Letter concerning your pension

      LETTER TO ALL PLAN MEMBERS FROM LL 1542 PENSION COMMITTEE   The purpose of this letter is to try to help clarify on the INFORMATION STATEMENT that was released by the Company on the payment extension for the Defined Benefit Pension Plan. As what is stated and voted on in our 2013 […]

Machinists Ink new deal with WestCan Industries

Tuesday January 31, 2017 For Immediate Release   Langley, BC – Members of IAM Local 692 have ratified a new collective agreement with WestCan Industries. “This is an agreement everyone can be happy with,” explained IAM District Lodge 250 Business Representative Dale Gentile. “We have always had overtime paid at one and a half times […]

GVP Ritchie asks new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to invest in the Canadian Aerospace Sector

IAM Canadian General Vice-President Dave Ritchie and 120 other Canadian labour leaders met with new Canadian Prime minister, Justin Trudeau as part of the Canadian Labour Congress’ Canadian Council, a democratically elected group that governs the CLC between its national conventions. Ritchie met briefly with Trudeau to talk about, among other things, investment in an […]

Machinists Reach tentative 10-year deal with Air Canada

Toronto, On – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) has reached an unprecedented tentative ten-year collective agreement with Air Canada. The tentative agreement follows a week of intense round the clock bargaining in Vancouver. “This agreement provides job security for our mechanics and airport workers,” explained IAM District Lodge 140 President and […]