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  • iMail , News April 3, 2012

    IAM Files Lawsuit to Protect Union Rights in Canada

    The IAM announced it has launched a court challenge to the legislation known as Bill C-33, used by the Conservative government in Canada to deny Machinists Union members the right to strike Air Canada and to send them into a biased arbitration process. The government’s heavy-handed use of this back-to-work legislation prevented 8,300 Machinists members

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  • iMail , News February 23, 2012

    Machinists Reject Air Canada Tentative Deal

    After nine months of face-to-face bargaining, IAM members at Air Canada voted to reject a proposed tentative agreement. IAM members also voted by 78 percent to support strike action. Angry over a history of mismanagement, the 8,600 IAM members at Air Canada are particularly sour over sacrifices they made while Air Canada executives continued to reap

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