May 22, 2024

Honouring Unsung Heroes of the Skies: Celebrating Aviation Maintenance Technician Day #IAMAW

The 24th of May commemorates Charles Edward Taylor, the first aviation mechanic, who built and maintained the engine for the Wright brothers’ first powered flight in 1903. Taylor’s legacy is a testament to the profound impact maintenance technicians have on aviation safety and innovation. Every year on this day, the aviation industry pauses to honour the crucial role of its behind-the-scenes heroes: the Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMTs). Aviation Maintenance Technician

New deal for LL2332 members working at Superior Nissan in The Soo

The 20 members of IAM Union Local 2332 working at Superior Nissan in Sault Ste Marie (The Soo), recently voted for a new collective agreement. In addition to annual wage increases, the members saw improvements to the safety boot allowance, vacation, lower co-pay for health insurance and a new vision care plan. Our members service, maintain and detail Nissan vehicles in the Soo. The IAM represents members at Superior Dodge,

The challenges were there, but we got a fair collective agreement - Local Lodge 54 members at Novelis ratify new deal

“As lead speaker at this bargaining session, I would like to thank the WWW Centre for their hands-on Negotiatings Prep training course,” said Ted McGrath, President of Local Lodge 54. “The Committee Members: Mike Richards, Grant Strupp and Chase Wyate gained a great deal of knowledge that they put into practice at the table.” We were able to achieve an impressive 3-year agreement that included wage increases of 8% 3% and