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Satisfaction in Strathroy: Laid-Off IAM Members Win Back Pay

  Losing your job is never an enjoyable experience, but for the workers at Glendale International in Strathroy, Ontario, things were especially bleak. When the manufacturer of Recreational Vehicles declared bankruptcy and closed its doors in January 2010, they were left without a job, benefits or compensation of any kind. Under the leadership of then-IAM […]

OFL Submission on the ORPP Calls for an End to Retirement Insecurity

Summary Every Ontarian deserves security and dignity in retirement and yet by every measure most workers face the prospect of an uncertain future. Despite public demand, provincial support and sustained lobbying from Canada’s labour movement, the Harper government has repeatedly rejected the call for an expanded Canada Pension Plan (CPP). The result is a desperate […]

Turbulence Ahead for Canadian Airline Fueling Machinists File for Common Employer Status to Preserve Jobs

Thursday December 4, 2014   For Immediate Release     Employer Status with the Canada Industrial Relations Board.   “We are being proactive and getting in front of this pending problem,” said IAM Transportation District 140 President and General Chairperson Fred Hospes. The Airline Consortium into plane ramp fueling and tank farm Operator agreements at […]

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