March 7, 2018

CLC Staff Representatives Join IAM

Wednesday March 7, 2018   For Immediate Release Toronto, On – Members of the Canadian Union of Labour Representatives, employed by the Canadian Labour Congress, are the newest members of the IAM. “We are delighted that the 46 Canadian Labour Congress Staff Representatives have decided to join a progressive international union, the IAM,” said IAM Canadian General Vice President Stan Pickthall. “The IAM prides itself on being a grassroots organization

The Machinists grow again in Montréal

Wednesday March 7, 2018 For Immediate Release Montréal, QC – Canada’s largest airport union, the IAM, is growing again, with 250 new members at Swissport Canada at Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport in Montréal. “The IAM welcomes all of these new members to their union,” said IAM Canadian General Vice President Stan Pickthall. “These workers sought out the IAM to be their union of choice. Our reputation for providing good

23 Days of Action to Stop Gender-Based Violence

35% of women – 818 million women globally – over the age of 15 have experienced sexual or physical violence at home, in their communities or in the workplace. (Source: World Health Organisation) THE CAMPAIGN There can be no decent work with violence at work. Yet there is still no law at the international level that sets a baseline for taking action to eradicate violence and harassment. Gender-based violence remains