Category: IAM Canada News

IAM Canada News

GVP Chartrand meets Members at L3 Harris

Last week, IAM Canadian General Vice President Dave Chartrand met with several AME’s (Aircraft Maintenance Engineers) from L3Harris in Trenton. Chartrand has committed to have further meetings with more members to discuss industry concerns and issues surrounding Aircraft Maintenance Engineers. The IAM LL717T members are responsible for the repair and

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IAM Canada News

Happy Birthday to IAM Founder Tom Talbot

Today marks the birth of the founder of the Machinists Union, Tom Talbot. Born on a farm in Chesterfield County, South Carolina on April 27, 1849, Talbot served as the IAM’s Grand Master Machinist (President) from the IAM’s founding on May 5, 1888 until his resignation in 1890. Talbot was

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IAM Canada News

IAM presents key information to Parliamentary Committee on the health economy

IAM Canada Research Director Ivana Saula today testified in the House of Commons before the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities studies employment, labour, income security, skills development and disability issues (HUMA). Saula spoke to the critical topic of topic

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Expanded rights and benefits come with new contract at LL2922 (Fabrene)

Members of IAM Local Lodge 2922 in North Bay, Ontario, recently ratified a new collective agreement. The members work at Fabrene (a division of Berry Global). The Committee, consisting of Derek Peter, John Legassie, Terry Renette, Chris Demarchi, and Robert Altman, maintained a focused approach resulting in the many improvements

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IAM Canada News

IAM welcomes federal budget 2022 with some reservations

08 April, 2022 TORONTO, ON – Canada’s federal budget was unveiled yesterday by the Minister of Finance in the House of Commons. While there was much to welcome, the IAM has some reservations about what was in the budget and what was not. The addition of dental care, affordable housing

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IAM Canada News

Mike Corrado – 30 years of service and still going strong

05 April, 2022 Toronto, ON – It was a big number, but Mike Corrado took it in stride as he accepted a commemorative pin and a certificate from Local Lodge 2413. Corrado, a District 140 General Chairperson, was presented the 30-year pin and a 30-year membership certificate when he attended

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IAM Canada News

IAM Women in Leadership: Tania Canniff

March 31, 2022 During Women’s History Month this year, the IAM is highlighting current trailblazers in the union. Are you an IAM Sister interested in taking a more active role in your union? Reach out to your District leadership about the IAM Leadership Assembly of Dedicated Sisters (LEADS) Program. Tania Canniff

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IAM Canada News

New deal for Canadian workers means a better future for all

22 March, 2022 Ottawa, ON – The IAM applauds the NDP in leveraging its power and entering a supply-and-confidence agreement with the Liberals. It’s encouraging to see political parties putting people above politics when so much is at stake for Canada. As we begin to rebuild our economy, a pragmatic

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IAM Canada News

IAM healthcare footprint continues to grow

Niagara Falls, ON – IAM District 78 is continuing to grow its healthcare footprint. The 48 employees of Emerald Retirement home voted 3 to 1 to join the IAM. District 78 Organizers Roy Bhansingh and Rootisha Rampat-Sukhur were contacted by the employees and had the group working together fairly quickly.

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