Category: IAM Canada News

IAM Canada News

The pandemic can’t stop us! IAM Canada continues commitment to education

“The pandemic is putting a halt to many things these days, but it can’t stop the IAM’s commitment to education,” said Gord Falconer, Chief-of-Staff of IAM Canada. “It’s how we get our strength,” he said. Approximately 50 members of IAM Local 2921, Screening Officers at Pearson International Airport, attended the

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IAM Local 235 members at Metrolinx ratify new contract

Local 235 IAM members employed by Metrolinx recently ratified a new three-year agreement. The negotiating committee held several virtual ratification meetings over a couple days to review the changes contained in the tentative agreement. The tentative agreement included a wage increases in each year of the agreement as well as

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Thirty-five nurses join at IAM LL1295

28 September, 2020 For immediate release TORONTO, ON – The Registered Nurses (RNs) and Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) at Bellwood Health Services recently overwhelmingly voted YES to joining the IAM. “They had heard of our recent organizing victory at RNS Health Services and decided that they wanted a Union that would

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Feds Must Support Air Transportation Now!

In this week’s Throne Speech the federal government announced they would be providing “further support” for industries that have been the hardest hit, including travel and tourism. “Covid-19 has devastated our members and their families, particularly in the transportation industry. We need more than just talk of support. We need

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The Hypocrisy of the right wing conservatives.

As Canadians across the country watched and listened to the throne speech, September 23, it was evident by the conservative opposition party, as well as their provincial counterparts, remarks that the conservatives have an austerity plan rather than a plan to help ordinary Canadians who have been affected the most

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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 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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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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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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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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