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Solidarity works: jailed union leader freed in Kazakhstan

The ITUC welcomes the release of Erlan Baltabay, leader of the Independent Oil and Energy Workers’ Union by special decree of the new President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In July this year Erlan Baltabay was sentenced to 7 years in prison under forged charges that the international labour movement condemned as

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IAM District 78 News

IAM District 78 Takes Action at Toronto Labour Day Parade

On Monday, September 2, 2019, more than 20,000 union members, including more than 125 from IAM, and our labour allies took to the streets in the annual Labour Toronto Day Parade. The parade, a fixture in Toronto since 1872, recognizes the labour movement’s ongoing fight for justice, both inside and

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IAM Canada News

ARE LONG WORK HOURS AFFECTING YOUR HEALTH?

A recent study found people who regularly work long hours had a higher risk of stroke, especially those who’ve done so for 10 years or more. This research, published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke, analyzed data on the working hours of more than 140,000 people in France. The

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IAM Canada News

Canadian Workers Celebrate 148th Anniversary of Labour Day

2 September, 2019 Toronto – Approximately 100 IAM members participated in Labour’s annual Labour Day parade. The 148th anniversary of this special day to celebrate workers and our accomplishments was celebrated with music, bands and much discussion as to labour’s path ahead in these challenging times. The total number of

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IAM Canada News

What Does a Modernized Canada Labour Code Look Like? A Lot Like The Old One!

By: Ivana SaulaResearch Director, Canada Just as unions prepared to celebrate Labour Day, the federal government announced the implementation of several changes to the Canada Labour Code. The Liberal federal government has shown its ideological leanings by failing to truly modernize the Code. Despite consultations with unions, and regardless of

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IAM Canada News

Another 100 percent win for IAM members

Photo – Maurice Shyntak – Lead Hand, Shop Steward, Bargaining Committee representative, 28+ years with the company, and has been with the union for over 25 years since the members joined the IAM on May 27th 1993.Brian Alguire – Lead Hand, Union Steward, Bargaining Committee Repressive, 20+ Years with both

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