Toronto Screeners

Screeners Lodge 2921 IAMAW Administrative Office

Dear Sisters and Brothers, With 2020 behind us, we hope 2021 is a better and more prosperous year, despite a difficult start to the year. The pandemic has changed every aspect of our lives, as uncertainty is now part of our everyday lives, placing pressure on us to find new ways to solve challenging situations. Your working lives at the airport have been changed in so many ways, mostly due to the pandemic, and its effect on the industry. Making

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Notice of Election (DL 140 Convention Delegates) 17 December, 2020

TORONTO SCREENERS LODGE 2921 I.A.M.A.W Administrative Office Thursday December 17th   2020 Notice of Election 22nd Annual Transportation District Lodge 140 Convention Delegates ElectionOttawa Ontario, April 26, 27 & 28, 2021 Dear Brothers & Sisters, Due to the most recent COVID-19 social gathering restrictions from the Ministry of Health, the Transportation District Lodge 140 Convention Election details are as follows: Drive-through election:DATE: Wednesday, January 27, 2021POLLS WILL BE OPEN: 10:00am – 18:00pmLOCATION: Viscount Employee Parkade Level 1Please note that there will be

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“No blank cheques” – Clear message from Jagmeet Singh on Support for Aviation

Toronto, ON – “Air Canada and other providers must be mandated to keep jobs in Canada! That includes all service jobs, maintenance and manufacturing. Let’s keep our Aviation industry Canadian!” That was today’s message from IAM Canadian General Vice-President Stan Pickthall, who participated in a press conference today with NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, NDP Labour Critic Scott Duvall and four other unions, speaking about the future of airline and aerospace industries in Canada. The unions all have members working at airports

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International Transport Workers Federation Civil Aviation Forum a great success!

The International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) held their annual Civil Aviation week November 9 – 13, 2020 that focused on strategy for Relief, Recovery and Reform for an industry that has devastated by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. This year’s Civil Aviation week was different, as it was held virtually. Each day there were two sessions held to try and accommodate as many participants from around the world, dealing with different time zones. Daily topics included “Defending jobs, Securing Policies”, “Creating

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Driving a hard bargain – How COVID-19 has changed things

Whether we like it or know it, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed us: how we live and how we work. This means it has also changed the way we bargain our collective agreements and deal with grievances and arbitrations. The “new normal” has changed to “The Normal” as 2021 approaches. Most of us have already adopted videoconferencing as part of our lives. Employers have re-evaluated their need for a full complement of workers and are using it as leverage in

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