CEP president Dave Coles will also not run for presidency of the newly merged union, Unifor.
CAW, CEP reveal name and logo of super union.
Peter Kennedy, CAW’s secretary treasurer, says there’s potential for a strike at all three.
Peter Kennedy is also re-elected to national secretary-treasurer.
The union says Caterpillar is trying to force workers out through massive wage cuts and the eliminating pensions at Canada’s only locomotive manufacturing plant.
If any further evidence is needed to prove Canada’s federal industrial relations are in desperate need of repair, look no further than the recent labour dispute at Air Canada.