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April 24, 2014
National Day of Mourning

The National Day of Mourning is observed in Canada on 28 April. It commemorates workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness due to workplace related hazards and incidents.
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March 31, 2014
LANA PAYNE: Harper's plan for health care is disastrous

On March 13, Canadians got a new hero in the form of Dr. Danielle Martin, a Toronto physician who stood before a US Senate subcommittee and vigorously defended Canada’s single-payer system to an anti-Obamacare Republican.
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March 3, 2014
Join the Good Jobs Revolution

A decent living and hope for the future. For most of us, that’s all we want, all we need, to be happy and live fulfilling lives. And it’s what Unifor wants, too.
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February 10, 2014
Peter

Peter "Pete" Seeger (May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014) was an American folk singer and activist.
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February 4, 2014
Timeline of labour issues and events in Canada

A quick guide to some historical moments in Canadian Labour history.
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January 13, 2014
Unifor standing up for Rights at Work

Canada’s largest union in the private sector is holding meetings across the country over the coming weeks to prepare for a nationwide campaign to defend the rights of Canadians in the workplace.
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November 30, 2013
National Day of Rememberance

The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, also known informally as White Ribbon Day, is a day commemorated in Canada each December 6,
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October 21, 2013
One Young Girl’s Generous Gift Ensures a Happy Thanksgiving

When Cheyenne heard some people might not have a Thanksgiving Dinner, she just had to do something about it.
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October 21, 2013
Canada-EU Trade: Democracy Should Determine Fate of Trade Deal, Unifor says

Unifor National President Jerry Dias is calling on the Harper Conservatives to immediately release the text of the free trade agreement with the European Union and ....
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September 23, 2013
Mohamed Alli retires from the job, not from the fight.

Long time 468 member, political activist Mohamed Alli calls it quits after 40 years on the job.
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September 9, 2013
First ever Unifor local 468 executive elected

First ever Unifor local 468 executive elected in Winnipeg. Congratulations to all!
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September 5, 2013
Unifor: Canada's newest union by: Jim Stanford

I am still catching my breath from one of the wildest weeks in my life: all the events that culminated in the founding convention last weekend in Toronto of Unifor (formed from the combination of the CAW and the CEP).
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August 27, 2013
FOUNDING CONVENTION

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 Sept. 1st at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
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July 24, 2013
Where did our rights come from?

The CAW has produced a colourful new 40-page booklet that charts the history of union security laws and workers' rights in Canada, called "Where did our rights come from?"
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June 21, 2013
A message from our President

Local 468 President, Brother Mark Armstrong shares his thoughts on a recent victory by CAW Local 414
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May 31, 2013
WHY UNIFOR?

Through our membership survey, countless meetings and the focus group testing, CAW and CEP members told us that they wanted a non-traditional name for the new union that demonstrates our new approach
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May 30, 2013
New Union logo & name

The new Canadian union being formed by the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union (CEP) and the Canadian Auto Workers union (CAW) will be named Unifor.
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May 8, 2013
Fairness works!

Some politicians and business groups are trying to convince Canadians that new laws should take away your right to have a strong union.
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May 8, 2013
Let's Rethink Child Care!

The CAW has joined the campaign to engage members and the public in rethinking the way we collectively conceive of child care.
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April 17, 2013
April is the month to fight back against Cancer

Wear a daffodil pin in April as a visible symbol that you support people with cancer and have joined the fight to beat this disease that takes 8 Manitobans from us every day.
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April 8, 2013
National Day of Mourning-April 28

The National Day of Mourning is observed in Canada on 28 April. It commemorates workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness due to workplace related hazards and incidents.
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April 8, 2013
468 at Siloam Mission

468's own Mohamed Alli, was among other CAW, and MB Human Rights Council members who volunteered their time recently.
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April 1, 2013
Not an Individual Problem: Rethink Child Care

The CAW has joined the campaign to engage members and the public in rethinking the way we collectively conceive of child care.
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April 1, 2013
Not an Individual Problem: Rethink Child Care

The CAW has joined the campaign to engage members and the public in rethinking the way we collectively conceive of child care
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March 20, 2013
Fight Racism - March 21

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on 21 March.
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February 26, 2013
Union Solidarity at the University of Manitoba

Six unions operating on the University of Manitoba campus united recently with one voice to speak out against the actions of university administration.
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January 14, 2013
Paddlewheel Restaurant to close

The Paddlewheel restaurant, a mainstay of The Bay's downtown store in Winnipeg, will close for good on January 24, 2013.
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December 16, 2012
Fighting Back Against Bill C-377

CAW President Ken Lewenza blasted the Harper government for pushing ahead with Bill C-377 at a time when food inspectors are being laid off, vital Coast Guard communications stations and many, many other public services are being slashed.
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December 10, 2012
CAW Local 468 elects new Sergeant-At-Arms

Dave Zeemel has been elected as Sergeant-At-Arms by Local 468 membership.
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November 12, 2012
Eldon 'Barney' Morris Retires from the job, not from the fight.

On October 26, 2012 Eldon Morris retires from Macdonalds Consolidated, Trucking Department. All the best Brother!
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November 12, 2012
CAW Local 468 elects new Vice-President

CAW Local 468 has elected Brother Sam Doyle as the new Vice-President. Congratulations Sam!
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October 16, 2012
CAW local 468 on TWITTER

Follow your local union on Twitter @local468 For up to the minute news and information, follow us today! New to Twitter? Follow link for more details below
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October 16, 2012
CEP Votes in Favour of New Union

CEP, CAW to Now Move Forward with Forming Largest Private Sector Union in Canada. CEP local union leaders and members taking part in the union's convention this week in Québec City have voted in favour of forming a new union with the CAW.
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September 5, 2012
'Final Offer' the film.

Final Offer is a Canadian film documenting the 1984 contract negotiations between the United Auto Workers Union (UAW) and GM. Ultimately, it provided a historical record of the birth of the Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW)
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August 28, 2012
CAW Delegates Vote in Favour of New Union Proposal

Nearly 1,000 CAW delegates have voted unanimously in favour of moving forward with creating a new union with the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers union (CEP).
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August 9, 2012
Unions Launch Proposal for Largest Private Sector Union in Canada

The blueprint for the creation of what would be Canada's largest industrial union was released today at a press conference in Toronto.
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July 30, 2012
Video Contest Update - Finalist from Local 468!

Sam Doyle of Local 468 is one of 5 finalists whose video was selected to be shown at August Convention.
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July 30, 2012
CEP and CAW to Release Blueprint of Possible New Canadian Union

The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) and the Canadian Auto Workers union (CAW) will release the final proposal which could set the foundation for the largest industrial union in the nation's history.
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June 5, 2012
GM Oshawa Closure Ignores Workers' Sacrifices, says CAW

CAW President Ken Lewenza is calling the decision by General Motors to close the consolidated line in Oshawa short-sighted.
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May 10, 2012
Another World is Possible - video contest entry

The CAW is holding a video contest, with the theme "Another World is Possible" Local 468's Sam Doyle produced the following video for consideration.
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April 16, 2012
468 at Spring Council 2012

600 delegates from across Canada met at Port Elgin April 13-14 2012 for CAW Council Meetings. Local 468 sent 4 delegates, President Mark Armstrong, Vice-President Eldon Morris, Secretary Treasurer Bob Mensforth, and Seargeant-at-Arms Sam Doyle.
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March 29, 2012
Budget Cuts Won't Deliver Economic Progress for Canadians

The Harper government’s retirement reforms will cause needless hardship for poor seniors and worsen the growing concern over youth unemployment in Canada, said CAW President Ken Lewenza.
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March 29, 2012
Robocall scandals in 2 Winnipeg ridings.

The election results in seven federal ridings are being challenged in court because of robocalls that voters say tried to misdirect them to wrong polling stations.
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March 29, 2012
History of the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919

The history of one of the most important Labour actions EVER. And it all happened right here in Winnipeg.
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March 20, 2012
Remembering Brother Jim Banks, Local 468 President. Forever in our hearts.

7/27/1949-2/25/2010
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March 20, 2012
Remembering Brother George Czul, Local 468 President. Forever in our hearts.

1/12/1950-6/14/2011
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Last Updated: December 5, 2014 11:37:08 AM