Federal briefing deflates claim of corporate cash hoard
A revised Statistics Canada estimate puts it at about $544 billion in Q1.
Update: Ford workers accept new contract, GM next to ratify
CAW says Chrysler tone constructive, deal should come shortly.
CAW gets a tentative deal with GM
Incorporates Ford pattern, plus 1,750 jobs created, maintained or extended.
CAW extends talks with GM, Chrysler
Putting off strike as it looks for a deal after Ford agreement.
CAW focuses on Ford as strike deadline looms
Even a short strike could harm economic growth: Moody
CAW offers lower starting wages for new investments
Also prepared to extend current two-tier timeframe for several years.
CAW says Big 3 are making ‘unprecedented demands’
Demands for two tiers; COLA, pensions under the gun.
CAW delegates vote ‘Yes!’ to super union with CEP
New entity to represent 300,000 across 20 sectors.
UPDATE: CAW wants to share in automakers’ rising profits
We won’t be overzealous.” — CAW president Ken Lewenza.
CAW focusing on Detroit 3’s profits as contract talks begin
Sacrifices were made, now workers should reap benefits too: Stanford.
Electro-Motive workers ratify Caterpillar closeout
Unionized workers at Electro-Motive Canada have overwhelmingly ratified a closeout deal that gives them richer-than-required severance, bonuses and allows for the orderly shutdown of the US company’s locomotive plant in London, Ont.
FEEDBACK: Don’t agree with the Caterpillar rant
A manufacturer offers an alternate view of Caterpillar’s dealings with the CAW and the subsequent closure of the Electro-Motive locomotive plant in London, Ont.
CAW questions Caterpillar’s takeover of Electro-Motive
The head of the Canadian Auto Workers union is accusing Caterpillar Inc. of not following the rules in its 2010 takeover of a London, Ont. locomotive plant it has decided to shut down.
Harper is blind to buy-Canadian benefits
Canada’s beleaguered shipbuilding industry is going to receive a $35-billion facelift over the next 30 years. This is welcome news for an industry that has for years faced uncertainty.
UPDATE: McGuinty ‘concerned’ about Electro-Motive lockout
Premier Dalton McGuinty is offering his help to resolve a nasty labour dispute at a locomotive plant in London, Ont.