Buzz Hargrove top dog — again

CAW president says this will be his last term
||Last Updated: 08/30/2006

Buzz Hargrove was once again named president of the Canadian Autoworkers Union (CAW). Hargrove has been president of the 265,000 member union since 1992, but said this three-year term will be his last.

The election was held July 17 in Vancouver. Hargrove's only opponent, Willie Lambert, a local union official in Ontario, withdrew from the race Wednesday, July 16. At that time he endorsed Hargrove.

Union spokesman Jim Pare said Lambert withrdew "in the interest of unity."