Machinists’ News

Submission by Dave Ritchie to the Senate Concerning Bill C-33, An Act to provide for the continuation and resumption of air service operations.

14 March, 2012 Submission by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers to the Senate Concerning Bill C-33, An Act to provide for the continuation and resumption of air service operations. On behalf of the International Association on Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW), we would like to thank the Committee for giving us the opportunity to express our views on Bill C-33. As the union representing the 8,600 members

International Women’s Day • March 8, 2012 • 101st IWD

International Women’s DayMarch 8, 2012101st IWD Whether we use the words celebrate or commemorate; IWD is to recognize the role that Women have played in society to move social justice issues, family issues, and labour issues forward to better everyone. Some would say that Women have achieved equality, that we no longer have to recognize women as a disadvantaged group in society.  We know that statistics show that World wide

International Women's Day 2012 Strong Women, Strong Canada – Women in Rural, Remote and Northern Communities: Key to Canada's Economic Prosperity

International Women’s Day 2012Strong Women, Strong Canada –Women in Rural, Remote and Northern Communities: Key to Canada’s Economic Prosperity Women across Canada are as diverse as the communities they live in.  This year’s theme for International Women’s Day and International Women’s Week celebrates women’s roles in the economic prosperity of rural, remote and Northern regions. Canada covers a total area 9,984,670 square kilometres. It is home to 17.4 million women

 Machinists Show their Displeasure with Air Canada!

Click to play the video Toronto, ON – Dissatisfaction by members of the IAMAW over the state of negotiations with Air Canada became public Friday morning at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. Hundreds of members from IAMAW Local Lodge 2323, the largest union local at Air Canada protested outside Air Canada hangars. The members across Canada showed their frustration earlier this week when they rejected a tentative agreement and gave their