October 2, 2019

“It’s a great day to organise!” - Sam Jabbar appointed Special Representative to Canadian Territory

Canadian General Vice-President Stan Pickthall announced the appointment of Sam Jabbar as Special Representative for the Canadian Territory, effective 1 November, 2019. Brother Jabbar joined the IAM in November 2000. He was elected as Recording Secretary for Local 2323 for two terms (6 years) before he took the leap into organising for his local and Air Transportation District 140 for a total of thirteen years. He has been a great

Members at Northside Toyota Embrace First Contract

2 October, 2019 For Immediate Release Sault Ste. Marie, ON – Members at Northside Toyota overwhelmingly accepted the tentative agreement this evening. This was their first contract after joining the IAM in November 2018. This agreement now covers all automotive service technicians, apprentices and parts department personnel. They are new members of Local Lodge 2332. “This first agreement brings with it solid pay grids with yearly increases, an IAM pension,

Local 905 members land smoothly into IAM Pension Plan, ratify agreement

01 October, 2019 For immediate release Ajax, ON – Members of IAM Local Lodge 905 (Safran Landing Systems) ratified a collective agreement on Sunday evening, bringing to a close a successful round of Bargaining. “Our members had a lot of questions about the IAM Multi-Employer Pension Plan,” said Gary Hynes, IAM Grand Lodge Representative, “but with the help of Neil Giroux, Grand Lodge Representative and Aerospace Coordinator; Ivana Saula, IAM

Transport Laberge Workers Ratify First Agreement

Montreal, QC – On 28 September, 2019, Transport Laberge workers overwhelmingly to accept their first contract, voting 98% in support of the deal. In the first year of the contract, workers will receive wage increases ranging from 1.6% to 7.29%, followed by annual increases ranging from the cost of living and the cost of living to an additional 0.5% for the last year. The workers had not had an increase