April 30, 2019

Disclosure of financial penalties key to Menzies deal!

Toronto, ON – Disclosure of financial penalties for not complying with the Greater Toronto Airport Authority’s (GTAA) new employee retention standards, is a stumbling block in bargaining talks between the IAM and Menzies Aviation. Speaking to delegates at a two-day International Transport Federation (ITF) conference in Toronto, IAM Transportation District Lodge General Chairperson Mike Corrado said the new standards are design to stem the problem of employee turnover for service

Employee turnover at Pearson reaches 160 per cent with contract flipping!

Toronto, ON – Contract flipping at Toronto’s Pearson Airport is so bad that the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA) has introduced a new set of employee retention standards for service providers who practice contract flipping. Speaking to delegates at a two day conference sponsored by the International Transport Federation and the Toronto Airport Workers Council, IAM Transportation District Lodge 140 General Chairperson Mike Corrado, said companies who practice contract flipping

Machinists sign gem of a deal with Geo-Tech Industries

Tuesday May 30, 2019   For Immediate Release   Crofton, B.C. – Members of IAM Local Lodge 456 have ratified a new collective agreement with Geo-Tech Industries Inc. “Our members are extremely happy with this agreement and it reflects the value of their expertise,” explained IAM District Lodge 250 Business Representative John Humphrey. The three-year agreement provides wage increases of 5 per cent in the first year, and 3 per