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The Rubber Report started in 1995. The Rubber Report has won over a dozen awards for Overall Excellence, Excellence in Layout & Design, Excellence in Writing and numerous other awards from the Canadian Association of Labour Media (CALM) and the Local Union Media Association (LUMA). We are having trouble loading the newsletters so go to http://caw4451.wordpress.com/ Get Adobe Reader
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June 25, 2011 - The Rubber Report - Summer 2011 - Pages 1-10
In This Issue: Injured At Work ~ New Hires and Summer Holidays ~ Negotiations Are Upon Us ~ Use Your Emergency Leave Days! ~ Many Goals Accomplished ~ New Political Activist ~ Canada Pension Changes ~ Bon Bon's Q & A ~ New President ~ Women's Activist Course: Powerful! ~ Feel Safe at Work

June 25, 2011 - The Rubber Report - Summer 2011 Pages 11-20
InThis Issue: Harper's Human rights Record Not So Hot ~ Sugar, Sodium Silent Killers ~ Executive Board Election Results ~ The People vs. U.S. Steel Protest ~ Privacy in the Era of Facebook ~ Childhood Cancer Topic at CAW Councl ~ Members of the Local: Bill Golder ~ Interntional Women's Day 100th Anniversary Breakfast

January 24, 2011 - The Rubber Report - Winter 2010 - Pages 1-11
In This Issue: President Cylces over 5000Km ~ Learning About Arbitration - New Pension and Benefit Info ~ Busy Time for Activists ~ Changes at WSIB ~ CAW: Celebrating 25 Years of Progress

January 24, 2011 - The Rubber Report - Winter 2010 - Pages 12-14
In This Issue: Christmas Party photos

January 19, 2011 - The Rubber Report - Winter 2010 - Pages 15-24
In This Issue: Women of the Year Awards ~ Word on the Plant Floor ~ Remembering the Montreal Massacre ~ CAW 4-Week PEL ~ Bon Bon's Q&A ~ Mental Health in the Workplace ~ Enough is Enough ~ G20 Protest ~ Pioneers of Canadian Human Rights ~ Children's Christmas Party Photos

June 18, 2010 - The Rubber Report - Summer 2010
In This Issue: G8 & G20 People First Rally and March ~ President's Conference ~ Good Bye Retirees ~ Enough is Enough ~ Employment Insurance Explained ~ Report or Don't Get Paid ~ CAW Rejects More Cuts ~ No More Gambling With Your Retirement Security ~ Members of the Local: Bruce & Diane Dale ~ Stratford's Pride Weekend ~ Word on the Plant Floor ~ Local Union Editors Gather in Windsor

March 12, 2010 - The Rubber Report - Spring 2010
In This Issue: Paid Education Leave ~ Labour Board Charges Bring Controversy ~ Haiti Still Needs Our Help ~ Long Gun Registry Saves Lives ~ Violence Bill Receives Royal Assent ~ Unemployed Canadians Running Out Of EI Before Finding Jobs ~ International Women's Day ~ Bon Bon's Q&A ~ CAW 4451 Crossword ~ Day of Mourning ~ CAW Family Education Program ~ 4451 Member Speaks to PEL Participants ~ Copenhagen Climate Results

December 19, 2009 - The Rubber Report - Winter 2009 - Pages 1-7
In This Issue: Stewards Busy With Discipline ~ PEL Re-Energizes Chair ~ New Labour Council Executive ~ Rules For Reporting ~ New Ways to Communicate ~ Bon Bon's Q&A

December 19, 2009 - The Rubber Report - Winter 2009 - Page 8
CAW Local 4451 Adult Christmas Party Photos Part 1

December 19, 2009 - The Rubber Report - Winter 2009 - Page 9
CAW Local 4451 Adult Christmas Party Photos Part 2

December 19, 2009 - The Rubber Report - Winter 2009 - Pages 10-16
Canada's Actions Shameful ~ CAW Local 4451 Children's Christmas Party Photos ~ Members in the Local: John Ryan ~ Dec. 6 - 20 Years Later ~ Retirees Enjoy Party ~ Men Urged to Take the Lead in Ending Male Violence Against Women

September 23, 2009 - The Rubber Report - Autumn 2009
In This Issue: Business Has Picked Up, But For How Long? ~ Welcome New Hires ~ Fightback Needed to Stop Concession Train ~ Women Wage Earners Outnumber Men For First Time In History ~ Constitutional Amendment Mandates Youth Committees ~ Peggy Nash Elected President of Federal NDP ~ Public Pensions Must Be Part Of Economic Recovery ~ New Ways To Educate ~ Word On The Plant Floor: How Did Your Non-Union Job Compare?

June 14, 2009 - The Rubber Report - Summer 2009 - Pages 1-8
In This Issue: Retirees ~ Pension Protest Pumps President ~ Preparing For Heat Stress ~ Proud To Be An Ally ~ Your Rights To EI Benefits ~ Company Forgets We Have A Collective Agreement ~ Local Women's Shelter Benefits From CAW SJF ~ Yellow Fish Road ~ 4451 Members Rally For Pensions

June 14, 2009 - The Rubber Report - Summer 2009 - Pages 9-16
In This Issue: Have You Been Injured On The Job? ~ What To Do In A Power Outage ~ Canadian Auto Sector: Uniquely, Consistently Profitable ~ Bon Bon's Q&A ~ Tai Chi Society Celebrates 25 Years ~ Labour Council Looking For Volunteers ~ Hot Workshops Warm Freezing Union Communicators ~ "Karoshi": Death From Overwork

March 24, 2009 - The Rubber Report - Spring 2009
In This Issue: Day of Mourning ~ Laid Off Workers Need Stricter Rules on Income Supports and Severance ~ Budget Winfall for the Wealthy ~ Earth Day ~ Pesticide Ban Facts ~ Members Leaving Us ~ EI Changes to Record of Employment ~ Federation of Canadian Municipalities Asks Members to Ban Bottled Water ~ Cancer-- Is It Killing You? ~ Balancing Act Tougher for Women ~ Retirees -- Marianne Thalheimer ~ Canadian Auto Plants Most Productive

December 1, 2008 - The Rubber Report - Winter 2008 Pages 10-16
In This Issue: Members in the Local: Mark 'J.J.' Johnson ~ Workers Need a Strong EI Program ~ Word on the Plant Floor: Has the economic crisis influenced your spending? ~ Bargaining Highlights ~ Halloween'n Around ~ Retiree: Toni Bolduc ~ A Plan is Needed ~ Pay Cuts Won't Fix Auto Industry

December 1, 2008 - The Rubber Report - Winter 2008 Pages 1-9
In This Issue: Made In Canada Matters ~ Government Needs to Step Up ~ Future Brings Changes ~ We've Done Our Part ~ We Didn't Cause the Crisis ~ Women's Shelter Looking for Donations ~ Sister of the Year: Linda Smith ~ Bon Bon's Q & A ~ Christmas Party photos

September 15, 2008 - The Rubber Report - Autumn 2008
In This Issue: Canada Votes ~ CAW Convenes to Elect New President ~ Bargaining Committee Facing Challenges ~ Bon Bon's Q & A ~ Buzz Hargrove's Final Labour Day Message ~ Vote Kerry McManus ~ Members in the Local: Jim Ruston ~ Why Isn't EI an Issue? ~ Test the Nation ~ Retiree: Shirley Bowman ~ Buzz Hargrove ... Challenged the Status Quo

June 4, 2008 - The Rubber Report - Summer 2008
In This Issue: Manufacturing Jobs Matter ~ Decimating Manufacturing ~ E-Bike the Way to Go ~ Country Girl Lost in Toronto ~ CAW Council Highlights ~ Fighting for Canadian Jobs - Canada's Manufacturing Crisis ~ Members of the Local: Cindy Denstedt ~ Sportswear Industry Shame ~ Effective Safety Tools ~ Hot Weather Reminder ~ Retirees: "Lum" Gillatly ~ Women Become 'Persons' ~ Basics for a Healthy Lawn ~ National Aboriginal Day

February 25, 2008 - The Rubber Report - Spring 2008
In This Issue: Announcement Devastating to Membership ~ Tough Times All Over Ontario ~ Canada Headed for Historic Auto Trade Deficit ~ Members in the Local: Shari Miller ~ 1933 Furniture Strike of Stratford ~ Grievance Course Rejuvenates Leadership ~ Retirees: Marg Collins & Lorrie Bannon ~ CAW Jeopardy Quiz ~ Harriet Tubman Celebrated During Black History Month ~ International Women's Day: Looking Back


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