February 14, 2024

It Pays to Belong: IAM Pension Plan Delivers for Members

The Multi-Employer Pension Plan (MEPP), a plan that covers members in federally regulated workplaces, will see benefit increases!   Due to the plan’s stability and performance, in addition to market conditions, the Trustees, based on the advice of the Plan’s Actuary, have decided to provide this benefit increase. Even after providing this increase, the plan’s financial position remains strong and is expected to stay that way in the future. It’s

Ontario Repeals Bill 124: A New Era for Public Sector Compensation

Applauding the Ontario Court of Appeal’s rejection of the Ford government’s appeal, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) hailed the final nail in the coffin of Bill 124. This controversial legislation, which capped public sector worker wage increases at 1% annually for three years, had been deemed unconstitutional by the Superior Court in 2022. The IAM views this verdict as a victory for collective bargaining rights and

Artificial Intelligence Workers in Chicago Move to Join IAM Union

8 February, 2024 CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2024 – A majority of lab workers at a downtown Chicago artificial intelligence biotech lab have filed to join the IAM Union. A group of 400 Tempus AI lab workers who use AI to research diseased cells filed with the regional National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday, Feb. 6 to join the IAM Union (International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers). Lab workers are seeking