IAM Local 2323 Celebrates Half Century of Accomplishments -IAMAW Canada

In 1968, Lester B. Pearson (and then Pierre Trudeau) were Prime Ministers of Canada. John Robarts was Premier of Ontario. Medicare came into effect. The three branches of the Canadian Forces were merged into one. The Warsaw Pact countries invaded Czechoslovakia, leading to a wave of immigration to Canada and Canadians invented IMAX.

These . . . → Read More: IAM Local 2323 Celebrates Half Century of Accomplishments -IAMAW Canada

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

IAM Celebrates 130 Years

Dear Machinists Union Family and Friends,

Today marks the 130th anniversary of the founding of our great union. We have come a long way since 19 machinists met in secret to begin this journey. It is a testament to our membership that we have grown into one of the most powerful voices for working . . . → Read More: IAM Celebrates 130 Years

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