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CAW Local 1256 represents 1,800 private and public sector workers in 10 active facilities located in Oakville, Burlington, Mississauga and Toronto. Initially chartered in1956, Local 1256 has a long, proud history of strong representing for Canadian workers.

Our members sub-assemble components and modules used in the manufacturing of cars and trucks.

Boart Longyear
Manufacturer and supplier of tools, equipment and contracting services . Products include diamond and hard rock drills, and drill rigs.

Cequent Towing
Cequent Towing Products is the parent company of Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch and Reese, as well as new brands ROLA, Tow Ready and 5th Gear.

Manufacturer of drywall board

The company's customer base includes virtually every major vehicle manufacturer in the global automotive, commercial vehicle, and off- highway markets, which collectively produce more than 70 million vehicles annually.

Ford Plant Protection Officers
Security for Ford Motor Company

Marmon Keystone
Marmon/Keystone is a distributor of pipe, tubing, and specialty bar with locations throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Oakville Transit
Oakville Transit workers are the only public sector of CAW local 1256. Oakville Transit has been providing bus service to Oakville since 1972. Funding for Oakville Transit is cost shared between the Town of Oakville and revenue from the farebox.

Universal Drum
Refurbishing of industrial drums

Last Updated: July 4, 2012 11:14:39 PM