Mandatory Vaccinations and EI Eligibility – UPDATE -IAMAW Canada

As the deadline looms for compliance with mandatory workplace vaccination policies, many workers are left wondering what happens if they’re placed on an unpaid leave of absence. Earlier this week, the EI program notified stakeholders that workers placed on unpaid leaves of absence due to non-compliance with a mandated vaccination policy in their workplace, will . . . → Read More: Mandatory Vaccinations and EI Eligibility – UPDATE -IAMAW Canada

Letter to the Honourable Omar Alghabra, MP & Minister of Transport -Re: Federal Vaccination Mandates -IAMAW Canada

October 21, 2021

By Email: omar.alghabra@parl.gc.ca

Honourable Omar Alghabra, MP Minister of Transport House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6

Honourable Minister Alghabra,

I’m writing to you on behalf of 20,000 air transportation workers, and members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) with an urgent request for a meeting regarding Transport . . . → Read More: Letter to the Honourable Omar Alghabra, MP & Minister of Transport -Re: Federal Vaccination Mandates -IAMAW Canada

Federal Elections 2021 – our duty as citizens -IAMAW Canada

Brothers and sisters,

On August 15th Justin Trudeau chose to run an election campaign despite the pandemic.

Whether or not we agree with this decision does not change the fact that this election is critical to our future. As the saying goes, we may not want to deal with politics, but politics will deal with . . . → Read More: Federal Elections 2021 – our duty as citizens -IAMAW Canada

IAM Canada response to mandatory vaccinations -IAMAW Canada

Over the last few days, a debate over mandatory vaccinations erupted following the federal government’s announcement regarding mandatory vaccinations. The government’s lack of direction and clarity has caused uncertainty and confusion, particularly, when it comes to workplace implications. This is shameful, and the IAMAW sharply condemns the politicization of this issue.

In days following the . . . → Read More: IAM Canada response to mandatory vaccinations -IAMAW Canada