Category: IAM Canada News

IAM Canada News

New Federal Employment Standards, What’s in Force and What is Not?

Weak employment standards negatively impact worker health and safety, particularly as they relate to hours of work and the employment relationship. Many provisions have yet to come into force, others have built in loopholes and many of these changes remain unaddressed. The majority of Canada’s employment standards were developed in the

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IAM Canada News

IAM Protests another needless death at Fiera Foods

14 October, 2019 Toronto – On October 4, 2019, IAM activists joined labour and migrant rights activists from across the Greater Toronto Area to protest unsafe working conditions at Fiera Foods, an industrial bakery in Toronto, and demand that the company protect workers’ health and safety – and their very

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IAM Canada News

GO VOTE

Every one of us has the POWER to vote for a better Canada Canadians turned out in record numbers for the advance polls over the long weekend. According to Elections Canada, an estimated 4.7 million voters cast ballots, that’s up 29 percent from the 2015 early polls! Polls report that since

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IAM Canada News

Ramping it up at Envoy Air – 40 new members join IAM to gain respect!

2 October, 2019For Immediate Release Vancouver, BC – Ramp workers at Envoy Air in Vancouver joined the IAM on October 1 after more than 70% of workers signed membership cards. The Canada Industrial Labour Board recognised the vote and certified the IAM as their bargaining agent. Ron Fontaine, Canadian Territorial

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IAM Canada News

Local 103 members at Domclean Ltd ratify new agreement

4 October, 2019 For Immediate Release Stratford, ON – IAM Local 103 members employed by Domclean Ltd. recently ratified a new collective agreement.The agreement includes a wage increase each year of agreement, improvements to how vacation requests are granted, coverage for doctors’ notes and improvements to uniforms. Special thanks to

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IAM Canada News

Local 1295 members ratify agreement with Courtyard Brampton

IAM local 1295 members employed by courtyard Brampton recently ratified a new collective agreement.Our IAM members will receive an increase each year of the agreement, improvements to the way personal/sick days are utilized and coverage for sick notes, improvements to uniforms and improvements to working conditions as well as a

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IAM Canada News

Get out and Vote

All elections are important, but this upcoming election is especially important for working Canadians; our votes can either stop or continue the total erosion of our key social services, such as education, healthcare, wages and all those things that matter to our communities and ourselves. In this upcoming election, please

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