May 24, 2023

Essential Workplace Skills celebrated at IAM Local 835 in New Brunswick

Photo: LL835 members and management from Clow Canada Saint John, NB – The IAM extends a huge congratulations to our members of Local 835 at Clow Canada for completing their Workplace Essential Skills (WES) program. It is great to see our members get the support they need to feel empowered, safe, and recognised on the job. Matthew Barnable, Grand Lodge Representative said, “Diversity and inclusion are cornerstones of our values,

IAM represented at the ITF Civil Aviation Ground Staff Safety Group inaugural meeting

Representatives from the IAM attended the inaugural International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) Ground Staff Occupational Health and Safety working group meeting this week to discuss health and safety issues affecting ground staff at airports globally. This working group was an outcome of our Ground Staff Sub-Committee Meeting at the ITF Civil Aviation Conference held in Montreal last year. The main focus of this working group will be to identify major

IAM Canada frustrated in delay of approved Bill

Last week, IAM representatives met with the Federal Labour Minister O’Regan’s office about the delay in implementing bill C-86- Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No.2 and changes to Section 182.1-182.4 of the Canada Labour Code. The bill has not yet come into force, and is awaiting a date of effect to be assigned by an Order-In-Council. The IAM is frustrated at the length of time the bill has taken to be