Toronto Screeners

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) occurs annually on March 8. This day is dedicated to celebrating the achievements of women. IWD provides an important moment to showcase commitment to women’s equality, launch new initiatives and action, celebrate women’s achievements, raise awareness, highlight gender parity gains, and more. This year’s focus is on accelerating gender parity. Did you know? According to the United Nations: The gap still remains…. The gender pay gap remains at an average of 20% across the world, and the COVID-19

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GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
March 17th 2022

Dear Sisters & Brothers, On behalf of Local Lodge 2921, the newly elected Executive Board welcomes the membership to attend an in person General Membership meeting for the month of March 2022. Meeting details: Date: March 17 2022Time: 13:00Location: Sheraton Gateway Hotel (Departures Level- De Gaulle Room)Reports: Financial, General Chairperson & Chief Stewards Membership Meetings are on the third Thursday of each month, unless posted otherwise. Please arrive early to allow a prompt start at 13:00 hrs. In Solidarity, Caterina

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NOTICE
GARDA SCREENERS ARBITRATION UPDATE # 1
FEBRUARY 28, 2022

Dear Sisters and Brothers, As you may be aware, the Union and the Company had an arbitration on February 10, 2022. I would like to report the fourteen (14) unresolved grievances were presented in front of the Arbitrator, Mr. Brian Keller.All fourteen (14) grievances were termination of employment in nature. Six (6) grievances were successful and all six (6) Screeners willbe back to work. Eight (8) grievances were dismissed.Some information pertaining to these awards will be shared on the Screener’s

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Machinists Union Unveils Logo, Theme for 40th IAM Grand Lodge Convention

The IAM continues to prepare for its 40th Grand Lodge Convention, to be held October 2-7, 2022 at the Las Vegas Hilton at Resorts World. As part of the preparations, the IAM Executive Council has voted on and come to consensus on a 40th IAM Grand Lodge Convention logo and theme, which will be “IAM Standing Strong.” “Our union has overcome so many great obstacles in the past few years,” said IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. “Despite all the challenges

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IAM Black History Month: Nicole Tappenden

(From www.goiam.org) This year, for Black History Month, the IAM is highlighting some of our current history makers within the organization. All this month, we will be running stories on current Black activists in the IAM. Nicole Tappenden started her IAM membership in 2017. She began attending Local 2323 monthly meetings, and then was nominated and elected to be a shop steward shortly after. She went on to become the chair of the Young Machinists (YM) Committee and Co-Chair of

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TO ALL IAMAW MEMBERS
22ND ANNUAL DISTRICT 140 CONVENTION
DELEGATE NOMINATIONS & ELECTIONS

Dear Brothers and Sisters, The current pandemic situation has forced provinces in Canada to put in place COVID19 restrictions. The fact of the matter remains that every province has set forth different restrictions and such a decision has impacted some Local Lodges across Canada with regards to having the opportunity to hold a monthly meeting. District 140 Bylaw Article 4.03 currently has the following language: “Local Lodges under the jurisdiction of the District will call for delegate nominations in February

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