How we becameEstablished in 2004, CMAW’s role is to establish and maintain the best possible standards of pay, benefits, and working conditions for members; to organize the unorganized; to promote progressive labour and human rights legislation; to cooperate with other unions and organizations to achieve these aims; to encourage social unionism; to promote and champion workers’ legitimate struggles; to provide aid and assistance to members so that they may share in benefits of collective agreements and favorable employment legislation; and to inform and educate workers on the principles and policies of the organization and the benefits they may achieve through organization and collective bargaining. With members working at long term Maintenance and Construction contracts with large oil and gas producers in northern Alberta.
CMAW and DCM bring class to Maintenance
Oil and Gas Project- CNRL
CMAW has strong experience building major Hydro projects in B.C. over the past 10 years. Our projects have included the Seven Mile Dam Upgrade, the Mica Dam Units 5 and 6, and the John Hart Generating Station.
With 3,900 members in B.C. and 7,000 across Western Canada, CMAW recognizes the desire for meaningful employment, respect for culture and environment, and are committed to providing opportunities for local British Columbians, First Nations, women, and youth.
Construction of Site C will create approximately 10,000 person-years of direct employment during construction, and approximately 33,000 total person-years of employment through all stages of development and construction.