March 18, 2024

IAM Local Lodge 712 Members Vote to Strike Over "Unacceptable Offer"

Members at IAM Local Lodge 712 in the Mirabel plant, Quebec, have overwhelmingly rejected Airbus’ latest wage increase proposal and opted for a strike. Representing 1,300 out of 3,000 workers at Airbus’ Canadian plant, the members of Local 712 voted 99.6% against the contract and 98.9% in favour of striking. #IAMAW @MachinistsUnion Participation from members was over 80%. With their previous collective agreement expiring on December 31, the proposed three-year