The Canadian Auto Workers Union and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada are exploring the possibility of building a new union together. This website has been created to provide information on that process.

Letter from Dave Coles

This will be an exciting time for Canadian trade unionists to discuss and envision a new and stronger labour movement.

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Letter from Ken Lewenza

A new Canadian union that would be better equipped to achieve our mutual goals of greater economic, social and political equality for our own members and all Canadians more broadly.

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What are the next steps?

The goal of this process is to report to the respective conventions of CAW in August, 2012 and of CEP in October, 2012.

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Towards a New Union

This proposal for a new Canadian union will make Canadian labour history. The report speaks for itself and presents a great, new vision for Canadian workers. Our members will now decide this future.

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Recent Posts

Unifor Constitution Now Available

The Constitution that will be presented to CAW and CEP members at the founding convention of Unifor is now available here. A copy of the ... Continue Reading →

Changing Names for Changing Times

Unifor will be a union built for workers. But it will also be a union for the unemployed and self-employed, a union for women and ... Continue Reading →

What is Unifor?

We will be a union for workers, a union for the unemployed, a union for women, a union for new Canadians, a union for young ... Continue Reading →