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

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

Stan Pickthall Named Canadian Chief of Staff -IAMAW iMail

IAM Canadian General Vice President Dave Ritchie appointed Stan Pickthall as the new Chief of Staff.

An IAM member for almost 31 years, Stan Pickthall previously served as the Directing Business Representative of District Lodge 250 in Vancouver. He became a Business Representative in 1994 and has been the Directing Business Representative since 2005.

“Stan . . . → Read More: Stan Pickthall Named Canadian Chief of Staff -IAMAW iMail