Dignity is a Minimum Standard

Residents in Ontario long-term care facilities are entitled to quality care delivered with respect and dignity. Yet thousands of CAW members who work in health care know from personal experience that Ontario has not been meeting this standard.

End Workplace Violence Against Women

Workplace violence mars the lives of working women. Currently, the Occupational Health and Safety Act falls short for countless female workers across the province, sometimes in deadly ways.

The CAW is calling on the Government of Ontario to amend the existing Occupational Health and Safety Act to make workplace protection against violence and harassment mandatory by law.

Ban Asbestos

Canada must BAN ASBESTOS

The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that 100,000 workers die each year from cancer caused by asbestos. There are also unknown tens of thousands of other workers who are dying from asbestosis and other asbestos related diseases.