March 3, 2020

IAM Stands Solidly Behind Team Unite CLC 2020

The Canadian Machinists (IAM) have added their name to the ever-growing list of supporters for #TeamUniteCLC. “I am pleased to stand in Rock Solid support of #TeamUniteCLC – Bea Bruske, Lily Chang, and Siobhan Vipond. These are three strong sisters who will work to bring the Canadian Labour Congress together and make it stronger for all workers across Canada,” said IAM General Vice-President Stan Pickthall. “There are many challenges ahead

GVP Pickthall visits IAM Local Lodge 412 in Kanata, ON

25 February, 2020 Stan Pickthall, IAM Canadian General Vice-President, Gord Falconer, IAM Chief-of-Staff, Gary Hynes, Grand Lodge Representative and Derek Ferguson, Special Representative all visited an IAM workplace – AstenJohnson, located in Kanata, ON, a suburb of Ottawa, now a part of Ottawa. “It’s humbling to see out members exhibit so much skill and pride in what they do. The final product leaving the facility speaks not only to the

Four-year agreement for Local Lodge 16 Members at Securiguard

Members of IAMAW Local Lodge 16 have ratified their fourth collective agreement with Securiguard at Vancouver International Airport. Overall, there was a 3% wage increase per year for the four-year contract, a signing bonus of $250.00 for part-time members and $500.00 for full-time members, paid parking agreement, an increase to vacation time after 15 years and improvements on scheduling work hours and shifts. The 213 members who provide security at