COVID-19

Get the Facts on Masks – from CCOHS

Please click here ———————- This article was originally posted on the IAM Canada website. View the original post here: Get the Facts on Masks – from CCOHS

Masks – Know the Difference – from CCOHS

Please click here to read: ———————- This article was originally posted on the IAM Canada website. View the original post here: Masks – Know the Difference – from CCOHS

Federal Right to Refuse Dangerous Work

DOWNLOAD THE PDF FEDERAL RIGHT TO REFUSE DANGEROUS WORK {Canada Labour Code, s. 122, 128, 129, 146, 147} HEALTH AND SAFETY FACT SHEET Danger is defined in the Code as any hazard, condition or activity that could reasonably be expected to be an imminent or serious threat to the life or health of a person exposed to it before the hazard or condition can be corrected or the activity altered.… Read More »Federal Right to Refuse Dangerous Work

District 78 Healthcare Workers in Stratford Rise to the Occasion Under Difficult Circumstances

IAM District Lodge 78 members can be found working throughout the healthcare industry in Ontario, including in patient transfer, retirement homes, long-term care, and home care. Some members of the IAM’s first Local, Local Lodge 103, work at Cedarcroft Retirement, a retirement home in Stratford. “Under difficult conditions, these members have continued to provide their residents with excellent care and compassion”, says IAM District 78 Directing Business Representative Kim Valliere.… Read More »District 78 Healthcare Workers in Stratford Rise to the Occasion Under Difficult Circumstances

(BC) Expand additional Pandemic Pay to include Airport Screening Officers

(BC) Expand additional Pandemic Pay to include Airport Screening Officers Read or edit the petition MsMrMrsMissMx.Dr. Hello, We are committed to the safety of Airport Screening Officers, Transportation Workers and the Travelling Public. Airport Screening Officers are front line workers that keep the play a vital role in National Security. Airport Screening officers play a critical, front line, role in the safety and security of our country. IAMAW Union members… Read More »(BC) Expand additional Pandemic Pay to include Airport Screening Officers

(Ontario) Expand additional Pandemic Pay to include Airport Screening Officers

(Ontario) Expand additional Pandemic Pay to include Airport Screening Officers Read or edit the petition MsMrMrsMissMx.Dr. Hello, We are committed to the safety of Airport Screening Officers, Transportation Workers and the Travelling Public. Airport Screening Officers are front line workers that keep the play a vital role in National Security. Airport Screening officers play a critical, front line, role in the safety and security of our country. IAMAW Union members… Read More »(Ontario) Expand additional Pandemic Pay to include Airport Screening Officers

Pickthall letter to Ministers Morneau and Garneau

May 7, 2020 By email:   bill.morneau@parl.gc.camarc.garneau@parl.gc.ca The Honourable Bill Morneau, P.C., M.P. Minister of Finance House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 The Honourable Marc Garneau, P.C., M.P. Minister of Transport House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 Dear Honourable Ministers Morneau and Garneau, Re:      Extension of Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy I’m writing you on behalf of 36,000 members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) who… Read More »Pickthall letter to Ministers Morneau and Garneau

Heather Kelley – Human Rights and COVID-19

  ———————- This article was originally posted on the IAM Canada website. View the original post here: Heather Kelley – Human Rights and COVID-19

The Pandemic Experience: From the perspective of IAMAW Sisters

The pandemic is putting strain on many things, but not on the solidarity of IAM sisters! 28 IAM sisters and brothers connected on May 5th , a day that also commemorates missing and murdered indigenous women, to discuss the unique issues women face during the pandemic. The impact of the pandemic has not been the same for everyone; for instance, we know low wage earners are impacted by joblessness at… Read More »The Pandemic Experience: From the perspective of IAMAW Sisters