Category: IAM District 78 News

IAM District 78 News

Sunwing’s Plans puts Canadian AME Jobs in Jeopardy

Sept.27, 2022 – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) warns that Sunwing Airlines’ deal with the Czech Republic, allows for the use of foreign workers, in turn, bypassing highly skilled Canadian workers. The aviation industry was devastated by the pandemic, with thousands of aviation workers being laid-off.

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ITF civil aviation conference 2022 a great success!

The ITF held its bi-annual civil aviation conference in Montreal Quebec from September 5, 2022 to September 9, 2022 labour activist from around the globe attended as delegates of the IAM had a strong showing. Transportation General Vice-President, Rich Johnsen, Transportation Chief-of-Staff, Edison Fraser, Chief-of-Staff to the International President, Monica

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Work shouldn’t hurt – Day of Mourning

Work shouldn’t hurt: workplace health and safety rights should be fundamental Canada’s unions are calling on the federal government to take swift action on workplace health and safety to ensure that workers in Canada are protected on the job. We are also calling on the ILO to make occupational health

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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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[Video] George Zoni, LL2468 – White collar work, artificial intelligence and automation

George Zoni, LL2468 – White collar work, artificial intelligence and automation ———————- This article was originally posted on the IAM Canada website. View the original post here: [Video] George Zoni, LL2468 – White collar work, artificial intelligence and automation The post [Video] George Zoni, LL2468 – White collar work, artificial

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Charting Change: Nicole Tappenden, LL2323

IAM Local Lodge 2323 member Nicole Tappenden shares what she has observed about the new technology in her workplace. ———————- This article was originally posted on the IAM Canada website. View the original post here: Charting Change: Nicole Tappenden, LL2323 The post Charting Change: Nicole Tappenden, LL2323 appeared first on

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USEFUL NUMBERS – 2022 (By Ivana Saula)

OLD AGE SECURITY BENEFIT (Monthly, at age 65, January 2022) $ 642.25 (regardless of marital status) 10% increase to OAS as of July 2022 for those 75 and older Adjusted quarterly to CPI (in January, April, July and October) OAS/GIS can be deferred up to 5 years (to age 70), with

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IAM Letter to Minister Alghabra regarding mandatory vaccinations

 October 21, 2021  By Email: omar.alghabra@parl.gc.ca Honourable Omar Alghabra, MP Minister of TransportHouse of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Honourable Minister Alghabra,  I’m writing to you on behalf of 20,000 air transportation workers, and members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) with an urgent request for

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Arbitration win for Rosita – IAM Local Lodge 1922 member

23 September, 2021 An unfair decision has finally been overturned in favour of IAM member Rosita Pandya and also goes to prove a timeless truth about being a union member. “Rosita, is very pleased with the outcome of her recent arbitration case,” said Kim Valliere, District 78 Directing Business Representative.

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Charting Change: Workers’ Voices in a Changing World

In the last one hundred years, our societies have been witness to technological advancements not experienced before. As with every technological revolution, societies will undergo profound changes, which comes with improvements, disruptions and costs. As technological change forges ahead into new frontiers, opening new possibilities, and tantalizes our collective imaginations,

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