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IAM District 78 News

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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IWD 2021 – Noreen Schmitt (1942 – 2013) Canada

By Shelley Cermak and Laura Sharpe,IAM Local 764 Noreen Olive Schmitt was first a partner, mother, grandmother, a sister – and to many of us in the union family, a mentor! Kind, gentle, caring, empathetic and very sharing of her struggles and she wanted more for us young ones coming

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IWD 2021 – Wangari Mathai, Kenya

Although IWD is celebrated on March 8th, there are so many women whose work has improved numerous lives throughout the world, some of who are our very own, within the IAM. Throughout the month of March we will feature women from different parts of the world and historical eras to

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IWD 2021 – Charlotte Edith Anderson Monture – Canada

Although IWD is celebrated on March 8th, there are so many women whose work has improved numerous lives throughout the world, some of who are our very own, within the IAM. Throughout the month of March we will feature women from different parts of the world and historical eras to

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IAM Local 1758 in Laval vote to extend contract by three years

23 January, 2021 For immediate release Laval, QC – 97 IAM members working for Hèroux-Devtek ratified a contract with the Montreal-area manufacturing, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility. The contract was accepted by almost 70 percent of the membership. The previous contract expired on 31 December, 2021. As part of the

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IAM Local Lodge 235 Members Ratify New Three-Year Collective Agreement

IAM Local Lodge 235 members at Hobart Canada ratified a new three-year agreement on Monday evening. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the group met virtually to discuss the changes to the Collective Agreement. IAM District Lodge 78 Business Representative Eric Johnson explained that “the committee consisting of Steven Straub, Kumar Balkaran,

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IAM recognises excellence in organising

The IAM held its second International President’s Excellence in Organising Awards on 7 January, 2021. The awards were presented by Vinny Addeo, Director of Organising for the Grand Lodge and International President, Robert Martinez Jr. Winners were awarded via videoconferencing platform. Addeo opened by saying, “Under normal circumstances, we would

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