News

June 19, 2012
CMAW has made arrangements with a new construction union in Quebec to enable workers to travel to other parts of Canada to work during shortages at home. Jan Noster announced on June 19 that they have struck a deal with CSD Construction, a Quebec-based all-trades union with 25,000 members, to allow worker exchanges.
June 12, 2012
Five very different people from Vancouver talk about their lives. Shawn Sly rises at 5am every day to work at Vancouver port, Canada's biggest. He helps build the barges and cargo vessels transporting the country's rich natural resources. Work has often been sporadic, with Mr Sly laid-off from time to time because work has dried up.
May 28, 2012
[img_assist|nid=128|title=|desc=|link=none|align=none|width=620|height=283]   On May 9th and 10th the CMAW Convention took place in Kelowna, BC and was a huge success. Email CMAW to receive a password so you can review the presentations provided by the Speakers.
May 21, 2012
The CMAW Vancouver office has an opening for an Organizer/Service Representative that is able to work independently as well as be part of a team. You will be a motivated, selfstarter who will be able to take the initiative. Travel on short notice will be required periodically.
March 27, 2012
This year – and every year – the American controlled, undemocratic UBCJA vainly attempts to convince CMAW members to rejoin the union they left seven years ago.
February 15, 2012
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February 9, 2012
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February 5, 2012
BY TARA CARMAN, VANCOUVER SUN  A substantial labour shortage is likely to hinder economic growth in B.C., unless the province can attract a lot more workers in the next 10 years, provincial data show.
January 13, 2012
Prime Minister Stephen Harper met today with CMAW Local 506 members who will be involved in the construction of a number of ships for the Canadian government. Harper is the first prime minister ever to visit the 110-year-old shipyard on Pemberton Street in North Vancouver.  
January 3, 2012
The Travel Allowance for use of your personal vehicle has been increased to 53 cents per kilometre, an increase of one cent from last year. This new rate took effect Jan. 1, 2012. Check your collective agreement for details of the Travel Allowance provision.