June 3, 2024

Pride 2024: No one left behind: Equality, freedom, and justice for all

June 1, 2024 SHARE For Pride 2024, Canada’s unions stand firm under the banner of “No One Left Behind: Equality, Freedom, and Justice for All.” In solidarity with our 2SLGBTQI+ siblings, we affirm our commitment to safeguarding the rights of 2SLGBTQI+ people and refusing any attempts to turn back the progress we’ve fought tirelessly to achieve. 2SLGBTQI+ workers are integral members of Canada’s labour movement, proudly serving as activists, shop stewards and

IAM Local 2413 wins big in grievance settlement

On March 15th 2023, the Ottawa Airport Authority issued a press release indicating they were revoking Menzies licence to operate in a 30-day period. IAM District 140 General Chairperson (GC) Michael Corrado sprang into action to advocate for this group of bargaining unit members. GC Corrado challenged the employer for not giving the group of more than 50 workers from IAM Local Lodge 2413 the required notice period specified in

Fruitful first agreement for members at North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority

Workers at the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority were certified as IAM Union members in March of this year. Late last week, they ratified their first Collective Agreement. “In addition to the usual wage increases, vacation and call-in pay improvements; the agreement provides some new benefits including a top up for pregnancy leave, time off for citizenship and pay for snow days,” stated IAM Organizer Scott Jackson. The 20 employees of