September 2, 2020

Filamat members ratify agreement, new and improved

29 August, 2020 For immediate release Mississauga, ON – IAM Local 1922 members at Filamat Composites ratified a new contract over the weekend. In addition to wage increases, the members will receive an increase to pension, more paid sick days and health benefits. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges in the world of contracts: the need to physically distance while meeting, bargaining with the employer and then ratifying the

Strengthening solidarity by reconnecting – in person!

02 September, 2020 For immediate release Mississauga, ON – IAM Locals 2413 and 2323 held their first in-person meetings since March of this year – just as the COVID-19 pandemic was gaining full force. Both meetings were held at the Local 2323 union hall. The afternoon started at 4:00 pm with LL2413 meeting with all the proper physical distancing protocols observed. Due to the pandemic-related layoffs, members from many employers