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  • IAM International News , iMail , News February 11, 2014

    OXFAM Honors IAM for Philippines Relief Contribution

    Oxfam Canada Executive Director Robert Fox, third from right, presented IAM Canada with a commemorative plaque in recognition of the union’s contribution towards Oxfam’s relief and reconstruction work in areas of the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan on November 8, 2013. Joining IAM Canadian General Vice President Dave Ritchie, right, in accepting the honour were

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  • iMail , News March 15, 2012

    Toronto Airport Screeners Win IAM Representation

    “This is a significant organizing victory for the airport security screeners at Pearson Airport,” declared Canadian GVP Dave Ritchie in response to news that the Machinists were victorious in a Canadian Industrial Relations Board authorized vote to determine representation for 1,624 airport screeners at Toronto’s Pearson Airport. “We are now representing more airport security screeners

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  • iMail , News May 5, 2011

    NDP Makes Major Gains in Canadian Elections

    The strongly pro-working family New Democratic Party (NDP) made Canadian history when Canadians elected 102 NDP members of Parliament in the May 2, 2011 federal election. When the last Parliament dissolved, the NDP had 36 seats. The NDP picked up 58 seats in Quebec, including that of Bloc Leader Gilles Duceppe. Before the election, the

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  • iMail , News February 24, 2011

    IAM Welcomes New Members in Canada

    IAM Local Lodge 1758 in Montreal, Quebec (QC), Canada is welcoming 30 new members from DCM Aéronautique in Boisbriand, QC, and National Precision in Montreal. The 20 aerospace workers from DCM members consist of painters, assemblers and machinists. The workers specialize in custom tooling and manufacture aircraft parts for various aerospace companies such as Bombardier

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  • iMail , News February 17, 2011

    Machinists Break New Ground with Moduline

    The IAM has broken new ground in its latest collective agreement with Moduline Industries Canada Limited in Penticton, British Columbia. “For the first time, our workers over the age of 55 or with 30 years seniority can volunteer for a reduced work week schedule,” said IAM District Lodge 250 Directing Business Representative Stan Pickthall. The

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