March 4, 2019

Swissport starting wage surpasses Air Canada with new agreement!

Tuesday March 5, 2019 For Immediate Release Ottawa, ON – “It’s very difficult to ask a service company to pay a starting wage that’s greater than the wage offered by the industry leader, but we did and we were successful,” explained IAM Transportation District Lodge 140 General Chairperson Michael Corrado. “Our Ottawa Swissport members now have a starting wage that’s $1.25 an hour greater than the starting wage at Air

Ottawa invests over $2 billion in our space program

Ottawa, ON – Hot on the heels of the CLC and IAM lobby on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, the Liberal government announced an historic $2 billion funding plan for Canadian partnership in the NASA-led Lunar Gateway program (known as the Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway (LOP-G). While the IAM can’t take credit for the surprise announcement, we know that having a strong and consistent presence in Ottawa brings results in interesting ways.