April 24, 2018

IAM VP nominated for NDP in Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte

Barrie, ON – IAM Local Lodge 2323 Vice President Dan Janssen has been nominated as the NDP candidate in the upcoming June 7th provincial election in the new riding of Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte. This is Janssen’s first venture into politics. He has been a strong activist within the IAM for the $15 and Fairness campaign as well as a strong advocate for Worker’s Rights for our union and all workers at Toronto

Machinists ink new agreement with Dana Canada

Monday April 23, 2018   For Immediate Release   Cambridge, ON – Members of IAM Local Lodge 103 have ratified a new collective agreement with Dana Canada. “We tried to make improvements for our members while keeping an eye on the automotive marketplace,” explained IAM District 78 Directing Business Representative Derek Ferguson. “The increases given to our millwrights is a case in point. The rates were not competitive with others

Machinists ink new deal with Berry Global

Monday April 23, 2018   For Immediate release North Bay, On – Members of IAM Local Lodge 2922 have ratified a new multi-year agreement with Berry Global. The agreement provides wage increases of 1.5 per cent in the first year retroactive to March 1, 2018 and 2 per cent in years 2, 3 and 4 respectively. Other agreement highlights include: Progression between classifications reduced from 24 months to one year