TO ALL IAMAW MEMBERS TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT 140 ELECTIONS – GENERAL CHAIRPERSONS ***DATE REVISED***

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

In accordance with Transportation District 140 Bylaws, Article XI, nominations and elections will be held for thirteen (13) General Chairpersons. Articles 11.01.03 and 11.01.04 stipulate that the General Chairpersons shall be apportioned as follows

Atlantic Provinces:
One (1) AT Large Designated General Chairperson

Eastern Region:
One (1) Air Canada Designated General Chairperson
One (1) Service Designated General Chairperson
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In Memoriam -Brother Keith D’Souza

Brother Keith D’Souza

It is with a heavy heart that the Union must inform the
Membership of the passing of Brother Keith D’Souza, an IAMAW Shop Steward and fellow YYZ Screening Officer. Keith passed away on October 10th, 2019. He will be greatly missed by those he left behind.

A Funeral mass will be held on Saturday October 12. Details are as follows:

Location: Christ the King Church,
3495 Confederation parkway, Mississauga, Ontario

Time: 09:30

Burial: Assumption Catholic Cemetery
6933 Tomken Rd, Mississauga Ontario

The family has asked in lieu of flowers to be please donate to the following Go Fund Me account for our dear Brother:

https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-our-dear-friend-keith-d039souza?utm_source=whatsApp&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet&fbclid=IwAR0p75B6BUvMEXOlIfGIdmiAIqWSbxQfS140u5zVK60NaO7spH3Y2kIwJDc

Members are welcome to come to the Terminal 1 Union Office to sign a shirt that will be placed with our dear brother.

In Solemn Solidarity,

Caterina Barone
Recording Secretary

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TO ALL IAMAW MEMBERS GENERAL CHAIRPERSON ELECTION – CENTRAL REGION AIRPORT SCREENER POSITION ELECTION – NOVEMBER 13, 2019

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Be advised as per Article 11.03.01 of the Transportation District 140 Bylaws, the Airport Screener Central Region General Chairpersons closing date for the “acceptance of nomination” letters was Tuesday, October 8, 2019.

Further to Transportation District 140 Bylaws, Article 11.01.08:
“There shall be one (1) General Chairperson designated for the Airport Screeners. This designated General Chairperson shall be nominated by and elected by only those members who are employed as Airport Screeners in the Central Region. Members represented by this designated General Chairperson are not eligible to vote for the Designated Service, Designated Air Canada or the Designated Central Region Technical Operations, Logistical Supply General Chairperson. They are eligible to vote for all Central Region AT Large General Chairpersons.”

There will be elections on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 for the Airport Screener Central Region General Chairperson position. The candidates are listed below in alphabetical order (family name first).

 BARNETT, Barry
 LHARTI, Tayeb
 MOHAN, Rajiv
 REMY, Glenville

Good luck to all of the candidates.

In solidarity,
Alfredo Acrobati, Secretary-Treasurer
Transportation District 140, IAM & AW

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TO ALL IAMAW MEMBERS GENERAL CHAIRPERSON ELECTION – CENTRAL REGION AT LARGE DESIGNATED POSITION ELECTION – NOVEMBER 13, 2019

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Be advised as per Article 11.03.01 of the Transportation District 140 Bylaws, the At Large Designated Central Region General Chairperson closing date for the “acceptance of nomination” letters was Tuesday, October 8, 2019.

Further to Transportation District 140 Bylaws article 11.01.04: “All other General Chairpersons positions will be considered at-large positions”.

There will be elections on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 for the At Large Designated Central Region General Chairperson position. The candidates are listed below in alphabetical order (family name first).

 ANDREWES, Duane
 KHAIRA, Gobinder
 JANSSEN, Dan
 TOKI, Yama

Good luck to all of the candidates.

In solidarity,
Alfredo Acrobati, Secretary-Treasurer
Transportation District 140 IAMAW

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Your Pension, Your Future

How to Get a Pension Estimate

     Want to get your registered service records and statements, and estimate your pension benefit? It’s simple: Just visit Iammepp.ca and create your own secure, personal account. Here’s how:

  • Choose “Web Services” on the homepage
  • Choose the Secure Login icon on the right and follow the instructions.

If you get an error message saying your identifying information isn’t recognized, please contact the Fund Office to confirm you’re using the correct member ID and email address.

Workers Health and Safety

Effective training can make a real difference in your workplace. It can help reduce work-related injury and illness by identifying workplace hazards

Local Lodge 2921 provided training to Health and Safety Committee to understand their rights and responsibilities in the workplace to be safe.  Committee also learned the responsibilities of  employer or supervisor to maintain a safe working environment, and identify some common on-the-job hazards.