May 4, 2018

IAM defeats CAWU in raid on Toronto Airport Screeners!

Toronto, ON – The IAM has successfully fought off a raid of Toronto Airport’s IAM Screeners by the Canadian Airport Workers Union (CAWU). “This was an attack on IAM members by a rogue union that was looking to Raid our membership at IAM Local 2921,” said IAM Canadian General Vice President Stan Pickthall. “Our IAM organizing team worked very hard on this campaign, and educated our membership on the value

Montréal Machinists expand again!

Friday May 4, 2018   For Immediate release   Montréal, QC – The IAM’s footprint in the Montréal aerospace cluster has expanded again. All 75 workers at Tékalia Aéronautik are the newest members of IAM Local Lodge 712. “We are pleased to welcome these new members to the big family of Machinists,” said IAM Local Lodge 712 President Yvon Paiement. “Improving work arrangements is teamwork, we look forward to working

Industriall Executive Committee calls for greater solidarity

02.05.2018 The need for solidarity to defend trade union rights and challenge violations in global supply chains underlined discussions at IndustriALL’s Executive Committee Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland on 26 and 27 April. The meeting heard from trade union leaders directly affected by government oppression in Belarus and Algeria. There were also calls to better implement global framework agreements (GFAs) in companies that violate fundamental workers’ rights. “We must use GFAs

Submit a nomination now for Canada's Volunteer Awards!

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for Canada’s Volunteer Awards! This is a great opportunity to recognize the important work of volunteers and to acknowledge that our country would not be the same without them. The call for nominations for Canada’s Volunteer Awards is now open until June 15, 2018. You are invited to: nominate an individual, a group, a not-for-profit organization or a socially responsible business