Category: IAM Canada News

IAM Canada News

Second contract a winner at L3 in Trenton

Trenton, ON – The 51 members of Local Lodge 717T have ratified their second collective agreement with L3 Technologies MASS, a subsidiary of L3 Harris Technologies Inc. The members gained wages and benefits across the board, mostly because of the dedicated work of the Negotiating Committee. “The contract was possible

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IAM Canada News

Local Lodge 1975 members ratify new contract, win improvements

St. Thomas, ON – IAM Local Lodge 1975 members working at GKN Sinter Metals in St. Thomas Ontario ratified a new 3-year collective agreement. In recognition of the phase 3 restrictions, the group ratified the agreement outdoors where they could vote on the contract as one group while maintaining physical

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IAM Canada News

Austerity Sucks! There, I said it.

OPINION By Frank SaptelCommunications Representative, IAM Canada   If history has taught us anything, it’s that if we don’t learn from past events, we will repeat the same mistakes. COVID-19 has caused havoc in Canada and around the world. Workers have lost jobs; businesses have closed and few in the

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IAM Canada News

Despite the odds – DL78 organises 530 new healthcare members

27 July, 2020For immediate release Toronto, ON – In another stunning organising win for IAM District 78, the 530 Personal Support Workers (PSWs) that work for RNS Health Care in York Region voted by a 3 to 1 margin to be represented by our union. District 78 Organizer Rootisha Rampat-Sukhu and IAM

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IAM Canada News

Strong strike mandate from IAM local 907

23 July 2020For immediate release Toronto, ON – Members of IAM Local 907 working for the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) rejected their employer’s offer by a clear margin of 97%. The 35 members then took a strike vote which passed unanimously with 100% of the

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IAM Canada News

PIPSC doesn’t value families and wants to strip rights, say IAM members

20 July 2020 For Immediate Release Toronto, ON – The 35 members of IAM Local 907 are facing significant cuts to new parents’ parental leave financial support by their employer, the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC). They have been in negotiations since January. In June, both parties went

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IAM Canada News

Federal Government Extends COVID-19 Related Leaves

As a way of streamlining the extension of the number of weeks for eligibility for the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), the federal government announced it would also extend COVID-19 related leaves. Eligibility for CERB was extended from 16 to 24 weeks, which is now mirrored in COVID-19 related leaves

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