October 3, 2018

Canada's 2nd most attractive aerospace manufacturing destination in the world

Montreal, QC –Price Waterhouse Coopers’ latest report on the aerospace manufacturing sector estimates that Canada is the second best place in the world to implement this type of industry. Only the United States leads Canada ahead of countries like Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Last year, Canada finished 5th. The Machinists’ Union sees this as a sign of the quality of the work done by the workers

St-Laurent High School students Take Flight!

St. Laurent, QC – Thanks to the financial participation of Bombardier Aerospace, St-Laurent Economic Development and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) as well as many partners, students from St-Laurent High School will benefit, starting this fall, from the extracurricular Aeronautical Training Program (ATP), provided at no charge during the entire school year. Forty-five students at St Laurent will soon learn to fly on a flight simulator

Machinists ratify agreement with UTAS

Wednesday October 3, 2018   For Immediate Release   Montréal, QC – Members of IAM Local Lodge 712 have ratified a new collective agreement with UTAS. The three-year agreement provides wage increases of 2.25 per cent in year one and 2.25 per cent in year two and 2.5 per cent in year three. Other agreement highlights include: In recognition of seniority, workers with more than 12 months service receive a