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Description: With organized labour on the defensive across the country, the Canadian Auto Workers and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada are merging to create a 300,000-member union called Unifor.

Source: The Globe and Mail

Date: 08/08/2013


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Questions for discussion:

  • Who is the new head of Unifor?
  • What has happened to union membership in Canada in recent years?
  • What benefits do the CAW and CEP expect from this merger?
  • Can you think of any possible negative effects of this merger?
  • If you were a member of the CAW or CEP would you support the merger? Discuss.


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