
New union’s name and logo comes a year and a half after discussions and consultations on the New Union Project began.
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.
Boeing Winnipeg unionized employees approve early contract extension
Contract includes general wage increases up to 3% by 2017.
Peugeot Citroen, GM unveil vehicles they’ll make as new alliance
GM puts its 7% stake in French automaker to work to cut costs and turn around business in Europe.