Machinists ratify first agreement with Tékalia Aéronautik

Wednesday May 15, 2019

 

For Immediate Release

 

Montréal, QC – Members of IAM Local Lodge 712 have ratified their first collective agreement with Tékalia Aéronautik.

“Having union recognition and a first collective agreement is in itself a very important step forward in a newly-unionized workplace,” explain IAM District Lodge 11 Business Representative Luc Morasse. “With this contract, the workers have built a solid foundation on which to build in the future.”

Along with wage increases the two-year agreement also provides:

  • Grievance and arbitration processes
  • Seniority provisions
  • Recall process following layoffs
  • Work classifications
  • Improved vacation periods
  • Bereavement leave

“In short, we can say that this is an excellent first agreement,” said IAM District Lodge 11 Directing Business Representative Pierre Grenier. “The bargaining committee did a remarkable job. They’re more than satisfied with the progress they have achieved for all 85 workers at Tékalia Aéronautik.” Tékalia Aéronautik provides surface treatment and finishes for the aeronautical industry.

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For further information:
Luc Morasse – IAM District Lodge 11 Business Representative
514-956-1578/514-914-0897
Bill Trbovich – IAM Director of Communications
416-386-1789 Ext #31/416-735-9765

Link to the Article from IAM Canada website: Machinists ratify first agreement with Tékalia Aéronautik

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