December 2018 Issue of Contact

December Issue of Contact In this issue: President’s Message Upcoming Events Tech Ops, Purchasing & Supply Shop Committee Report Airport’s & Cargo Shop Committee Report Health & Safety Report Education Report Political Action Committee Local Lodge 2323 and the Labour Movement Women’s Committee Retired Members Employee Assistance Program In Memoriam

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A good year but not without challenges! -IAMAW Canada

Sisters and Brothers:

As we approach the end of 2018, I wish all IAM members and their families the very best of the Holiday Season! On behalf of the IAM Executive Council, and all the Staff and officers across Canada, I bring Seasons Greetings. At year’s end it is a time to reflect on . . . → Read More: A good year but not without challenges! -IAMAW Canada

Ferguson appointed as Special Representative for political action -IAMAW Canada

Toronto, ON – IAM Canadian General Vice President Stan Pickthall is pleased to announce that Derek Ferguson has been appointed Special Representative assigned to Political Action, effective January 1, 2019.

“Derek is being acknowledged for his hard work on behalf of his members, and his dedication to the New Democratic Party on both the . . . → Read More: Ferguson appointed as Special Representative for political action -IAMAW Canada

NATIONAL EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM -District 140 Bulletin #57

TO ALL IAMAW MEMBERS NATIONAL EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

On December 5, 2018, your National and Regional EAP Coordinators kicked off a new mental health initiative. “Not Myself Today” is a program developed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). Your EAP has purchased the rights to use this online program for . . . → Read More: NATIONAL EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM -District 140 Bulletin #57

Appointment -NATIONAL EAP COORDINATOR -District Lodge 140 Bulletin #56

TO ALL IAMAW MEMBERS EMPLOYED BY AIR CANADA LOCAL LODGES TDL 140 NATIONAL EAP COORDINATOR

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

Further to Bulletin #48 issued on October 30, 2018, the Executive Board of Transportation District 140 has appointed Derrick Bashford as the National EAP Coordinator. This appointment commences January 1, 2019, for a four (4) year . . . → Read More: Appointment -NATIONAL EAP COORDINATOR -District Lodge 140 Bulletin #56