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IAM District 78 News

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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IAM Local Lodge 235 Members at Markham Acura Ratify New Two-Year Agreement

IAM Local Lodge 235 members at Markham Acura recently ratified a new two-year agreement. Highlights include annual wages increases, increases to certification premiums, language improvements to paid sick leave, and the introduction of a pension plan. IAM District 78 Business Representative Eric Johnson noted that “the negotiations committee, James Kerr and Muhittin Ciplak,

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OECTA Toronto Office Staff Vote to Join IAM

The office staff for the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OCETA) in Toronto voted this week to join the IAM. The new members had heard good things about the IAM and voted 100% to join. “This is the third teacher union group to join us and we are looking forward

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