Category: IAM District 78 News

IAM District 78 News

More Healthcare Workers Unionize and Join IAM

Last month, 35 nurses working at Bellwood Health Services, an addictions facility in Toronto, voted to join the IAM. Shortly afterwards, some of the other workers contacted us to join as well. IAM District Lodge 78 Organizer Rootisha Rampat explained that “the job security that the IAM Union provides was

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IAM District 78 News

IAM Local Lodge 717T Members at Magellan Aerospace Ratify New Three Year Agreement

IAM Local Lodge 717T members employed by Magellan Aerospace ratified a new three year agreement over the weekend. “The bargaining committee understood the priorities of our members, they worked together and worked hard,” said IAM District Lodge 78 Directing Business Representative Kim Valliere. “While negotiating via unfamiliar platforms (Zoom), their

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IAM 1922 News

IAM Local Lodge 1922 Members at Union Savings Ratify First Agreement

IAM Local Lodge 1922 members at Union Savings ratified their first agreement earlier this week. In addition to wage adjustments and annual increases, among many other achievements, a top up for pregnancy and parental leave was negotiated. “It’s a solid first agreement, achieved by these members commitment to getting a

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IAM Local Lodge 1922 Members at Magellan Aerospace Prep For Negotiations

IAM Local Lodge 1922 office and technical members employed at Magellan Aerospace in Malton, Ontario are getting ready to take on their employer in contract negotiations. Every group that the IAM represents prepares for negotiations before meeting with the employer. Surveys are reviewed and demands are set at these preparation

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IAM District 78 News

IAM fighting for members at Billy Bishop Airport (YTZ)

The IAM received notice this week that Billy Bishop (YTZ) airport would be temporarily closing as of October 5, 2020. The closure was due to no incoming or outbound flights from the airport – an effect of COVID-19 on the airline industry. The IAM represents 120 pre-board screeners that work

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IAM District 78 News

More Nurses Join IAM

The RNs and RPNs at Bellwood Health Services recently overwhelmingly voted YES to joining the IAM. “They had heard of our recent organizing victory at RNS Health Services and decided that they wanted a Union that would fight for them as well”, explained Organizer Rootisha Rampat. “They made their decision

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IAM District 78 News

IAM Local Lodge 1975 Members at Ludachris Hats Return to Making Hats After Using Their Skills to Make Masks

IAM Local Lodge 1975 members employed at Ludachris Hats in Mount Forest recently returned to making hats. For the past several months they have been using their sewing and machine operating skills to make masks for a number of different workplaces and the general public.  Ludachris Hats is a proudly Canadian, locally owned and operated

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Toronto, Ontario
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416-225-9003
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