Machinists Sign Three-Year Deal with Pacific Chevrolet

  Thursday May 2, 2013     For Immediate Release   Port Alberni, BC – Members of IAM Local Lodge 1857 have ratified a new three-year collective agreement with Pacific Chevrolet (formerly Dennis Jonsson Motor Products).   The new agreement provides wage increases of 1 per cent in each of the first two years and 1.5 per cent in the third year. “With inflation currently running about half a per

Les Machinistes recrutement une première concession dans la région de Montréal!

  Mercredi 1er mai 2013   À publier immédiatement     Laval, QC – Le district 11 de l’AIM a fait œuvre de pionnier en recrutant récemment une première concession de véhicules dans la région de Montréal. Ainsi, les mécaniciens à l’emploi de Camions Rive-Nord sont devenus les plus récents membres à s’ajouter à la section locale 712 de l’AIM.   « Les conseillers juridiques de leur association du personnel

Machinists Organized First Dealership in Montréal Area!

  Thursday April 18, 2013     For Immediate Release     Laval, QC – IAM District Lodge 11 broke new ground when it recently organized its first automotive dealership in the Montréal area. Mechanics at International Rive-Nord Truck have become the newest members of IAM Local Lodge 712.   “We were approached by the legal counsel for their staff association regarding a possible merger,” explained IAM District Lodge 11

Les Machinistes concluent une nouvelle entente avec B.A. International Inc.!

  Mardi 9 avril 2013   À publier immédiatement     Ottawa, ON – Les membres de la section locale 412 de l’AIM ont ratifié une nouvelle convention collective de cinq ans avec B.A. International Incorporated.    La nouvelle entente concède une prime à la signature de 1 000 $ ainsi que des augmentations de salaire de 2 % la première année, de 2 % la deuxième année, de 2,5

Machinists Ink New Deal with B.A. International Incorporated!

  Tuesday April 9, 2013     For Immediate Release     Ottawa, ON – Members of IAM Local Lodge 412 have ratified a five-year collective agreement with B.A. International Incorporated.    The new agreement provides a $1,000.00 signing bonus and wage increases of 2 per cent in the first year, 2 per cent in the second year, 2.5 per cent in the third year, 2.5 per cent in the

Machinists Ratify with Servisair Vancouver!

  Tuesday April 9, 2013     For Immediate Release     Vancouver, BC – Members of IAM Local Lodge 16, employed by Servisair, has ratified a new collective agreement.    The three-year agreement provides wage increases of 1 per cent retroactive to September 1, 2012, in the first year, 3 per cent in the second year and 1 per cent in the third year. The agreement also provides a

New Contract means Job Security for AOSS Workers!

  Wednesday April 3, 2013   For Immediate Release   Toronto, ON – A new contract awarded to Airport Operational Support Services at Toronto’s Pearson Airport, means job security for 170 members of IAM Local Lodge 2323. “Contract renewal for employers always makes workers a bit nervous so this is great news for our members knowing that they will have job security for the next three years,” explained IAM District

Machinists Expand at Swissport Canada

  Montréal, QC – One hundred thirty Passenger Service Department employees of Swissport Canada Handling Incorporated at Pierre Eliot Trudeau International Airport have joined the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM).   “We organized 60 Swissport ramp workers here five years ago,” explained IAM District Lodge 140 Organizer Robert Savoie. “The Passenger Service employees were looking for better working conditions and a better salary. They saw how well

Machinists Ratify New Agreement with Filamat Composites Inc.

      Tuesday March 26, 2013   For Immediate Release   Mississauga, On –The 40 members of IAM Local Lodge 1922 employed by Filamat Composites Inc. have ratified a new three-year collective agreement.   The agreement provides for wage increases of 2.5% in the first year, 2.5% in the second year, and 2% in the third year. Other monetary improvements include a $ .05 per hour pension increase in

Ministry of Labour Key to Deal with Arnprior Aerospace!

    Monday March 11, 2013   For Immediate Release   Arnprior, ON – The memberships of both IAM Local Lodge 1542 divisions (Office & Technical and Production & Maintenance) have ratified new collective agreements with Arnprior Aerospace, designed to enhance the security of lodge membership and address competitive issues.   “Past bargaining events were characterized as adversarial and unproductive in the end result,” said IAM Grand Lodge Representative Bill