The Snag Sheet is now online at http://iam764.ca/snag-sheets/
The District 140 was advised last week about a computer programming error that
generated overpayments. These overpayments are specifically in the Cabin Standard
and Service department (Cabins) and are between May 17 and October 17, 2020. Read Bulletin here…
The General Chairpersons representing Members from the TMOS, Finance and Clerical
Bargaining Units have been working exhaustively to process and resolve all outstanding
grievances, including those flowing from Off Duty Status (ODS) and Lay-off.
Air Canada has been working equally hard to delay agreed to processes and ultimately delay
justice. The Company is defiantly refusing to advance urgent grievances to arbitration. The
level of frustration this is causing the Membership is not acceptable. Read Bulletin here…
Members of Local Lodge 764 will be aware that British Columbia is currently experiencing an escalating
recurrence of COVID-19 cases across the Lower Mainland. In response to this increase in the community
transmission of COVID-19, the British Columbia provincial government, under direction from the Provincial Health Authority, has implemented a new restriction on all social gatherings of any size. Read Bulletin here…
• LL764 Bylaws amendments, second reading.
• DL140 Bylaws amendment, first reading.
• Election for Delegates to the District Lodge 140 2020 Convention to be held Nov 18, at 1600 and
continue during the General Meeting until 1800.
The company has advised they intend to forge ahead with or without our agreement. This will give us little choice but to strongly encourage all Members to not support the proposed bid. We need to send a strong message of solidarity. Please feel free to contact either of us if you have any questions or concerns. Read Bulletin here…
As a follow up to Bulletin No. 52 issued on October 7, 2020, a case management call was held on October 15, 2020 between Arbitrator Vince Ready, the IAMAW’s legal counsel, and Air Canada’s legal counsel. Your TMOS Bargaining Committee was also in attendance.
Arbitrator Ready has established a timeline for both parties to make submissions as well as counter-arguments between October 26, 2020 and December 23, 2020. Read Bulletin here…
In our view, it is long past time for the Federal Government to step in and prevent our crucial air transportation industry from collapsing in the midst of this global pandemic. We are calling for investment in the industry, particularly as it impacts upon Air Canada and the tens of thousands of Canadians who rely upon this company for their income and their livelihoods. Read letter here…
The 2021 IAM Scholarship Competition is accepting applications. The competition is open to members of the IAM and their children throughout the United States and Canada. The deadline for applications is February 12, 2021. Read here for information…
The October issue of the Snag Sheet is now online at: http://iam764.ca/snag-sheets/
You can vote at Any advance poll starting today. Find the ones nearest to you.
Advanced Polls are open from 8:00am to 8:00pm local time until Wednesday, October 21.
Elections will be held in 2021 at the 22nd Annual District Lodge 140 Convention for the following positions:
1) President and Directing General Chairperson (PDGC)
2) Secretary Treasurer (ST)
The term for both the PDGC and ST will be four (4) years commencing July 01, 2021 Read Bulletin here..
On September 29, 2020, your Union’s legal counsel requested Arbitrator Vince Ready to re-engage in the Collective Agreement Negotiations process as outlined in Appendix XXXXIV of the Collective Agreement. Read Bulletin here…
For extensive information on the BC Election visit https://elections.bc.ca/
Elections BC administers provincial general elections, by-elections, recall petitions, initiative petitions, initiative votes, referenda and plebiscites, and oversee campaign financing and advertising rules at the local level.
– MTU Negotiation Committee Nominations (3)
– Committee Nominations/Appointments
Read Bulletin here…
October 2, 2020 – “The Federal Government should absolutely support Canada’s airline and air transportation industry!” This was the unequivocal statement of Stan Pickthall, Canadian General Vice President of the Machinists Union (IAM). “This is a position we have taken throughout the pandemic, and one that we have published in two releases on our website.” Read Bulletin here…
It is with this in mind, that during a meeting of the National EFAP Committee this
morning, we unanimously agreed to extend the Third-Party Counselling from
Homewood Health, until June 30, 2021. Read Bulletin here…
The September 2020 issue of the Snag Sheet is now online at: http://iam764.ca/snag-sheets/
Election of Delegates to District Lodge 140 – 2020 Convention (taking place in April 2021) will be at the General Meeting on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Please note that DUE TO COVID-19, ABSENTEE BALLOT ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO ALL MEMBERS. Absentee Ballot is attached to this bulletin Read Bulletin here…