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Staff of Ontario Elementary Teachers of Toronto ratify agreement.

Toronto, ON – District 78 IAM Local Lodge 1922 members employed by the Elementary Teachers of Toronto (ETT) recently ratified a new three-year agreement. The new agreement includes increases to wages and the IAM pension plan in each year of the agreement, as well as improvements to contract language. “A special thank you to Chief Steward Stephen Michalowicz for all his dedication and hard work during this very lengthy and challenging round of negotiations,” said Directing Business Representative Kim Valliere. IAM

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Situation Critical – IAM Sounding Alarm on Air Transportation

Toronto, ON – Yesterday, WestJet announced an 80% reduction in flights to Atlantic Canada and Quebec City due to the ongoing pandemic. With these cuts to service, combined with layoffs in the airline and aerospace sectors, as well as the onset of a “Second wave” of the COVID-19 pandemic, the forecast is dire. “The industry is in peril. The IAM is again calling on the federal government to intervene as these cuts will be commonplace if the government doesn’t provide support to

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IAM Local 901 negotiates and ratifies new contract despite pandemic.

IAM Local 901 members at HMFT (Howard Marten Fluid Technologies, formerly Howard Marten Company Limited) ratified a collective agreement this past Friday. In addition to wage increases, the members we united in ensuring all technicians were aligned into the same classification. Furthermore, the members will receive an increased boot allowance, shift premiums, and enhanced severance benefits in the Collective Agreement. “Time and time again, our members have shown us they want to see their members are taken care of –

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Layoffs in the aerospace industry – A second wave of layoffs is emerging.

October 14th, 2020 – The fact that companies such as Pratt and Whitney and Airbus are planning layoffs is a new indicator of the severity of the current crisis in air transport and the aerospace sector. “It’s always frustrating to hear that workers are going to lose their jobs, but it’s even more so when you consider that the federal government could have taken action to prevent this from happening,” says David Chartrand, Quebec Coordinator of the Machinists’ Union. At a

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TORONTO SCREENERS LODGE 2921 I.A.M.A.W Administrative Office

ATTN: ALL MEMBERS LOCAL Lodge 2921 RE: TRUSTEESHIP TRIAL Dear Brothers and Sisters, This is a correction to the previously issued bulletinThe timeframe for submission was incorrectly identified on this bulletin, the correct date for submissions and registration cut off will Be Oct 15 / 1200. Please let me know if you have any questions. In Solidarity, Tony DidoshakTrial Committee Chairperson 6500 Silver Dart Drive, P.O. Box 189 Toronto AMF, ON L5P 1B1 Tel: 905-673-0596 Fax: 905-673-2566

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Contract ratified despite pandemic challenges – IAM Local 692 Finning BC

Surrey, B.C. – More than 700 members of IAM Local 692 working for Finning across British Columbia and the Yukon voted in the second round of the contract ratification and accepted a new collective agreement. The three-year deal brought a wage increase of 1% per year over the first two years and 2% in the final year. A workshare program was initiated by the employer, but it is voluntary, meaning members can decide whether or not they will participate. Other language

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