Category: IAM Canada News

IAM Canada News

A statement from GVP Stan Pickthall on COVID-19

Dear Brothers and Sisters, In light of the World Health Organization declaring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) a global pandemic, we are issuing Health Canada’s guidelines for the most effective preventative measures that help protect you, your co-workers and families. Attached to this letter you will also find brochures from Health Canada,

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LL 2413 Celebrates 50 years as Machinists!

10 March 2020For immediate release Toronto, ON – Fifty years ago, on this very date, Local Lodge 2413 was awarded its own charter, making them certified members of the IAM. The local was presented their charter by then Canadian General Vice-President Mike Rygus on March 10, 1970. They celebrated their

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Women in Skilled Trades: Reclaiming a 700 Year Tradition

Ivana Saula- Canadian Research Director Yes, you’ve read it correctly, it’s been 700 years since women first began working in skilled trades. A fact that not only challenges what we know of women’s labour history, but it boggles the mind that such a long history in this field exists. As

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Park’N Fly = Park’N Save (Toronto)

SPECIAL OFFER   MARCH BREAK SAVINGS Park’N Save on Airport Parking for a Limited Time Heading to the sunny south this March break? Park’N Fly is offering special rates on their most popular service, Park’N Fly Valet airport parking. You and your family will love the Valet Drop’N Go service

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Let’s campaign for the ratification of ILO C190!

21 November, 2019In June, the International Labour Conference voted overwhelmingly to adopt a new Convention and Recommendation to end violence and harassment in the world of work. The new Convention No. 190 represents an extraordinary opportunity for unions to move their fight against gender-based violence forward. Violence and harassment in

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IAM Canada News

IAM Canada Statement on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

As of March 2nd, more than 89,000 people in nearly 60 countries have reported cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world. More than 3,000 people have died as a result. By all accounts, this is serious, and we should all take care of ourselves – and others. During these

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IAM Stands Solidly Behind Team Unite CLC 2020

The Canadian Machinists (IAM) have added their name to the ever-growing list of supporters for #TeamUniteCLC. “I am pleased to stand in Rock Solid support of #TeamUniteCLC – Bea Bruske, Lily Chang, and Siobhan Vipond. These are three strong sisters who will work to bring the Canadian Labour Congress together

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GVP Pickthall visits IAM Local Lodge 412 in Kanata, ON

25 February, 2020 Stan Pickthall, IAM Canadian General Vice-President, Gord Falconer, IAM Chief-of-Staff, Gary Hynes, Grand Lodge Representative and Derek Ferguson, Special Representative all visited an IAM workplace – AstenJohnson, located in Kanata, ON, a suburb of Ottawa, now a part of Ottawa. “It’s humbling to see out members exhibit

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Four-year agreement for Local Lodge 16 Members at Securiguard

Members of IAMAW Local Lodge 16 have ratified their fourth collective agreement with Securiguard at Vancouver International Airport. Overall, there was a 3% wage increase per year for the four-year contract, a signing bonus of $250.00 for part-time members and $500.00 for full-time members, paid parking agreement, an increase to

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International Women’s Day – I am Generation Equality

On March 8, the world will celebrate International Women’s Day, a day to mark the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also calls for all of us to take action to address the unresolved issue of gender parity. Women are playing an ever-increasing and meaningful role

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