July 2024

Member Appreciation Picnic a huge success for IAM Local 1231

The weather was perfect, the location was ideal, and, by all accounts, the IAM Local 1231 Member Appreciation Picnic in West Deane Park was a huge success! The picnic, held on Saturday, 13 July, in West Deane Park in Etobicoke, ON was attended by around 200 hundred members throughout the day. It featured face-painting, painting magnetised wooden IAM logos, sack races and much more. The Sack Race is always loads

Local 2413 members at SkyCafe ratify new agreement with overwhelming support

On Friday July 5th, the IAM ratified a new 3-year collective agreement for the 122 members of Local 2413 employed with SkyCafe at the Toronto and Ottawa airports. “The IAM Local 2413 Bargaining committee pushed the employer as hard as we could,” said Michael Corrado, IAM District 140 General Chairperson. “We used the conciliation process and strategically timed the release of a survey about our members wage expectations and their

IAM Business Representative John Humphrey election President of the Federal Dockyard Liaison Committee

27 June, 2024 Toronto, ON – On Thursday, 27 June, 2024, morning representatives from international unions across Canada elected John Humphrey, Business representative with IAM District 250 President of the Federal Dockyard Liaison Committee (FDLC). Representatives from international unions, including the Boilermakers, IBEW, Carpenters, Painters, United Association, Operating Engineers, Sheet Metal Workers and the IAM elected Humphrey in Toronto, ON. Humphreys begins his term immediately and replaces Richard MacIntyre, the

250 new Air TransAT workers check into the IAM

Monday, 8 July, 2024 Montreal, QC – Air Transat’s 250 passenger agents, now part of the IAM, stand united with Air Transat’s mechanics and crew schedulers, who are already members of the IAM. Recurring problems with work schedules and training motivated the workers to opt for unionisation.  Support for the IAM was at more than 90%! “Thanks to our team and teamwork, we fully understood the members’ needs and showed