Author Archives: admin

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Watch “Wealth Inequality in America” on YouTube

Posted in videos | Leave a comment

Roseanne + union jobs Watch “Corporations, Tax Breaks, Job Creation, Economic Policy, Status Quo” on YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TS_aaBTO32c&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment