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Protecting Canadian IAM members in Trade Dispute -IAMAW Canada

Friday June 29, 2018

For immediate release

Toronto, ON – The federal government today announced sweeping tariffs in response to those levied by Donald Trump and the American government on Canadian steel and aluminium products. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland not only announced tariffs, but also financial support for Canadian workers and industries affected . . . → Read More: Protecting Canadian IAM members in Trade Dispute -IAMAW Canada

U.S., Canadian Machinists are United on Trade

 

June 12, 2018

The Machinists Union is raising strong concerns regarding the recently announced direction of the Administration’s trade policy.

“Criticizing Canada’s trade practices does not contribute to improving the lives of our members, who have been so devastated by a trade agenda that favors corporations over workers,” said IAM International President Bob Martinez. . . . → Read More: U.S., Canadian Machinists are United on Trade

Airport privatization on hold in the wake of Machinists petition! -IAMAW Canada

April 23, 2018

Ottawa, ON – On Tuesday April 17th, the IAM petition opposing airport privatization is presented in the House of Commons, then on Friday April 20th, Transport Minister Marc Garneau announces the government will not proceed with airport privatization at this time. Coincidence, perhaps, but there’s no denying we had an impact! . . . → Read More: Airport privatization on hold in the wake of Machinists petition! -IAMAW Canada

Private Member’s Bill introduced to save Workers’ pensions! -IAMAW Canada

Ottawa, ON – It was somewhat fitting on the 150th anniversary of Canada’s first Parliament, NDP Finance Critic Scott Duvall introduced a Private Member’s Bill to save workers’ pensions.

“This bill is designed to amend the Company’s Creditors Arrangement Act which currently permits legalized theft of workers’ pensions when an employer files for bankruptcy,” . . . → Read More: Private Member’s Bill introduced to save Workers’ pensions! -IAMAW Canada

The IAM fights against Contract-Flipping on Parliament Hill -IAMAW Canada

The growing trend and threat of contract-flipping at Canadian airports is a pressing issue and the IAM is at the forefront to ensure that outrageous practice ends now. This practice is a major concern to the IAM and our members working at airports. Many of our members are affected by it, especially our Sisters and . . . → Read More: The IAM fights against Contract-Flipping on Parliament Hill -IAMAW Canada

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