Toronto Screeners

Garda Screeners Respond to IAM Visitors!

Toronto, ON – Security screeners employed at Toronto’s Pearson and Billy Bishop Airports by Garda, are quickly learning there is an alternative to the CAWU! Wednesday evening, three IAM airport screeners from Vancouver met with their Toronto counterparts at Pearson, often in one on one conversation, about the issues facing screeners in Canada. The IAM trio: Local Lodge 16 President Rick Singh, Shop steward Derek Rose and Zaineb Ghlayem spread the word that the IAM can provide a strong union

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Vancouver Screeners Find Common Ground with Garda Screeners at Pearson!

Toronto, ON – Garda Airport Screeners at Toronto’s Pearson Airport found that they have much in common with their counterparts in Vancouver. They made this discovery during a surprise visit Tuesday night by IAMAW Local Lodge 16 President Rick Singh, Shop Steward Derek Rose and Zaineb Ghlayem – airport screeners from Vancouver employed by Aeroguard. The Vancouver trio, are on a three-day visit to Toronto for talks with the Garda screeners, promoting the advantages of being members of the IAM.

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CATSA announces Canadian airport security providers

CATSA has just announced the names of the companies with winning bids for providing security at airports across Canada. They are: Aeroguard, Garda, Securitas and G4S. CATSA has divided Canada into four regions and awards airport security contracts to companies based on those regions. These are: Western, Prairies, Central and Eastern Canada. This is a change from the past where companies were allowed to bid and provide security at a specific airport anywhere in the country. The new providers will

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West meets East

Ok …. It’s official – East meets West! Or is it West meets East? Next week some of the Vancouver screeners will be here and walking around with representatives from the IAM to answer questions and concerns. The dates are as follows: Tuesday Aug 9: Pearson airport in the afternoon Wednesday Aug 10: All day at Pearson Thursday Aug 11: Midday from around 1100-1500 at the Island Airport Friday Aug 12: All day at Pearson airport Let’s welcome our fellow

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Vancouver screeners to visit Toronto

This is a notice to all Toronto Screening fficers. Screeners from IAM Vancouver Local 16 will be at Toronto airports next Wednesday, Thursday and Friday August 10, 11 and 12  to meet and greet employees working for Garda. They want to speak with you and answer any questions you may have. Wewill provide more details clsoer to the dates of their visit.

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