April 5, 2017

SIGN OUR PETITION - IAM Still Determined in Opposing Privatizing Canadian Airports

I recently came across an article about Pearson Airport’s hope for ownership change. The article reveals a hope by the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) management to privatize part of the airport’s operations. Since the Emerson Report was released by the Federal Government in June 2016, the IAM has been very clear in our opposition to the privatization of Canadian airports and have provided a position paper to the Government which

28 April - Day of Mourning for Person’s Killed or Injured in the Workplace

April 28th is designated by Royal Statute as, a ‘Day of Mourning for Person’s Killed or Injured in the Workplace’. The Statute declares that, “it is desirable that Canadians should designate a day of mourning to remember workers killed, disabled or injured in the workplace and workers afflicted with industrial disease.” This day is critical to public awareness and support of our collective efforts to save worker lives. The sad

IAM-NSGEU ratify first agreement

Wednesday April 4, 2017 For Immediate Release Dartmouth, NS – The Nova Scotia Government Employees Union – NSGEU – unit of IAM Local Lodge 2797 have overwhelmingly ratified their first collective agreement. The three-year agreement provides wage increases of 1.5 per cent in the first year retroactive to January 1, 2015 and 1.5 per cent in the second retroactive to January 1, 2016 and 1.5 percent in the third year