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Meeting of Quebec Aerospace Industry  Key players with Minister Fitzgibbon - One more step in the right direction

For immediate release Meeting of Quebec Aerospace Industry Key players with Minister Fitzgibbon – One more step in the right direction Montreal, February 22 – Significant progress has been made in helping to relocate workers who will be affected by the abolition of 2500 positions announced by Bombardier last November. At the November 12 meeting, the machinists ‘ union had suggested to deploy ways to facilitate reclassification and provide training

The Machinists ' union meets the AIAC and Jean Charest - The future of the aerospace industry in Canada is in the hands of Ottawa

Montreal, February 21, 2019 – As part of the IAMAW’s ongoing efforts to raise public awareness on the state of the aerospace industry in Canada and the urgency required to maintain Canada’s global competitiveness, IAMAW representatives met with the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC), Jim Quick and the former premier of Quebec, Jean Charest. They were able to discuss their concerns and

A feature article on Local Lodge 1751 member Henry J. Langdon: An RCAF, industry and union pioneer

Local Lodge 1751 member Henry J. Langdon “Henry Langdon, recording secretary and secretary of workers education committee, speaks to members of Local Lodge 1751 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers in 1968 in Montreal, QC. IAMAW Photo” “February is Black History Month. This Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) article examines the challenges that several Black Canadians conquered to become members of the RCAF, their contributions to the

2018 1AM Newsletter & Website Contest

This is the official announcement of the 2018 1AM Newsletter & Website Contest. It is open to all local and district lodges in good standing, having publications that are regularly distributed or mailed to members and/or maintain regularly-updated 1AM websites. This contest will consider newsletters published between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018, and websites operating online during the judging period.

PharmaCare: Progress for Middle Class Families

#YourBudget Take the survey and share your ideas for Budget 2019 In recent years, many Canadians have expressed concern that their hard work may not be enough to ensure success for themselves, and for their children. The cost of living is a challenge for many Canadians. Growing populations, the rising cost of home ownership, and low supply of affordable rental housing in certain cities make it more challenging for Canadians

2019 IAM Photography Contest

DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM January 18, 2019 Subj: 2019 1AM Photography Contest To All District Lodge Presidents and Secretary-Treasurers, Local Lodge Presidents and Recording Secretaries, TCU Carmen Division Officers, National Representatives, Assistant National Representatives, and Local Lodge Officers Dear Brothers and Sisters: This is the official announcement of the 2019 1AM Photography Contest. It is open to all 1AM members in good standing. Entries should catch 1AM members at work

Useful Numbers 2019 - by Ivana Saula

PENSIONS                  OLD AGE SECURITY BENEFIT (Monthly, at age 65, January 2019) $ 601.45 (regardless of marital status) Adjusted quarterly to CPI (in January, April, July and October) OAS/GIS can be deferred up to 5 years (to age 70), with an increase of 0.60% for each month of deferral Following increases to CPI, OAS benefit will increase by 0.1% for the January to March 2019 quarter CANADA/QUEBEC PENSION PLAN (2019) Maximum

Make a stand to end modern slavery

25 million people in forced labour. $150 billion in illegal profits. Support the international treaty to help end modern slavery for good. Join 36,031 people who want to help end modern slavery I support ILO’s Protocol on Forced Labour SIGN UP WE HAVE THE CHANCE TO MAKE HISTORY The International Labour Organization’s Protocol on Forced Labour could restore hope and freedom to millions of people trapped in modern slavery. But

Take Part in the 2019 IAM Women’s Conference to ‘Unite the Fight’

November 9, 2018 Subj: 2019 Women’s Conference April 3 – 6, 2019 Bally’s Las Vegas To all 1AM Directing Business Representatives, Business Representatives , District Lodge Presidents, District Lodge Secretary-Treasurers, Local Lodge Presidents and Local Lodge Recording Secretaries in the United States and Canada: DOWNLOAD the Registration Form DOWNLOAD the Conference flyer Dear Brothers and Sisters: This will serve as the official call to the IAMAW’s 2019 Women’s Conference. Registration