March 7, 2017

Five Federal By-elections this spring

There will be five federal be-elections this spring held on April 3, 2017. Two of the ridings, Calgary Heritage and Calgary Midnapore are in Alberta, Markham-Thornhill and Ottawa-Vanier are in Ontario with Saint-Laurent in Quebec. Adavanced voting days are March 24, 25,26 and 27, 2017. All Machinists members resident in these ridings are encouraged to exorcise their democratic right and cast their vote. -30- Share/PartagezFacebookTwitterPrintemail

Strike Looms at Superior Nissan!

Tuesday March 7, 2017   For Immediate Release   Sault Ste. Marie, ON – Picket lines may go up outside Superior Nissan, Superior Custom Detailing and Superior Used Cars on March 20th and it may not stop there. “The employer and their legal counsel have been uncooperative in negotiations thus far,” explained Ralph Martin, Grand Lodge Representative for the International Association of Machinists – IAM. “We have a 100 per

2017 International Women’s Day

On March 8, the world will celebrate International Women’s Day, a day to mark the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also calls for actions to be taken to address the unresolved issue of gender parity. Women are playing an ever increasing and meaningful role in our Union at all levels. The IAM is stronger when all united voices are at the bargaining table. There are