CAW Local 200


CAW Local 200

infobox Union
name= CAW Local 200
country= Canada
members= 4023 (Sept. 2006)
head= CAW
affiliation= Canadian Auto Workers
office= 1855 Turner Rd., Windsor, Ontario, Canada
people= Mike Vince, President
full_name= Canadian Autoworkers Union Local 200


founded= November 23, 1941
website= CAW Local 200 [http://www.cawlocal200.org/]

CAW Local 200 is a local union of the Canadian Auto Workers union (CAW). It represents workers in Windsor, Ontario at three Ford of Canada engine plants( [http://media.ford.com/facilities/plant_display.cfm?plant_id=88|Essex Engine Plant] ), ( [http://media.ford.com/facilities/plant_display.cfm?plant_id=119|Windsor Engine Plant] ), & the Annex/LVL/3-Valve, one Ford of Canada Grey Iron Foundry ( [http://media.ford.com/facilities/plant_display.cfm?plant_id=118|Windsor Casting Plant] ), and two Nemak aluminum casting plants ( [http://media.ford.com/facilities/plant_display.cfm?plant_id=87|Essex Aluminum Plant] ) & ( [http://media.ford.com/facilities/plant_display.cfm?plant_id=138|Windsor Aluminum Plant] ).

History

Presidents

# Roy England
# Jack Taylor
# Charlie McDonald
# Vic White
# Herb Kelly
# Hank Renaud
# Steve Harris
# Ray Wakeman
# Frank McAnally
# Alex Keeney
# Mike Vince

Collective Bargaining Gains

* 1940s - Paid Vacation, Union Security (Rand Formula), Paid Holidays, COLA (Cost of Living Allowance), Job Postings, Grievance Procedure, Foreman Working Language, Overtime Premiums, Seniority for Vets.
* 1950s - AIF (Annual Improvement Factor), Pensions, Insurance Plan (Medical-Hospital-Surgical), Supplemental Unemployment Benefits (SUB).
* 1960s
* 1970s - Optical & Dental, Health & Safety Committees, Hearing Aids, Pesion - 30 and Out, Paid Personal Holidays, Paid Education Leave (PEL),
* 1980s - Video Display Terminal Protection, Paid Maternity Leave, Childcare, Legal Services Plan, Income Maitenance (Beyond SUB), Union Counsellors, Affirmative Action, Health & Safety Company Wide Co-ordinators, Weekend Worker, Pension Indexation (for future retirees)
* 1990s - Social Justice Fund, Four Day Weekends, Phased Retirement, Same Sex Benefits, Employment Equity Representatives - Women's Advocate, SPA Week, Harassment: Right to Refuse Training, Outsourcing Protection: Work Ownership, Protection from changes to Labour Laws, Union Training Funds, Pension Indexing (All Retirees), Skilled Trades Union Education Fund, Tuition Scholarship, Child Care Subsidy, Retirees Education Fund, Additional SPA Week, Environemental Representation.
* 21st Century - Paramedical Coverage, Indefinite Layoff Protection (Special SUB), Homemaking Serivice and In Home Nursing, New Investment Commitment.

truggles

* Ford Strike of 1945

Local 200 & the Community

* [http://www.weareunited.com/ United Way/Centraide of Windsor-Essex County ]
* [http://cawlocal200.org/club_200.htm Club 200 Youth Activities]
* [http://www.cfkrecycle.com/ CAW Local 200 Computers for Kids]
* Kelly England Bursary

References

*cite news |first=Rebecca |last=Turcotte |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=CAW Local 200 donates Ford van to food bank |url=http://www.canada.com/windsorstar/news/story.html?id=caf44c2b-4abb-40e0-906a-67f58fdcb3f8 |work=The Windsor Star |publisher= |date=June 05, 2008 |accessdate=2008-06-14
*cite news |first=Dave |last=Hall |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Tough decision for Ford workers. 150 leaving for Oakville |url=http://www.canada.com/windsorstar/news/story.html?id=b4b57723-e762-42cb-97f0-8e63f2238457 |work=The Windsor Star |publisher= |date=June 11, 2008 |accessdate=2008-06-14
*cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=CAW Local 200 president re-elected by wide margin |url=http://www.canada.com/windsorstar/news/story.html?id=dd8f6b0c-e1ea-4d92-ab26-11ae3c0f6b9c |work=The Windsor Star |publisher= |date=March 19, 2008 |accessdate=2008-06-14
*cite news |first=Gord |last=Henderson |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Vote of confidence
url= http://www.canada.com/windsorstar/news/story.html?id=34c7f642-59ce-4532-9c1d-66b8181b964b |work=The Windsor Star |publisher=April 01, 2008 |date= |accessdate=2008-06-14

* Baruth-Walsh, Mary E. and Mark Walsh. "Strike 99 Days on the Line". Canada: Penumbra Press, 1995. ISBN 0921254687 (hardcover), ISBN 0921254695
* Colling, Herb. "The Ford Strike in Windsor: 99 Days". Toronto: NC Press, 1995. ISBN 1550210882
* Colling, Herb. “Ford Strike of ‘45” in Best of Times Magazine, ed., Elaine Weeks. Windsor: Walkerville Publishing Co., 2006.

External links

* [http://www.cawlocal200.org CAW Local 200]


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