Category: IAM Canada News

IAM Canada News

New and improved – IAM Local 1660 ratifies new contract

15 September, 2020For immediate release Montreal, QC – IAM members at Local 1660 in Montreal, QC voted to accept a 5-year contract with Dominion Sample. The members voted overwhelmingly to accept the new agreement. The agreement contains some new, as well as many improvements, including: wage increases of 2.75% for

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IAM Canada News

IAM Local 11 wins big in Arbitrator’s Decision

22 September, 2020For immediate release Vancouver, BC – Arbitrator Corrinn Bell issued two decision, both in favour of IAM Local 11 members working at Avcorp Inc. The basis of the union’s grievances lay in the fact that 11 members (10 aircraft mechanics and one material handler) were all laid off and

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IAM Canada News

Pharmacare needs to be a top priority – Email your MP today

When Parliament resumes next week, the federal government is going to be laying out its priorities in the upcoming session. The overwhelming support for a national prescription drug plan shows that over 90 percent of people in Canada support pharmacare. Government needs to commit to a national prescription drug plan

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IAM Canada News

Update on Transport Canada meetings

Members of the IAM meet with Transport Canada weekly to discuss upcoming or ongoing initiatives and talk about issues affecting our members. “Since the beginning of the pandemic we have been able to address issues such as face masks for our screening officers, temperature checks, health and safety issues related

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IAM Canada News

More workers from Berk’s Intertruck join IAM Local 1857 in BC

11 September, 2020For immediate release Nanaimo, B.C. – IAM Local has 13 new members from Berk’s Intertruck in Port Alberni.  The local currently represents the main group under a Collective Bargaining Agreement in Nanaimo, so they will already have a contract. The British Columbia Labour Relations Board contacted IAM District

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IAM Canada News

IAM joins legal challenge to Bill 195

The IAM has joined several affiliate unions under the umbrella of the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) to coordinate, and mount a legal challenge to Bill 195. Bill 195, “Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020”, which received  Royal Assent July 21, 2020, replaced the provincial emergency declaration

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IAM Canada News

Filamat members ratify agreement, new and improved

29 August, 2020For immediate release Mississauga, ON – IAM Local 1922 members at Filamat Composites ratified a new contract over the weekend. In addition to wage increases, the members will receive an increase to pension, more paid sick days and health benefits. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges in

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