Monthly Archive: April 2018

Apr 26 2018

Airline Charged in 2016 Workplace Fatality of 24-year-old IAM Member

Federal officials have charged Air Canada with a series of health and safety violations in the death of IAM Local Lodge 2323 member Ian Henrey Pervez. Pervez was killed on April 22, 2016 on the tarmac at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport when the baggage-cart tractor he was driving flipped over, throwing him from the vehicle. …

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Apr 26 2018

National Prescription Take-Back Day is Saturday

The IAM Employee Assistance Program urges you to turn in your unused or expired prescription medications for safe disposal this Saturday, April 28. The Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposal, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. The Take Back Day …

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Apr 24 2018

Give the Gift of Sight on International Guide Dog Day

Wednesday, April 25 is International Guide Dog Day. There is no better way to celebrate than a donation to the IAM’s favorite charity, Guide Dogs of America. Give today! Since its founding through donations by the Machinists Union in 1948, Guide Dogs of America has helped visually impaired men and women in the U.S. and …

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Apr 24 2018

Without the IAM, ULA Couldn’t Reach the Sky

United Launch Alliance started negotiations by telling the IAM that although there was work to be done, they were very proud of the workers who have made this company the safest in the aerospace industry. The numbers speak for themselves – 100% successful launches of the Atlas 5 rocket since its induction. Fast forward weeks …

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Apr 24 2018

New York Members at Dresser-Rand Approve Ratify Effects Agreement

Nearly 250 members of IAM Local 1580 voted overwhelmingly to ratify an effects agreement with Siemens, ahead of the looming closure of the Dresser-Rand facility in Wellsville, NY. The agreement covers how workers will be compensated during and after the shutdown. “It is unfortunate that these working men and women – the backbone of America, …

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Apr 24 2018

IAM CREST Working with New Jersey Youth

High School Seniors from various New Jersey schools attended a work site visit to learn more about entering a Diesel Mechanic or Automotive Mechanic Apprenticeship as part of the IAM CREST Youth Transition to Work Program (YTTW). This year 19 students visited three IAM represented locations to see first-hand at what potential careers in the …

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Apr 24 2018

Enroll Now for the 2018 IAM Human Rights Class

Human rights are defined as a right that is believed to belong to all persons. Unfortunately, even in 2018, there is still a fight to ensure everyone is granted basic rights of dignity and freedom. As a commitment to forward progress and our human rights program, the IAM’s Women’s and Human Rights Department is hosting …

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Apr 19 2018

IAM Canada Grabs Largest Organizing Victory in Decades

There was nothing small about this campaign. The numbers of new members – 2,400, the numbers of meetings held over a six-day period with these members – 36, the strength of the proven track record of representation for workers: it all adds up to make the IAM a major player in Ontario’s Health Care Sector. …

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