The CAW and the CEP will unite at a congress for the feast of work in 2013
The largest private sector union in Canada held its founding congress in Toronto during the weekend of Labour Day in 2013.
The three-day meeting to give birth to the merger of the Union of Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union (CEP) will commence Friday, August 30 and ends on Sunday 1st September.
This time, do you precise Monday through communicates allow delegates to Congress the new union to participate in their new union banner to the events of Labour Day in Toronto and other municipalities in Canada.
The founding congress has the task of approving the statutes, the name and logo of the new union, as well as elect its first officers.
The first meetings of the Canadian Council _ the body which brings together delegates in years when there is no National Congress _ should be held in Vancouver in 2014 and Montreal in 2015.
Delegates of CAW and CEP vote massively in the last month in favor of the creation of this union must fight what is judge as attacks against perpetrated by governments and other organizations trade union movement.
This new union should represent more than 300,000 employees around about 20 economic sectors.
The majority of these are concentrated in the unionized manufacturing, communications and transportation. The new entity also count members in the public sectors of health, of education and transportation.