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.
UPDATE: Harper silent on Electro-Motive lockout
The Harper government is washing its hands of a nasty labour lockout at an Electro-Motive locomotive plant in London, Ont. once used by the Prime Minister as a backdrop to tout business tax breaks.
Electro-Motive locks out 420 CAW workers at London plant
Locomotive maker Electro-Motive began the new year by locking out CAW members at its plant in London, Ont.
Lessons not learned from the bubble
In early March, Ford Motor Co. announced it had handsomely rewarded two of its top officers for the company’s turnaround with tens of millions of dollars.
New direction in energy policy needed: CAW
Manufacturing is falling victim to the madness in global energy markets and CAW president Ken Lewenza wants the Harper government to do something about it.