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Machinists Union secures 6000 jobs in air transport restructuring

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Machinists Union secures 6000 jobs in air transport restructuring WINNIPEG – Dave Ritchie, Canadian Vice President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and Ron Fontaine, President of the IAM’ Air Transport District today announced a major breakthrough in its campaign to secure worker protection in the ongoing air transport restructuring process. The union has secured an agreement with Air Canada that, if it

Machinists Union Leadership to Testify at Commons Transport Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Machinists Union Leadership to Testify at Commons Transport Committee OTTAWA – Dave Ritchie, Canadian Vice President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), will outline the union’s position on air transport restructuring in an appearance before the House of Commons Transport Committee today (Tuesday, November 16) at 5 p.m. in Room 237-C of the Centre Block. The Machinists Union, Canada’s largest air transport union,

Machinists Union sends air transport restructuring video message to MP’s and Senators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Machinists Union sends air transport restructuring video message to MP’s and Senators OTTAWA – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) has sent a video message outlining the union’s position on the restructuring of Canada’s air transport industry to Parliament’s MP’s and Senators. The video — Restructuring Air Transport: the Human Dimension / Le côté humain de la restructuration du transport aérien.– depicts IAM members

Machinists Union Responds To Air Canada Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MACHINISTS UNION RESPONDS TO AIR CANADA ANNOUNCEMENT TORONTO – Dave Ritchie, Canadian Vice President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM ) today responded to the air transport restructuring plan announced by Air Canada. Ritchie issued the following statement: “The Air Canada proposal provides a significant contribution to the discussions about the future of our air transport industry. We hope that it is a step