Labour Conditions at Pearson need to improve! -IAMAW Canada

Labour Conditions at Pearson need to improve! -IAMAW Canada

Toronto, ON – Members of the International Transport Federation from four continents gathered in Toronto this week to discuss problems facing airport workers around the world. One of the biggest concerns is worker safety.

The Toronto Airport Workers Council has made great strides in convincing airport . . . → Read More: Labour Conditions at Pearson need to improve! -IAMAW Canada

The Fight for $15 and Fairness far from over for some -Barrie Today

The Fight for $15 and Fairness far from over for some -Barrie Today

‘It is freezing out here, but I think that just shows our commitment to having this injustice changed and having worker’s voices heard,’ says Dan Janssen

From left, Ward 2 city councillor Keenan Aylwin, Anita Johnson-Ford, Bonnie North and Dan Janssen brave . . . → Read More: The Fight for $15 and Fairness far from over for some -Barrie Today

Spreading the word about fairness and precarious work -IAMAW Canada

Barrie, ON – It’s not often a political activist gets to witness the fruits of their labour achieving their intended goal but Dan Janssen not only saw it, he also had the opportunity to speak about it.

When the Barrie and District Labour Council was invited to an event where Ontario’s Labour Minister Kevin . . . → Read More: Spreading the word about fairness and precarious work -IAMAW Canada

My Conversation with IP Tom Buffenbarger: How Tom Became a Union Leader and How You Can Too

Dan Janssen, a 34-year-old Young Machinist and vice president of IAM Local 2323 in Toronto, Canada, recently sat down with IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger during a week of leadership classes at the William W. Winpisinger Center. Janssen, an Air Canada baggage handler who has worked his way into a leadership position at his own . . . → Read More: My Conversation with IP Tom Buffenbarger: How Tom Became a Union Leader and How You Can Too