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Machinists Ratify with Pinawa

Tuesday February 4, 2014     For Immediate Release     Pinawa, MB – Members of IAM Local Lodge 608 have ratified a new collective agreement with the Local Government District of Pinawa.   “The members knew what they wanted and they achieved it,” explained IAM District Lodge 181 Directing Business Representative Wayne Relf. “They were satisfied with their current benefits package and felt wage increases was the way to

Machinists Ratify with Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre

Monday January 27, 2014   For Immediate Release     Toronto, ON – Members of IAM Local Lodge 1295 have ratified a new collective agreement with the Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre.   The two-year agreement provides a lump sum payment in the first year retroactive to October 13, 2013 and a wage increase in the second year will be determined following an arbitration award. The agreement also provides improvements to

Machinists Ratify New Agreement with Glen Oak Ford

Wednesday January 22, 2014     For Immediate Release   Victoria, BC – Members of IAM Local Lodge 1857 have ratified a new collective agreement with Glen Oak Ford.    “The main issue was parity with Wheaton Chevrolet, another Machinist work place located in the same block at Glen Oak Ford,” explained IAM District Lodge 250 Business Representative Alastair Haythornthwaite.  “The two contracts were one year out of sync and

Machinists Expand Again in Health Care Sector

Wednesday January 22, 2014   For Immediate Release     Hamilton, ON – Fifty Patient Transfer Attendants employed by Event Medical are the newest members of IAM Local Lodge 1295.    Event Medical was purchased by Spectrum Patient Services (formerly Ontario Patient Transfer) on January 10, 2014. The IAM represents more than 250 employees at Spectrum.   Event Medical provides non-ambulatory patient transfer service in Hamilton and the Niagara Region. 

Machinists Ratify First Agreement with Keewatin Air

Monday January 13, 2014     For Immediate Release     Winnipeg, MB – Members of IAM Local Lodge 2247 have ratified their first collective agreement with Keewatin Air.   The two-year agreement provides the following wage increases for Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) according to their home base of operations:   Winnipeg AME – $ .55/hour in the first year and $ .50/hour in the second year Iqaluit, Churchill or

Keewatin Air Pilots Join IAM!

Monday January 13, 2014     For Immediate Release     Winnipeg, MB – Fifty pilots employed by Keewatin Air have joined IAM Local Lodge 2247. This is the second group of Keewatin employees to join the IAM – twenty-five mechanics and parts personnel were organized in 2012.   “It was quite simple really,” explained IAM District Lodge 181 Directing Business Representative Wayne Relf. “The pilots talked with the mechanics

Machinists Ratify with Wajax Power Systems

Tuesday January 7, 2014   For Immediate Release     Edmonton, AB – Members of IAM Local Lodge 1722 have ratified a new collective agreement with Wajax Power Systems Limited (formerly Waterous Power Systems) by a margin of 88 per cent.   The three-year agreement provides wages increase of 4 per cent in the first year and 4.25 per cent in the second and third year respectively. Other agreement highlights

IAM Donates Big Time to CLC’s Oxfam Typhoon Haiyan Appeal!

Friday December 20, 2013   For Immediate Release     Toronto, ON – Robert Fox, Executive Director for Oxfam Canada, gave his heartfelt thanks to the IAM for its gift of $50,000.00 to support Oxfam’s response to Typhoon Haiyan. “Your generous donation as part of the Canadian Labour Congress appeal in support of the people of the Philippines, will allow us to scale up our response to the devastation,” said

Les Machinistes ratifient une entente avec Anvil International

Mercredi 18 décembre 2013   À publier immédiatement     Simcoe, ON – Les membres de la section locale 103 de l’AIM ont ratifié une nouvelle convention collective avec Anvil International Canada.   L’entente d’une durée de cinq ans prévoit des augmentations de salaire de 3 % les première et deuxième années, de 2,5 % les troisième et quatrième années et de 3 % la cinquième année. Voici un autre

Machinists Ratify with Anvil International

Wednesday December 18, 2013     For Immediate Release     Simcoe, ON – Members of IAM Local Lodge 103 have ratified a new collective agreement with Anvil International Canada.   The five-year agreement provides wage increases of 3 per cent in the first and second year, 2.5 per cent in the third and fourth year and 3 per cent in the fifth year. Other agreement highlights include : • Increased