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Local Lodge 1295 joins mass rally at Queen’s Park

IAM Local Lodge 1295 joined a mass rally, along with other unions affiliated to the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL), as part of the 30th Biennial OFL Convention at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Toronto. Almost 1,000 delegates and others … Continue reading

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Derek Ferguson achieves raise and new agreement for workers at Volvo

Seven members of IAM District 78 Local 1922 have a new collective agreement with Volvo Logistics Operations Americas, Toronto PDC.  The three-year agreement provides a wage increase of 3.0% per cent in the first year, and 2.5% per cent wage increase in … Continue reading

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Union Stewards fight for all workers

Stewards from District 78 represented workplaces from across the Greater Toronto Area attended a basic training seminar last week. Reports suggest it went well and the participants are looking forward to the Advanced course. We will be holding training in … Continue reading

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UPBEAT NEWS Local 901 workers ratified a new three year agreement

Business Representative, Jim Snider reports that the members of Local 901 employed at the Howard Marten Company in Pickering, a manufacturer of lubrication and fluid systems, recently ratified a new three year agreement. The contract includes a new automatic pay … Continue reading

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IAM wins Overtime Grievance for OPT workers

The IAMAW won a overtime grievance for OPT workers this past October at a arbitration hearing. Some private transfer companies have tried to bend the rules and hide behind a employment standards act (part viii) stating that employees do not … Continue reading

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