Category: IAM Canada News

IAM Canada News

IAM Members at Local 235 Sisley Honda ratify new contract with improvements

Members at Sisley Honda Local 235 ratified a new agreement. Highlights include annual wage increases, increases to the IAM defined benefit pension plan, increases to technician training bonus, improved scheduling and hours of rest between shifts and a reduced sunset clause on discipline. The 55 members include mechanics, service technicians,

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New Agreement at Mettler Toledo brings gains to IAM Local 235 members

Last week the members of IAM Local 235 working at Mettler Toledo ratified a new Collective Agreement. In addition to annual wage increases, the membership voted for increases to Pension, safety boots, and dental coverage. As with most ratifications during the pandemic, this one was also held virtually. Our 23

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Paid Sick Days: Critical to Curbing COVID-19

Our battle with COVID seems to be far from over. As new variants emerge, and provinces struggle to reduce transmission rates, public debate continues over what else, if anything, can be done to curb the virus. The federal government has rolled out different programs, and provided financial assistance to provinces

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“Service to the Community” in action

Despite hardships local lodges continue to face during this pandemic, the spirit of IAM’s motto, Justice on the job, Service to the Community is unbreakable. Evidenced by several initiatives by locals to serve their community, their actions of kindness and generosity are glimmers of hope in otherwise dire circumstances. The

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We will pay the price if Ottawa does not learn from its mistakes

Testimony of David Chartrand before the Standing Committee on Trade Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement David Chartrand’s Testimony to the Standing Committee on Trade Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement We will pay the price if Ottawa does not learn from its mistakes February 22, 2021 – In his testimony before

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David Chartrand’s submission to the Standing Committee on International Trade

SUBMISSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MACHINISTS AND AEROSPACE WORKERS TO THE STANDING COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE We appreciate the opportunity to present the views of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers to this committee. Introduction The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) is the leading

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New members vote strategically – and join the IAM

16 February, 2021 For immediate release Ottawa, ON – The CIRB granted the IAM certification for 33 workers at Strategic Aviation in Ottawa. This number is expected to grow significantly once the airline industry recovers from the Covid pandemic. The long but rewarding campaign began on 9 November, 2020 after

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A difficult year for aerospace gets worse

February 11, 2021- The COVID-19 pandemic is hurting the aerospace industry and this is reflected in the announcement today of 1,600 layoffs at Bombardier in Montreal, QC. “For almost a year now we have been urging the Federal Government for supports in the Aviation Industry, and this is just one

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Retired GLR Heather Kelley named to 2020 OFL Labour Honour Roll

Each year the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) awards the names of five distinguished trade unionists who have made a significant contribution to working people in Ontario. This year, the Ontario Federation of Labour was pleased to announce that Heather Kelley one of five who were selected as one of

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