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July 20, 2007
Hallmark Housekeeping Services workers ratify new Collective Agreement

On July 14, 2007 the workers at Hallmark votted on a tentative agreement. It was accepted by 91%.
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July 17, 2007
Unicco Workers Ratify New Collective Agreement

On June 21, 2007 75% of the CAW Local 462 members of the Unicco CIBC building cleaning staff voted to accept a new three year Collective Agreement.
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June 29, 2007
CAW Local 462 holds Convention in Ottawa.

Executive Board members are elected by acclamation.
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June 5, 2007
Hershey Employees Ratify Contract Extension/Closure Agreement

In late May the employees of Hershey in Smiths Falls met to vote on a tentative agreement. The result was 96% in favour of accepting the agreement as reccommended by the negotiating committee.
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May 8, 2007
Area Election Results

In accordance with the Local By-Laws elections have been held in Areas 2 to 6. The elected Chairpersons will serve a three year term and be seated as members of the Executive Board.
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May 3, 2007
Maplehurst Ratifies New Agreement

The workers at Maplehurst Bakery in Brampton have voted to accept a new 3 year agreement by 81%,
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May 3, 2007
Parmalat Brampton Ratifies New Agreement

Parmalat Brampton votes to accept a new agreement.by 85%
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April 9, 2007
North Safety Accepts New Three Year Agreement

At the end of May the approximately 60 employees of North Safety Products voted by 85% to accept a tentative 3 year agreement
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March 7, 2007
Online petition regarding the Hershey Closure being circulated

CAW Local 462 is encouraging all it's members and their families to fill out the petion.
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March 1, 2007
Town of Smiths Falls rallies against closure of Hershey plant

Hundreds of people gathered in front of the Hershey plant in Smiths Falls to protest the planned closure.
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February 20, 2007
Hershey closing Smith Falls plant

The closure will take place in late 2007 or early 2008 throwing about 400 CAW Local 462 Members out of work.
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February 8, 2007
Black History Month

February has been declared "Black History Month" Nationally since 1995.
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December 15, 2006
Bazaar Action Centre Closes.

The St. Catharines Job Action Centre closed its doors for good on Nov 23, 2006
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December 1, 2006
Dec 6th National Day of Remembrence and Action on Violence Against Women
Vigils to be held by CAW Locals - Submitted by Jan Ng
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October 26, 2006
Bud Jimmerfield Award

The CAW Health & safety Dept. is accepting nominations for the annual Bud Jimmerfield Award.
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October 14, 2006
Humpty Dumpty Bramption Closes

The Humpty Dumpty Plant laid off the last of its workers and closed for good on Sept 29, 2006
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September 20, 2006
Local 462 delegates attend CAW 8th Constitutional Convention

The CAW 8th Constitutional Convention was held in Vancouver from Aug 15 - 19, 2006.
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September 6, 2006
Local 462 Celebrates Labour Day

CAW Local 462 participated in Labour Day marches and events across the Province on Monday.
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August 10, 2006
Minute Maid Workers Accept New Collective Agreement

Minute Maid Employees Ratify 3 Year Agreement.
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June 19, 2006
Abbott/Ross Lab employees ratify new agreement

About 90 CAW Local 462 members of Abbott Labs voted to to accept a tentative 3 year agreement in May.
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May 25, 2006
Brampton Humpty Dumpty Employees Say Goodbye

Humpty Dumpty Union members and management got together for a closing barbeque on May 19.
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May 16, 2006
Parmalat Winchester employees ratify new C.B.A.

The more than 140 employees of Parmalat Winchester have voted to accept a new agreement by 85%.
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May 16, 2006
First Agreement Ratified by Burlington Acorn Packaging Employees

Early in May the 20 employees of Burlington Acorn Packaging voted to accept a first contract agreement by 75 %.
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May 9, 2006
Employee Adjustment Committee Established at Brampton Humpty Dumpty Plant

The first official meeting of the Brampton Humpty Dumpty Adjustment Committee was held on May 1, 2006.
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April 24, 2006
Cadbury Adams Employees Vote on C.B.A.

The members of the Stoney Creek Cadbury Adams facility have voted to accept a new 3 year agreement by 86%.
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April 10, 2006
Bazaar Action Centre holds Labour Market Information Session

On Mar 28th a Labour Market Information Session was held at the Bazaar Action Centre at 5 Great Western St. in St. Catharines.
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March 15, 2006
Don Collins 80th birthday party

Former R.W.D.S.U. Canadian Director Don Collins celebrated his 80th birthday at the Timbers Restaraunt
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March 10, 2006
Parmalat Winchester Cheese Cold Storage employees ratify 3 year agreement

Parmalat Winchester Cheese is located in Winchester and has approximately 8 unionized employees that package and store cheese, butter and other dairy products.
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March 10, 2006
New C.B.A. ratified for Batesville Canada (Hillenbrand Industry Canada)

The seven employees of Batesville Toronto unanimously voted to ratify a new 3 year agreement
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March 6, 2006
Local 462 members attend Union and Politics Committee meeting

On Friday Mar. 3, 2006 several members of the CAW Local 462 Executive Board along with members from Locals 414 and 1000 attended a U.P.C. informational meeting at the Ramada Hotel in Milton.
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January 25, 2006
St. Catharines Action Centre Moves

"The Former Employees of Bingo Press Specialty Products Ltd. Adjustment Committee" has moved it's headquarters from 55 King St. to 5 Great Western Street, L2S 2K3
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December 8, 2005
Humpty Dumpty Brampton Plant to Close

Humpty Dumpty Snack Foods Inc. announces that it is closing its Brampton, Ont., manufacturing plant by the middle of 2006.
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November 8, 2005
Bazaar Action Centre Relocates

Due to the closing of the St Catharines Louth Street plant the Bazaar & Novelty Job Action and Adjustment Centre relocated to downtown St. Catharines on October 25th.
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November 7, 2005
Bazaar & Novelty in St. Catharines Closes

The Louth Street facility ceased operations on Oct. 21 and was completely closed by Oct. 28.
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October 18, 2005
Strike vote held at Parmalat Mitchell

The membership from the Mitchell Parmalat plant presented their bargaining committee with a strong strike mandate on Sunday October 16, 2005.
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October 4, 2005
Local 462 joins CEP Local 28-O on the picket line.

The entire Executive Board and members of Abbott/Ross Labs of CAW Local 462 joined the striking CEP workers at the Invista Canada's Maitland site.
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October 4, 2005
Eastern Area Meeting held at Brockville Oct. 1

The Executive of Local 462 held a general area meeting at the Brockville CEP hall on Sat Oct. 1 at 10:00AM.
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October 3, 2005
DisabilityTax Credit Programs

There are two tax refund programs for people with disabitities that may be of use to our members and their families.
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September 19, 2005
Bazaar & Novelty Action Centre Opens

The Action Centre for the laid off workers of Bazaar & Novelty in St. Catharines opened it doors on August 30, 2005.
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September 9, 2005
Labour Day 2005

CAW Local 462 participated in labour day celebrations across the Province.
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August 25, 2005
Bazaar & Novelty Action Centre to open in August

The action centre for laid off employees of the St. Catharines Bazaar & Novelty plant is set to open on August 30, 2005
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August 9, 2005
Brockville Unit celebrates 60 year anniversary

The nearly 75 members of CAW Local 462 that produce baby food formula at the Abbott/Ross Labs plant in Brockville are celebrating a significant milestone today.
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July 22, 2005
Adjustment Advisory Program initiated for Bazaar & Novelty Employees

On July 20th the first official meeting of the Bazaar & Novelties Adjustment Advisory setup committee was held at the St. Catharines facility.
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June 16, 2005
Rich Product workers ratify a new 3 year Collective Agreement.

The employees at Rich Products in Fort Erie voted in May to accept a new deal by a 90% margin.
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May 13, 2005
W.S.I.B. Course

Three Local 462 members attended a week long W.S.I.B. course at the Milton Office in April.
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April 13, 2005
Bazzar Novelties applies for CCAA bankruptcy protection. Announces layoffs.

St. Catharines Bazaar Novelties has applied for and been granted restructuring protection under the CCAA provisions.
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March 15, 2005
Bazaar & Novelties in St. Catharines fined $85,000 by M.O.L.

St. Catharines-based supplier of bingo cards and equipment, was fined $85,000 on March 9, 2005 for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act that resulted in serious injuries to an employee's arm.
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February 18, 2005
Browns Fine Foods Ratify

The 8 members of Brown's Fine Foods in Port Hope voted 7 to 1 to accept a tentative agreement.
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February 16, 2005
Acorn Packaging ratifies 3 year agreement.

The employees at the Mississauga Acorn packaging plant met on Sunday Feb 10 to vote on a 3 year Collective Agreement.
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February 4, 2005
Baskin Robbins employees ratify new Collective Agreement

CAW Local 462 members at Baskin Robbins in Peterborough voted overwhelmingly to accept a new 3 year deal.
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January 10, 2005
CAW holds founding conference for the Union in Politics Committee

CAW members Mike Baxter from Rich Foods in Fort Erie and Mark Ruston from Bazaar & Novelties in St. Catharines represented our Local at the Port Elgin Conference.
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January 10, 2005
Caw is holding the 20th Anniversary Workers PhotoJournal Project.

Local 462 is encouraging all it's members to participate in this celebration of our Union.
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November 22, 2004
Five years without a lost time accident.

Golden Mills Bakery in Hamilton has gone five years without a lost time accident.
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November 1, 2004
Commercial Bakery workers settle strike.

The negotiating committee and members of Commercial Bakeries management reached a tentative agreement on Tuesday, October 26, 2004. The next day the striking workers voted to accept by a large majority.
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October 20, 2004
CAW holds rally at Commercial Bakeries

On Tuesday October 19, 2004 Caw members and staff held a rally in support of the striking workers at Commercial Bakeries.
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October 7, 2004
Commercial Bakeries attempt to run with scabs

The owner, Anthony Fusco, and his sons are attempting to run production at the Toronto Commercial Bakeries facility.
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October 5, 2004
Commercial Bakeries go on strike

At 12:01 AM October 4th, 2004 the almost two hundred CAW Local 462 members at the Toronto Commercial Bakeries plant took to the picket lines.
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September 16, 2004
Local 462 participates in CAW Retail Wholesale Council

The CAW Retail Wholesale Council was held at the Montreal Delta Hotel on August 26, 2004.
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September 15, 2004
Hallmark Cleaners Ratify new Collective Agreement

The members of the Hallmark office cleaning staff ratified a new 3 year agreement.
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September 15, 2004
Collective Agreement ratified at Aramark CIBC

The members of the Aramark CIBC cleaning staff overwhelming ratified a new 3 year agreement earlier this month.
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September 10, 2004
Local 462 Marches in the Toronto Labour day parade.

CAW Local 462 members and their families joined thousands of Union brothers and sisters in the annual Toronto Labour Day Parade.
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July 27, 2004
Cobys Cookies Ratifies 3 Year Deal

CAW Local 462 workers at the Toronto Cobys Cookies facilty voted 82% in favour of a new 3 year Collective Agreement.
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July 7, 2004
Don Miller retires

Don Miller the former Vice-President of CAW Local 462 has retired. The Local presented him with a gift of appreciation for his years of dedicated service at the recent Ottawa Convention.
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July 5, 2004
The Local 462 Convention continued on Sunday June 13, 2004

The Local 462 Convention wrapped up on Sunday.
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July 5, 2004
Local 462 hosts hospitality evening

On Saturday evening June 12, 2004 a social evening was held at the lower level of the Marriott Courtyard Hotel
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June 29, 2004
Local 462 holds convention

The Local 462 Convention was held in Ottawa on June 11 - 13, 2004. by-Laws Convention at the Ottaw Courtyard Marriott on June 11 - 13, 2004.
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June 16, 2004
Local 462 Executive Board Elected.

On June 12, 2004, Local 462 elected a new Executive Board at the Ottawa Convention.
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June 8, 2004
L.U.M.A. Conference and Awards

The 2004 L.U.M.A. Education Conference and Journalistic Excellence Awards were held at the Port Elgin Family Education Centre from June 4 - 6, 2004.
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June 7, 2004
Area 2 Chairperson elected

Elections were for the Ottawa and Area Chairperson on Sunday May 29, 2004
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May 20, 2004
Elections held for Area 6

Elections were held at the St Catharines Holiday Inn on Sunday May 16, 2004.
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May 12, 2004
Elections held for Area 3

Elections were held at the Toronto Local 1000 Office on Saturday May 8, 2004.
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April 26, 2004
Elections held for Area 4

Area elections were held at the Local 462 Milton office on Sat. Apr 24, 2004.
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March 22, 2004
New collective agreements ratified for two Local 462 Units

Workers at Parmalat Brampton and North Safety Products have ratified new Collective Agreements.
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March 15, 2004
The strike at Hershey Smiths Falls is over

After a five week struggle the CAW Local 462 members of Hershey Smiths Falls have ratified a new Collective Agreement. Congratulations to the members of the bargaining committee and to the workers that displayed such a strong show of solidarity
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March 3, 2004
Hershey Strike enters fifth week.

The strike continues.
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February 18, 2004
Weston Bakeries fined for death at Chrissa

Weston Bakeries Ltd. was fined $215 thousand for the death of Kim Douglas Warner. Mr. Warner was a member of Local 462 at the Chrissa Bakery in Orillia. Weston's closed the Chrissa plant in September.
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Last Updated: February 25, 2017 5:29:43 PM