International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Representing Airline Workers in British Columbia & the Yukon.

UNION DUES AND PER CAPITA TAX

November 30, 2022The amount of Union Dues paid by each individual in the Machinist Union is determined by the Membership at a democratic forum. At the International (Grand Lodge) level, the per capita tax is established by the Delegates to the Grand Lodge Convention every four years. For 2023, the Grand Lodge per capita tax will be $41.17 per member per month. This is a monthly increase of $3.21 from 2022. Read Bulletin here...

Chris Wagoner

November 20, 2022The IAM is mourning the passing of Chris Wagoner, who recently retired as Director of the IAM’s William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center. Wagoner, 60, with his family by his side, passed away after a brief illness on Sunday, November 20, 2022. Over his 33-year IAM career, Wagoner dedicated his life to training and educating union activists at the Winpisinger Center, a campus in Hollywood, MD that many call the IAM’s “crown jewel. Read here...

Bulletin # 042 – All IAMAW Members – Legislation Update – 10 Paid Sick Days – November 16, 2022

November 16, 2022Throughout the pandemic, one of key issues workers across Canada faced were lack of paid sick days. Paid sick days made it possible for those who were sick with COVID-19 to stay at home and recover, in turn, limiting the spread of COVID-19 in workplaces. IAMAW members, along with many others either lacked paid sick days, or were limited to a few days, while some were limited in how they could access sick days.... Read Bulletin Here

IAM 764 T-Shirt Order Bulletin

November 10, 2022Local Lodge 764 will be doing a One time order of T-shirts, for all Members who wish to purchase Tshirts.  Cost of members is $10 due to the Local Lodge subsidizing costs by 50%.... Read Bulletin Here

ELECTION NOTICE DECEMBER 14, 2022

October 21, 2022ELECTION NOTICE DECEMBER 14, 2022 POLLS OPEN: 6AM - 8PM - LODGE 764 OFFICES - 7980 RIVER ROAD, RICHMOND, BC
Trustees - Elect Three (3) • Bro. Jim Burden, Bro. AJ Festejo, Bro. Sandeep Parhar, Bro. Jerry Senghera, Bro. Toth
Senior Health and Safety Rep, Airports/Cargo, Air Canada – Elect One (1) • Bro. Kostas Karablakas, Bro. Harold Bohan
Shop Committee, Airports and Cargo, Member, Air Canada – Elect One (1) • Bro. Kevin Dunn, Bro. Trevor Fox
Auditor – Elect One (1) • Sis. Aiysha Kanji, Bro. Wayne Desaulniers
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Absentee Ballot attached to Bulletin

District Bulletin 37 – AIR CANADA – TMOS NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE

October 17, 2022Your Negotiations Committee convened for a scheduled two weeks of bargaining with the company from September 12 - 23, 2022 in Toronto. It was a disappointing, though not surprising, exercise in futility. The company continued to display no real interest in meaningful bargaining. Other than the first few days at the opening of the bargaining session, there was very little in the way of actual face time with the company or discussion on the big issues Read Bulletin here...

District Bulletin 36 – AIR CANADA EFAP PROGRAM UPDATE

October 13, 2022For this reason, our counselling reimbursement plan ($750 single/$1500 family) will terminate. To ensure that all claims are paid before termination, members with outstanding claims must submit their claim through Claims Secure before November 15, 2022. Any claims submitted after Nov 15, 2022, will not be reimbursed. Read Bulletin here...

ELECTION NOTICE DECEMBER 14, 2022 POLLS OPEN: 6AM – 8PM

September 27, 2022ELECTION NOTICE DECEMBER 14, 2022
POLLS OPEN: 6AM - 8PM
Trustees - Elect Three (3)
Bro. Jim Burden, Bro. AJ Festejo, Bro. Sandeep Parhar, Bro. Jerry Senghera, Bro. Toth
Senior Health and Safety Rep, Airports/Cargo, Air Canada – Elect One (1)
Bro. Kostas Karablakas, Bro. Harold Bohan
Shop Committee, Airports and Cargo, Member, Air Canada – Elect One (1)
Bro. Kevin Dunn, Bro. Trevor Fox
Absentee Ballot is attached to bottom of PDF Bulletin.
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