In the final weeks and days of my tenure as president of the Canadian Auto Workers union, I am troubled by the sheer volume of bad news stories that are emerging from the economy in Canada and around
The CAW is the largest private sector union in Canada with over 250,000 members from coast to coast.
Canadaâe(TM)s automotive trade balance is deteriorating dramatically in 2008 as the hard pressed auto industry deals with continuing lay-offs and plant closure announcements.
Thousands of CAW members, along with other labour and community allies took part in a solidarity march through the streets of Oshawa, Ontario on June 12, in a show of support for the unionâe(TM)
CAW members have taken their fight to General Motorsâe(TM) Canadian headquarters in Oshawa with more than 300 people taking part in a blockade at the companyâe(TM)s office. More workers arr
YouTube video of rally for Robert Lovelace from Ardoch and Chief Donny Morris of the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug community, four councillors and one community member who are jailed in Thunder Bay fo
A virtual Olympic torch relay is making its way around the world in an effort to pressure sportswear and apparel manufacturers into taking concrete measures to stop the exploitation and abuse of work
Municipal governments across Canada are being urged to adopt a âeoeBuy Canadianâe policy when it comes to municipal purchases as a way to ensure good jobs stay in our communities.
Federal MPs from all parties are calling on the government to establish Canadian-content rules when tax dollars are used for public transportation projects.
The sale of Canadaâe(TM)s top satellite developer to an American company that makes land mines and other weapons is in contravention of the Mine Ban Treaty that Canada signed along with 121 othe
The province of Quebec announced it will be bumping up its minimum wage as of May, 2008, to $8.50 an hour, putting it at par with Nunavut as the highest minimum wage in the country.