September 13, 2017

IAM joins rally to protest Boeing court battle with Bombardier

Montréal, QC – More than 150 IAM members joined other unionized workers in a rally and March through the streets of Montréal to the US consulate to protest Boeing Aircraft’s court battle with Bombardier.   Boeing has filed trade tribunal complaints and taken court action against Bombardier over the sale of 75 C-Series 100 commercial airliners to Delta Airlines. Boeing accuses Bombardier of being heavily subsidized by the Canadian and

Alliance Engineering Works ratify with Machinists

Wednesday September 13, 2017 For Immediate Release Victoria, B.C. – Alliance Engineering Works has a new collective agreement with the members of IAM Local Lodge 456. The three-year agreement provides wage increases of 2.1 per cent in the first year and 2 per cent in the second and third year respectively. The second and third year of the agreement also has Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) protection of 2.5 per

Strike threat produces deal at Three Point Motors!

Wednesday September 13, 2017 For Immediate release Victoria, BC – The threat of strike action by members of IAM Local Lodge 456 led to a last minute agreement with Three Point Motors in Victoria and Nanaimo, BC. “The company was not willing to pay retroactive wages for this agreement and that was made clear in its last offer,” explained IAM District Lodge 250 Business Representative John Humphrey. “This refusal galvanized