December 2022

The IAM's commitment to supporting women break glass ceilings

The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day, commemorates the anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre, in which fourteen women were murdered and ten others injured in the name of “fighting feminism”. Every year on December 6th, as we remember the senseless tragedy and tragic loss of 14 young women with bright futures, the IAM reaffirms our commitment to supporting

New Agreement in “The Soo” at Northside Toyota

5 December, 2022 Sault Ste. Marie, ON – Members of Automotive Local 2332 working at Northside Toyota in Sault Ste Marie ratified a new agreement last Friday, that has raised the bar for dealerships in the Soo. IAM Representative Scott Jackson stated that “these brothers stuck together, and were prepared to strike if they didn’t get a great contract. The negotiations committee of Dan Pezzutto and Mike Malinowski were solid and

The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

It has been over 30 years since the murder of 14 young women at Polytechnique Montréal (December 6, 1989). This act of violent misogyny shook our country and led Parliament to designate December 6 as The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women.On December 6, we remember: Geneviève Bergeron Hélène Colgan Nathalie Croteau Barbara Daigneault Anne-Marie Edward Maud Haviernick Maryse Laganière Maryse Leclair Anne-Marie Lemay Sonia Pelletier

Virtual meetings in 2 locations meant a great deal to IAM Local 2413 at Bearskin Airlines

25 November, 2022 Thunder Bay and Sioux Lookout, ON – On Friday Nov 25th, IAM Local 2413 ratified a new 3-year Collective Bargaining Agreement with Bearskin Airlines Ramp at the Thunder Bay and Sioux Lookout airports. These 13 members of IAM Local 2413 ratified their deal with a 73% acceptance vote. The following is a list of most of the improvements to the current Collective Agreement: Increased wage scales and