March 25, 2024

IAM Executive Council supports members at Local Lodge 712 working at Airbus Canada

In an IAM Executive Council meeting in Chicago, IL, the entire Council took the time to show support for the IAM members undergoing difficult negotiations. “Every single IAM member across North America stands behind our members in Local Lodge 712,” said Brian Bryant, IAM International President. “What they are demanding is only fair and just. All Council members are behind you. Stay Strong! The members in the Mirabel plant in

IAMAW Supports Peel Region Labour Council and shows up in force

The IAM came out in large numbers in support of fundraising efforts by the Peel Region Labour Council. This year, 38 sisters from the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area attended to show unity and solidarity Each year, IAM Canada’s numbers grow and it’s invigorating to see new faces among attendees. Among attendees were veteran members with 55 years of membership, and those just starting out. Those attending for the first

New Collective Agreement for LL235 members at Outedge Media

March 2025 – Recently the members of IAM Local 235 working at Outedge Media, ratified a new 3-year agreement. In addition to annual wage increases, improvements were made to the RRSP plan, vision care, safety boots and outdoor clothing. “The negotiations committee of Alex McClay and Ryan Bell stuck to the important issues and made a huge difference in these negotiations”, said IAM District 78 Union Representative Roy Bhansingh. Outedge Media is located in Toronto, and

Remembering: On This Day - 25 March

Remembering: On This Day25 March Toronto printers strike for the 9-hour day in what is believed to be Canada’s first major strike – 1872 Fire at New York’s Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, 146 workers killed.A fire at New York’s Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, a disaster that would launch a national movement for safer working conditions – 1911 (Triangle: The Fire that Changed America: International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery