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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

Les Machinistes concluent une nouvelle entente avec Bombardier!

  Lundi 25 février 2013 À publier immédiatement   North Bay, ON – Les membres de la section locale 2412 de l’AIMTA ont ratifié une nouvelle convention collective de trois ans avec Bombardier Aéronautique.   « Cette ronde de négociations a permis d’accoucher de plusieurs bonifications contractuelles, dont une protection des emplois contre l’impartition et de meilleures dispositions de mise à pied selon l’ancienneté », explique Gary Hynes, représentant pour la Grande

Machinists Ink New Deal with Bombardier!

  Monday February 25, 2013 For Immediate Release     North Bay, ON – Members of IAM Local Lodge 2412 have ratified a new three-year collective agreement with Bombardier Aerospace.   “This round of bargaining produced several language improvements including job protection from outsourcing and better layoff seniority provisions,” explained IAM Grand Lodge Representative Gary Hynes.   The agreement provides a $900.00 signing bonus in the first year, and wage

Les Machinistes réalisent des gains considérables du côté de GKN!

    Lundi 25 février 2013 À publier immédiatement   St. Thomas, ON – Les membres de la section locale 1975 de l’AIM ont réalisé des gains pécuniaires et contractuels considérables en s’entendant sur de nouvelles conventions collectives de quatre ans avec GKN Sinter Metals Inc.   L’AIMTA gère deux conventions collectives avec cet employeur : l’une pour les employés horaires et l’autre pour le personnel de bureau et le personnel

Machinists make Significant Gains at GKN!

    Monday February 25, 2013   For Immediate Release   St. Thomas, ON – Members of IAM Local Lodge 1975 made significant monetary and contract language gains in their new four-year collective agreements with GKN Sinter Metals Incorporated.   The IAMAW represents all hourly employees under one agreement and the office and tech under another agreement.   “The bargaining team produced significant contract language changes and a good wage

Edmonton Machinists Ratify Servisair Agreement!

  Tuesday February 19, 2013 For Immediate Release   Edmonton, AB – Members of IAM Local Lodge 1681 have ratified a new collective agreement with Servisair Canada Incorporated. There are eight other collective agreements between the IAM and Servisair due for renewal this year across Canada.   “This is the first of nine agreements to be negotiated with Servisair this year and our goal is to improve the standard of

Machinists Expand Membership at Fairfield Inn!

  Tuesday February 12, 2013   For Immediate Release   Brampton, ON – More workers at the Fairfield Inn in Brampton have decided to join the IAM.   “We have already organized the housekeeping staff at this facility and were approached by the remaining workers who wanted union representation,” explained IAM District Lodge 78 Business Representative Derek Ferguson. “They see how much the housekeeping staff have benefited by becoming IAM

Machinists Ratify with Schmolz Bikenbach!

  Monday February 11, 2013   For Immediate Release   Mississauga, ON – Members of IAM Local Lodge 1922 have ratified a new collective agreement with Schmolz Bikenbach Canada.   “There is a significant increase in the amount the employer will now pay toward the cost of the employee benefit package and this was vital in obtaining an agreement,” explained IAM District Lodge 78 Directing Business Representative Paul Mitchell.  

Air Canada Court Decision Proves we were Right!

  Thursday February 7, 2013   For Immediate Release   Toronto, ON – “The court decision handed down this week ordering Air Canada to maintain repair and overhaul operations in Canada proves we were right all along,” said a pleased Dave Ritchie, IAM General Vice President.   On Monday, the Quebec Superior Court sided with the Quebec government’s contention that Air Canada was obligated to do their maintenance work in

Machinists Ink New Agreement with Autoliv Canada

  Tuesday January 29, 2013   For Immediate Release   Markham, ON – The members of IAM Local Lodge 2113 have ratified a new collective agreement with Autoliv Canada Inc.   The three-year agreement provides wage increases for tier one workers of 2 per cent in the first year, 2.25 per cent in the second year and 2.5 per cent in the third year. Tier two employees receive a 2.5