June 28, 2024

Nearly 300 Lion Workers Join the IAM: "The Employer Tried Everything to Prevent This Group of Workers from Joining Our Union”

28 June, 2024 Montreal, QC – Nearly 300 workers at Lion Electric have successfully unionized, despite strong opposition from the employer. The IAM in Canada is pleased to welcome these new members, who faced significant challenges during their organizing efforts. The workers assemble electric buses and trucks in Saint-Jérôme, QC. In mid-April, 2024, the IAM filed for certification with the Quebec Labour Board after a three-year campaign by the IAM.

IAM Member nominated for award on Airport Workers Day at YYZ

It was a special day for IAM member Obo Hassan, as he was nominated and recognised for his achievements and contributions to the Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) community. “Obo Hassan is our Health and Safety Co-chair for AAS Canada and is a leader in his workplace” said a proud Dan Janssen, IAM District Lodge 140 General Chairperson. “Obo is passionate about health and safety and making the lives of his