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GVP Ritchie asks new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to invest in the Canadian Aerospace Sector

IAM Canadian General Vice-President Dave Ritchie and 120 other Canadian labour leaders met with new Canadian Prime minister, Justin Trudeau as part of the Canadian Labour Congress’ Canadian Council, a democratically elected group that governs the CLC between its national conventions. Ritchie met briefly with Trudeau to talk about, among other things, investment in an […]

Machinists Reach tentative 10-year deal with Air Canada

Toronto, On – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) has reached an unprecedented tentative ten-year collective agreement with Air Canada. The tentative agreement follows a week of intense round the clock bargaining in Vancouver. “This agreement provides job security for our mechanics and airport workers,” explained IAM District Lodge 140 President and […]

Machinists Union to Weigh Spirit AeroSystems Proposal

Washington, D.C., June 8, 2015 – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced it would only consider serious proposals from Kansas-based Spirit AeroSystems regarding the proposed sale of its fabrication unit, which produces aerospace components and employs more than 900 IAM members.