Category: IAM Canada News

IAM Canada News

Links to sector-specific surveys

To: All Members We want to hear from you! Given the diversity of our membership and that our members work in many sectors and industries, the IAM is launching an initiative to better understand issues our members face in their workplaces. We’ve developed brief surveys specific to sectors where our

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IAM Canada News

LL2113 members vote to accept new agreement at Veoneer

Markham, ON – The 450 IAM Union members of Local 2113 recently voted in favour of a new 3-year agreement with their Employer, Veoneer. District 78 Business Rep, Jim Snider commented that ” it took some time, but we were able to negotiate a good settlement that will take our members

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IAM Canada News

Kim Valliere: IAM Women in Leadership

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. Kim Valliere (Twitter @kim857) began

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IAM Canada News

Power to the union! LL 235 members at Revco ratify new agreement

IAM District 78 members of Local 235, and by Revco recently ratified a new collective agreement. Highlights include a general wage increase in each year of the agreement, and will see improvements to their IAM pension plan, vision care, paramedical health coverage, as well as adding Truth and Reconciliation Day as a statutory holiday. District 78

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IAM Canada News

Do the work, get the rate!

For decades employers have been using a legal loop hole to discriminate against workers by paying casual, part-time, seasonal and temporary workers less than full-time employees for the same work. This is possible because legislation meant to prevent this unfair practice has not yet been made into law based on

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IAM Canada News

IWD 2022 with the IAM

On Sunday, March 6th, 2022, the IAM joined celebrations and showed support for the Peel Regional Labour Council’s International Women’s Day fundraising event. Given the especially difficult time women have faced during the pandemic, fundraising efforts supported Armagh House, Hope 24/7, Embrave, and Queen Youth shelter, all essential services in

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IAM Canada News

New members ratify first contract at Harbour Light in Kingston

03 March, 2022 Kingston, ON – Just before Christmas 2021 the 20 employees of Harbour Light in Kingston voted to join the IAM Union. Last week they ratified their first agreement. “Although it is a solid first agreement, we were held to 1% raises increases due to Doug Ford’s Bill

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IAM Canada News

IAM responds to WestJet acquisition of Sunwing

02 March 2022 Toronto, ON – Canadians were made aware of a significant transaction in the airline industry today when WestJet will acquire Sunwing Vacations and Sunwing Airlines. The IAM currently represents approximately 40 members at Sunwing Airlines since they joined the union in 2018. Dave Flowers, President and Directing

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