Category: IAM Canada News

IAM Canada News

NUPGE Staff Reps join IAM

Friday June 14, 2019   For Immediate Release   Toronto, ON – Staff Representatives from the National Union of Public and General Employees have joined the IAM. The ten representatives provide support and coordination for NUPGE members unions in Ontario such as OPSEU and Canadian Union of Brewery and General

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IAM Canada News

Planting the seeds of Community Service

Kingston, ON – The IAM motto is Justice on the Job and Service to the Community and the members of IAM Local Lodge 54 volunteered on June 7th to take part in “The Day of Caring” to help those less fortunate. The Robinson Community Garden has been donating fresh vegetables

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IAM Canada News

Aerospace Career off to a good start!

Richmond, BC – Another IAM Local Lodge 764 apprenticeship graduate at MTU Canada. Attached at work on the new V2500 Engine Program is recently graduated Component Mechanic Apprentice Brother William Hooley, he completed his Apprenticeship 22 April 2019. ———————- This article was originally posted on the IAM Canada website. View

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IAM Canada News

Raise the profile of the IAM – that’s your job

Las Vegas, NV – “Our job as Communicators is to raise the profile of the IAM, to put our efforts and successes in front of our members and the public at every opportunity,” said IAM Canadian General Vice President Stan Pickthall. Speaking to more than 170 delegates attending the 2019

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IAM Canada News

Canada well represented at 2019 IAM Communications Awards

Las Vegas, NV – Canada took home its fair share of awards from the 2019 IAM Communications Conference. Benoit Blanchette of IAM Local Lodge 869 took home first prize in the Social Media Facebook Page category and took second place for best layout and design in the website category.  

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IAM Canada News

Aiken appointed as new IAM Canadian Transportation Coordinator

Wednesday, June 5, 2019   For Immediate release Toronto, ON – IAM Canadian General Vice President Stan Pickthall is pleased to announce the appointment of Keith Aiken as the new IAM Canadian Transportation Coordinator. Aiken replaces Carlos DaCosta who is retiring this summer. “We engaged in a lengthy review process

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IAM Canada News

IAM CATSA lobby reaps dividends in House Question Period!

Ottawa, ON – Less than a week after IAM lobby seeking changes to the CATSA Dispute Resolution Process, the Liberal government came under fire in the House of Commons question period asking for those changes. The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) legislation subjects airport screening officers across Canada to

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IAM Canada News

100th Anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike

Winnipeg, MB – Over the weekend, organized labour in Canada celebrated the 100th anniversary of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. The Immediate post-World War 1 period in Canada was not a time of peace. Soldiers returned home wanting jobs and a normal lifestyle again, only to find factories shutting down

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IAM Canada News

IAM Screeners lobby for change to Dispute Resolution

Tuesday May 28, 2019 For Immediate Release Ottawa, ON – Airport Security Screeners from British Columbia and Toronto gathered in Ottawa to lobby for changes to the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) legislation. Across Canada, Screening Officers are subject to an unfair Dispute Resolution Process that is arbitrary and infringes

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