Negotiations Update Bulletin April 13, 2012 -#16

Negotiations Update Bulletin April 13, 2012

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

The IAMAW and Air Canada have been advised by the office of Labour Minister Lisa Raitt to submit a list of arbitrators. The IAMAW submitted the following names for consideration: Kevin Burkett, William Kaplan, Michel Picher, Vince Ready and Douglas Stanley.

Once the Labour Minister . . . → Read More: Negotiations Update Bulletin April 13, 2012 -#16

Machinists Issue Court Challenge to Bill C-33! -IAMAW Canada

Machinists Issue Court Challenge to Bill C-33!

Monday April 2, 2012 For Immediate Release

Toronto, ON – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers announced today it has launched a court challenge to the legislation known as Bill C-33, used by the Conservative government to deny Machinists members to right to strike Air Canada . . . → Read More: Machinists Issue Court Challenge to Bill C-33! -IAMAW Canada

Negotiations Update Bulletin #15 (TMOS) -April 2, 2012

Negotiations Update Bulletin April 2, 2012

Dear brothers and sisters,

Your negotiations committee met internally last week in order to prepare for the upcoming arbitration, as outlined in Bill C-33.

To prepare an argument for the arbitrator, we also met with our legal counsel to obtain an explanation of the bill and what it means . . . → Read More: Negotiations Update Bulletin #15 (TMOS) -April 2, 2012

Calin Rovinescu’s Letter to Employees -District 140 Bulletin

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE IAMAW Calin Rovinescu’s Letter to Employees

Dear Sisters and Brothers:

In his latest letter to employees, Calin Rovinescu expressed his concern for the “abrupt and irresponsible manner” in which “their employees” (referring to Aveos) were treated, stating that the way Aveos management treated their employees is not only regrettable, but . . . → Read More: Calin Rovinescu’s Letter to Employees -District 140 Bulletin

Import Notice: All Air Canada Members! -CIRB Board Order

Please post and circulate the attached CIRB (Canada Industrial Relations Board) decision.

This order must be posted by the Union and Air Canada in the workplace.

The CIRB found that IAM members have participated in an Unlawful Strike and therefore, all members must resume or continue to perform their duties to Air Canada.

There is . . . → Read More: Import Notice: All Air Canada Members! -CIRB Board Order