IAM District 78 News

District 78 Retirees Christmas Party 2017

District 78 Retirees Christmas Party was held on Dec. 5, 2017. A Joyful time was had by all.  Special Thank you to Pauline, Colin, Manny and all the amazing volunteers who made this celebration possible.      

IAM DL 78 Union Sister passes away

NAGELS, Eileen Regan In her 100th year, Eileen of King Gardens in Mississauga, passed on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 following a massive stroke. She was born in London, England to Samuel Lawrence Brown and Annie (Regan) on January 11, 1918

IAM DL 78 Ottawa

With Organizing and Strengthening the IAM our first priority, District 78 sign is up at our satellite office in Ottawa.

UFCW Clerical ratify new agreement

Thursday August 24, 2017 For Immediate Release Toronto, ON – Members of IAM Local Lodge 1922, representing clerical workers at UFCW offices in Toronto and Montreal, have ratified a new collective agreement. The three-year agreement, retroactive to April 1, 2017, provides wage increases in each year. Other agreement high lights include: Improved RRSP contributions Improved Health care benefits Reinstatement of contract language for alternate summer work schedules The IAM also

IAM Local 1863/1975 Retirees Remembered Brother(s) recently passed.

Union Brother, Clarence Shephard (“Joe”) Govier, passed away August 3, 2017. Joe was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, ON, Canada, as a machinist November 14, 1973, at that time becoming a member of IAM&AW LL 1863 (now LL 1975). His passing will be acknowledged by the LL 1863 Retirees Club, and sympathy extended to his family. Union Brother, Donald James Saunders, passed away August 4, 2017. Don was… Read More »IAM Local 1863/1975 Retirees Remembered Brother(s) recently passed.

Local 717T Pin day

On Saturday September 10th IAM Local 717T held a “pin day”, in recognition of the senior members of the IAM at Magellan Aerospace in Toronto. Pizza and refreshments were served, and by all accounts, “a good time was had by all”, said Local Vice-President, Maurizio Romanelli.  

IAM LL 1863 Retirees Club

Local 1863 Retirees Visit St. Thomas Attractions   Members of the IAM Local 1863 Retirees Club recently visited the Elgin County Railway Museum and Tru-die Limited, a tool and die company, in St. Thomas, Ontario.   The party of ten first visited the CASO Station. This downtown landmark is a restored red brick building documenting the history of the railway companies that converged on St. Thomas, which became an important… Read More »IAM LL 1863 Retirees Club

The passing of a Sister from District 78 LL1295

It is with greatest sadness that I deliver to you the heartbreaking news of the death of our Sister MARGARET HIRNIAK. I have been informed that Margaret passed away suddenly and unexpectedly when she flew to Poland to visit her sick mom. Margaret will be deeply missed, leaving behind now only those fond memories we have of her. Her positive outlook on life was most admirable and she was highly… Read More »The passing of a Sister from District 78 LL1295

IAM Retirees Club DL78

From the LL 1863 Retiree Club there was the president John Stadelmann & wife Sheron and past president John White & wife Barbara went to a District 78 Retiree club meeting on May 9,2016 . It was mainly to let District 78 get to meet the LL 1863 Retiree Clubs new President John Stadelmann. We were given a very nice lunch there and a good meet and great. It was… Read More »IAM Retirees Club DL78