COV IAM Fights Back

GENDERED IMPACTS OF COVID-19

June 22, 2020 7:00-8:30 p.m. EST Bluejeans Virtual Discussion Looking forward to “seeing” you there! Dial in: +1.866.599.3622(Canada Toll-Free) +1.438.788.3021(Canada French) Meeting ID:593 313 714 Join us for a discussion about the importance of a “she-covery” to the Canadian economy in the post-pandemic environment. We will also discuss the “Jobs Worth Fighting For” document and determine workplace and political priorities. Whether you are currently working or laid off, we want

Communications in challenging times – IAM Canada steps up again

14 June, 2020 – IAM Canada conducted five video conference Local Lodge President Meetings from June 1 – 10, 2020. The meetings were regionally attended: the Atlantic, Western, Manitoba and Ontario, the Greater Toronto Area and Quebec regions were all represented. The meetings were conducted via Bluejeans, a videoconferencing platform, with in excess of 20 participants on each call. Organized by the Canadian office in order to outreach our communications, General Vice-President Stan

WestJet Workers - Letter to Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. May 29, 2020

Letter to Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. May 29, 2020 May 29, 2020 By Email: justin.trudeau@parl.gc.ca Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Dear Mr. Prime Minister, I’m writing you on behalf of 36,000 members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW), and thousands of our members in the air transportation

MACHINISTS UNION CALLS OUT AIR CANADA OVER “ABANDONMENT OF WORKERS”

May 19, 2020 — For Immediate Release “Air Canada needs to come to the table and maintain its employees on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program.” This is the message from General Vice President Stan Pickthall, of Air Canada’s largest Union. As the Union representing over 10,000 Union members at Air Canada, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW), is calling out the corporation for its abandonment

Stan Pickthall - Letter to Calin Rovinescu - Extension of CEWS

May 13, 2020 Sent by email Air Canada 7373 Côte Vertu West St. Laurent, QC H4S 1Z3 Attention: Calin Rovinescu, Chief Executive Officer Dear Mr. Rovinescu: Re: Extension of Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Program I am writing to follow up on my email dated March 31, 2020, in which I urged Air Canada to participate fully in the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program, which had at that time been

Pickthall letter to Ministers Morneau and Garneau

May 7, 2020 By email:   bill.morneau@parl.gc.ca marc.garneau@parl.gc.ca The Honourable Bill Morneau, P.C., M.P. Minister of Finance House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 The Honourable Marc Garneau, P.C., M.P. Minister of Transport House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 Dear Honourable Ministers Morneau and Garneau, Re:      Extension of Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy I’m writing you on behalf of 36,000 members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW)