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Bulletin # 3 Dear Sisters and Brothers, Nominations for all Executive Board and Auditor positions have closed and an election will be taking place on December 16, 2021. The results of the nominations are as follows: Local Lodge 2921 would like to thank all those nominated and wish good luck to all candidates standing for election. Local Lodge 2921 will hold the election for Executive board positions on December 16, 2021 at the following location: Sheraton Airport Hotel YYZ International

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Dear Sisters and Brothers, Your Union has reached an agreement with the Company to provide freeCovid-19 Antigen testing kits to our members that are partially vaccinated.This agreement will save our partially vaccinated members a significantamount of money per week in Covid-19 related testing costs. The agreementis as follows: The Company will supply the Union with any material related to theCovid-19 Antigen test kit and the instructional video for the Union toprovide to members. Subject to availability from the Company, the

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Jim Patterson, Rest in Peace

Edmonton, AB – It is our sad duty to inform you that Brother Jim Patterson, Business Representative and Organiser for IAM District 14 passed away tragically this past weekend. Jim had an incident with the all-terrain vehicle (ATV) he was in. We will share more details as we have them. “His family and his job were of great importance to him,” said Kevin Clark, Directing Business Representative of DL14 in Edmonton. “It is a tragic loss to our IAM Family

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Dear Brothers & Sisters: This bulletin is intended for all members who have been placed on unpaid leave due to their vaccinationstatus. Information below refers directly to guidance from the EI program, specific to unpaid leaves of absencedue to mandatory vaccine policies. While the EI Commission has issued information for workers who are placed on unpaid leaves of absenceand gave employers guidance on how to code for these types of leaves, workers still have the right to file aclaim. The

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IAM Letter to Minister Alghabra regarding mandatory vaccinations

 October 21, 2021 By Email: omar.alghabra@parl.gc.caHonourable Omar Alghabra, MPMinister of TransportHouse of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Honourable Minister Alghabra,  I’m writing to you on behalf of 20,000 air transportation workers, and members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) with an urgent request for a meeting regarding Transport Canada’s guidance on federal vaccination mandates. It’s necessary to preface our concerns, and state that we are not opposed to mandatory vaccinations, rather we object to the process in

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Mandatory Vaccinations and EI Eligibility – UPDATE

As the deadline looms for compliance with mandatory workplace vaccination policies, many workers are left wondering what happens if they’re placed on an unpaid leave of absence. Earlier this week, the EI program notified stakeholders that workers placed on unpaid leaves of absence due to non-compliance with a mandated vaccination policy in their workplace, will not be eligible for EI benefits. In exceptional cases, the EI program may contact a worker to determine if the employer’s policy was; Clearly communicated

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