December 8, 2022

Kim Valliere Appointed Canadian Special Representative

IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. has appointed Kim Valliere as a Special Representative assigned to Ontario Canada starting January 1, 2023. Valliere will be responsible for providing service and support to our members in Ontario. A 32-year IAM member, Sister Valliere became a member of IAM Local Lodge 2330 (now Local Lodge 103) in 1990, when she was hired by Long Manufacturing (Dana Canada) in Cambridge, Ontario. She became

Select Luxury Items Tax - 2,000 jobs at risk in the Canadian aerospace sector

Press Release For immediate release Select Luxury Items Tax – 2,000 jobs at risk in the Canadian aerospace sector Montreal, December 8, 2022 – The Government of Canada’s Select Luxury Items Tax would threaten at least 2,000 direct jobs in the Canadian aerospace sector, according to Jacques Roy, professor in the Department of Logistics and Operations Management at HEC Montréal. The IAMAW is calling on the federal government to review the

Members of LL 235 at Mettler Toledo in the GTA ratify new agreement in hybrid vote

Toronto, ON – A hybrid vote resulted in the ratification of a new 3-year Collective Agreement for IAM Local Lodge 235 members working at Mettler Toledo. “Due to the efforts of the bargaining committee of Robert Gardner, Aaron Miller, and Chris Kelly, the membership was engaged throughout the process,” said Eric Johnston, IAM District 78 Business Representative. “These have been challenging times, but we met those challenges.” The efforts of