The CAW has a 10-point program to further develop a strong and vibrant Canadian auto industry. Good jobs are crucial to the well-being of our communities. Read the plan, and join the campaign!

Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Canadian and European negotiators are working quickly to get this free trade deal done soon. This deal has huge implications for Canada's economic, social and environmental policies and could render Buy-Canadian regulations illegal.

Check It Out!

Visit our new TMMC organizing page! Built for Toyota workers in Ontario looking to join the CAW.

Current Campaigns

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. Read More 

Armed and Safe

Public safety, and the safety of armoured car employees, is increasingly jeopardized by the lack of comprehensive industry regulation. The CAW is taking action. Read More 

Stop Bill C-377

Bill C-377 is a federal private members' bill that will slap extraordinary financial accounting requirements and other burdens on Canadian labour unions. Read More 

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.Proposals by some Read More 

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. Read More 

Safe at Sea?

The Canadian Coast Guard has announced plans to close 10 of its 22 Marine Communications and Traffic Services (MCTS) centres across Canada, while also reducing Read More 

Canada Needs a National Public Transit Strategy

Tell your Member of Parliament you think our country deserves a comprehensive Made-in-Canada national public Read More 

Clean Wind Energy - CAW Wind Turbine

CAW has erected a wind turbine at its Family Education Centre in Port Elgin, Ontario generating clean and renewable energy and promoting a sustainable future. Read More 

Precarious Work Affects Us All!

October 7 is the World Day for Decent Work - a day dedicated to the pursuit of permanent, full-time, safe employment and real economic opportunity for all. Read More 

International Repetitive Strain Injury Day

Each year, the last day of February marks International Repetitive Strain Injury Awareness Day. CAW members have an important role to play in putting pressure Read More 

Demand Care Standards!

Every person living in an Ontario long-term care facility should be entitled to quality care delivered with respect and dignity. Yet thousands of Ontarians... Read More 

Canada-EU Free Trade: Why CETA is a Bad Deal

The Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is slated to be wrapped up next year. This is a game-changing trade deal that's bad for Canada. Read More 

Retirement Security for Everyone!

Hundreds of thousands of Canadians have lost good, family-supporting jobs as a result. Many have also seen their hard-earned pensions wiped out or put at risk.. Read More 

Organizing Campaigns

Servisair Workers & CAW

Hundreds of workers that are part of Servisair in Toronto and Montreal are gearing up to take part in a union representation vote. Read More 

Toyota Workers

Welcome to the TMMC organizing campaign page. Like many of you each year, thousands of workers realize the benefits of joining a union as a means Read More 

Standard Aero Workers

Welcome to the organizing campaign page for Standard Aero employees. Each year, thousands of workers realize the benefits of joining a union as a means to Read More 


We are making major breakthroughs needed for gaming sector workers and their families in Canada. That's why over 8000 gaming workers have decided to join CAW Read More 

Say Goodbye to CLAC

Workers deserve representation from a strong democratic union - that's why workers have continued to contact us about leaving the CLAC... Read More 

Post-Secondary Workers

By joining the CAW today, the rights and working conditions of university employees can be protected and advanced. Read More 

Uniting! United Church Clergy & CAW

The CAW has committed its full support to the United Church Ministers in their fight for dignity and representation. Read More 

Past Campaigns and Issues

Take the Time

Take the time to protect time off! Toronto's Economic Development Committee is soliciting responses to a proposal that would lift a ban on stat holiday shopping Read More 

CAW Members Video Contest!

We're asking members to create a short video (3 minutes or less) that explores how they are making a difference, and helping to build a better world! Read More 

2012 Auto Talks Updates

Stay informed about the 2012 contract negotiations between CAW and the Detroit 3 automakers. Read More 


Paramedics belong to the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) pension plan, which currently does not allow them to retire with a full pension.. Read More 

Governments Can Buy Canadian!

The verdict is in! Canadian governments, at all levels, can legally adopt Buy Canadian policies, according to a new CAW-commissioned legal opinion on trade law. Read More 

Auto Parts Workers United!

The auto parts industry has been hard hit by the recent crisis in the North American auto industry and auto parts workers are drawing a line. Enough... Read More 

Save the National Gun Registry!

Harper has made it clear the registry will be eliminated under his majority rule. Legislation is expected to be introduced when Parliament resumes this fall... Read More 

Support Electro Motive Workers

More than 465 workers at Electro-Motive in London, Ontario have been locked out of their jobs since January 1. Find out how you can support locked out members! Read More 

Make Canada a Leader in Ending AIDS

The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) has joined efforts with the African Regional organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) to... Read More 

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