Toronto, ON – “Air Canada must come clean on the issue of an increased cap on pensionable earnings for our members,” demanded IAM Transportation District 140 President and Directing General Chairperson Fred Hospes.
Montreal, QC – IAM Canadian General Vice President Stan Pickthall is a busy man these days — crossing the country to meet with members, hearing their concerns, and getting a better feel for the pulse of the union. This week it began in Montreal, with site visits to Air Canada, AJ Walters and Lockheed Martin.
Toronto, ON – Members of IAM Local Lodge 2323 have ratified a new five-year collective agreement with TBH Services at Toronto Pearson Airport.
“At the bargaining table we advocated for better wages and a pension plan, and we were successful,” explained IAM District Lodge 140 General Chairperson Tal Rayat. “These workers have never had a pension plan and now they will have the IAM multi-employer pension plan starting in 2018. That was a key ingredient in the ratification.”
Surrey, BC – Members of IAM Local Lodge 692 have ratified a new three-year collective agreement with Cullen Diesel Power LTD.
The new agreement provides wage increases of 4.67 per cent in the first year, 2 per cent in second year and 3 per cent in the third year bringing the hourly rate $41.12. Other agreement highlights include: