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CAW, CEP ‘mega-union’ 1 step closer; Low job control tied to diabetes in women: study
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/10/2012

CAW, CEP ‘mega-union’ 1 step closer

TORONTO — The Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union has approved a plan to join up with the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers (CEP) to form a mega-union that would have more than 300,000 members. CAW approved the plan at its convention in Toronto late last month. Union leaders had billed their plan as the best way to revive the flagging fortunes of the Canadian labour movement and CAW said the vote was unanimous. CEP members will decide on the merger at their convention in October.

Low job control tied to diabetes in women: study