News & Events

Keep up to date on the latest news in the CAW. Follow the links on the left to find current news articles, CAW press releases, video and audio newscasts as well as important speeches and briefs. You can also subscribe to receive many of the CAW newsletters through our new free e-newsletter service.

Talk About the Union Advantage
August 31, 2013 7:50 AM
CAW National President Ken Lewenza bid an emotional farewell to his beloved union today, urging delegates to the constitutional convention make sure their ...

CAW/ CEP Conventions Kick Off Today, New Union 'Unifor' Forms Saturday
August 30, 2013 8:45 AM
The CAW will be meeting for the last time as a union today for its one-day convention, in the lead up to the Unifor Founding Convention, Saturday, August 31 and...

Historic Convention to Create Largest Private-Sector Union gets Underway this Weekend
August 27, 2013 12:50 PM
The founding convention to create a new union -- Unifor -- uniting more than 300,000 members from two of Canada's largest unions will be held Aug. 31st and...

Keep telco jobs in Canada: Major rally this Friday against Verizon "takeover"
August 26, 2013 4:00 PM
Two of Canada's largest unions are planning a rally in Toronto this Friday to protest the Harper government's decision to allow U.S. telco giant Verizon to ...

CAW Makes Big Strides in Landmark Retail Contract
August 21, 2013 9:50 AM
Dominion supermarket workers in Newfoundland and Labrador have ratified a new three-year province-wide collective agreement that makes major wage and benefit ...

Union Angered with News of Impending Metro Supermarket Layoffs
August 16, 2013 12:45 PM
The CAW, which represents nearly 8,000 Metro supermarket workers across Ontario, says it is angered and frustrated with the recent company announcement that 15 ...

Brinks Workers Ink Four-Year Deal
August 15, 2013 4:20 PM
Brinks workers across Ontario have ratified a new four-year deal that includes wage and benefit increases, improvements to job posting rules and vacation ...

New Leadership Team Proposed for Unifor
August 8, 2013 3:15 PM
With the Unifor Founding Convention only weeks away, the CAW and CEP have created a Unity Team that is being proposed to lead the new Canadian union...

New Deal for Workers at Sunnyside Home
August 7, 2013 3:11 PM
CAW members working at Sunnyside Home in Waterloo, Ontario have reached a new collective agreement with the Region of Waterloo. The new agreement between the...

Unifor Founding Convention - Don't Miss a Thing!
August 7, 2013 2:48 PM
This Labour Day weekend, thousands of elected CAW and CEP delegates, along with staff and special guests will descend on Toronto to take part in the founding...