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February 20, 2017  

Former CAW leader Bob White dead, key to creating auto union

Elected founding president in 1985, and again in 1988 and 1991.

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November 27, 2013  

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.’

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September 25, 2013  

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.

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September 3, 2013  

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.

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August 8, 2013  

Ken Lewenza steps down as head of CAW

CEP president Dave Coles will also not run for presidency of the newly merged union, Unifor.

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July 18, 2013  

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.

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July 11, 2013  

Talks underway to merge USW, TWU

Negotiations have been ongoing since May.

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June 24, 2013  

Federal briefing deflates claim of corporate cash hoard

A revised Statistics Canada estimate puts it at about $544 billion in Q1.

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May 30, 2013  

UNIFOR: Canada’s newest (and biggest) labour union

CAW, CEP reveal name and logo of super union.

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May 30, 2013  

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.

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May 6, 2013  

Ontario budget should be approved, say CAW and CEP

Unions pleased with measures to strengthen province’s manufacturing sector.

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April 17, 2013  

CAW reaches 30 day agreement with National Auto Radiator

Negotiations on a broader agreement continue as lockout ends.

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March 25, 2013  

No tentative deal between GM and Cami assembly workers

Automaker says it needs more time for negotiations.

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January 23, 2013  

Boeing Winnipeg unionized employees approve early contract extension

Contract includes general wage increases up to 3% by 2017.

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December 20, 2012  

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.