July 11, 2018

Order of 60 A220-300 Aircraft by Jet Blue good news for Québec

Wednesday July 11, 2018 For Immediate release Washington, DC – “This order puts us in a good position to secure the jobs of Québec aerospace workers,” said IAM Quebec coordinator David Chartrand. “Even though the confirmation of the change in the name of the program (The name of the C-Series -300 was changed to A220-300 on July 10th by Airbus which officially took majority stake in the C-series program at

Gerlach appointed to United Way of Lower Mainland Board

Vancouver, BC – IAM Northwest District 250 Directing Business Representative Walter Gerlach has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the United Way of the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. “I’m honoured to be asked to join the board,” said Gerlach. “I’m excited to be part of the new direction of the United Way of the Lower Mainland announced at the recent annual general meeting. Serving the needs of

Machinists ratify new deal with Highland Ford

Wednesday July 11, 2018   For Immediate Release   Sault Ste. Marie, ON – Members of IAM Local Lodge 2332 have ratified a new collective agreement with Highland Ford. The multi-year agreement provides wage increases of 2.5 per cent in each year. Other agreement highlights include: 2 per cent increases in pension contributions over the life of the agreement Improved vision care benefits Improved life insurance benefits The 26 members