IAM Canada News

The following news items were originally posted on the IAM Canada website.

Canada’s Unions deliver clear priorities for federal airline relief package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 28, 2020 Press Release Canada’s Unions deliver clear priorities for federal airline relief package OTTAWA – Today, Canada’s airline unions met with the Minister of Finance and Minister of Transportation to share the concerns of aviation industry workers and to provide solutions to ensuring the sector’s viability. Chief among their priorities is to ensure that any federal financial aid package responds to the needs of workers… Read More »Canada’s Unions deliver clear priorities for federal airline relief package

#PhysicalDistancing – Three tweets from Dr. Teresa Tam, The Chief Public Health Office

Dr. Teresa Tam, the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada is suggesting a more accurate term to use in these times of crisis. Words are important because they can also dictate our behaviour. 1/3 Ok Canada, you said it #PhysicalDistancing is the new #SocialDistancing! We need to ↑ physical distance but NOT ↓ our virtual social interactions. Therefore, going forward I will be using #PhysicalDistancing. #COVID19 #TogetherApart 2/3 Practice #PhysicalDistancing… Read More »#PhysicalDistancing – Three tweets from Dr. Teresa Tam, The Chief Public Health Office

COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool (Govt. of Canada)

COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool by province or territory https://ca.thrive.health/covid19/en ———————- This article was originally posted on the IAM Canada website. View the original post here: COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool (Govt. of Canada)

Letter to Bill Morneau and Marc Garneau from Hassan Yussuff, CLC President

Le français suivra March 23, 2020 File: 20403-F01/T01 The Honourable Bill Morneau, P.C., M.P. Minister of Finance House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 By email: bill.morneau@parl.gc.ca The Honourable Marc Garneau, P.C., M.P. Minister of Transport House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 By email: marc.garneau@parl.gc.ca Dear Ministers: We write to you on behalf of over 50,000 airline employees in Canada. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is taking an extraordinary… Read More »Letter to Bill Morneau and Marc Garneau from Hassan Yussuff, CLC President

COVID-19 Resource centre (CLC)

Canada’s unions are standing with workers and their families during this unprecedented pandemic. It’s time to support one another and join together to ensure that everyone receives the support they need to get through this current crisis. This portal will provide links to our latest statements and actions you can take right now. COVID-19 Resource centre ———————- This article was originally posted on the IAM Canada website. View the original… Read More »COVID-19 Resource centre (CLC)

Social distancing (Public Health Agency of Canada)

Social distancing (infographic) Download the alternative format (PDF format, 247 KB, 1 page) Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada Date published: March 18, 2020 Together, we can slow the spread of COVID-19 by making a conscious effort to keep a physical distance between each other.  Social distancing is proven to be one of the most effective ways to reduce the spread of illness during an outbreak.  With patience and cooperation, we can… Read More »Social distancing (Public Health Agency of Canada)

A Message from IP Martinez on the Coronavirus Crisis

Dear Sisters and Brothers, I am writing to you in an environment of fear and uncertainty. Many of our members in the U.S. and Canada have already been impacted by the fallout from the coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic. Undoubtedly, more effects will be felt by our membership, by our two countries and globally as this crisis unfolds. I want to first assure you that the IAM—at every level—is fighting to ensure… Read More »A Message from IP Martinez on the Coronavirus Crisis

District 140 Bulletin – Air Canada TMOS – Off-Duty Status

TO ALL IAMAW MEMBERS OF AIR CANADA – TMOSARTICLE 20.14 – OFF DUTY STATUS Dear Brothers and Sisters: On March 19th the General Chairpersons representing Air Canada TMOS, Finance and Clerical bargaining unit members attended a much-anticipated conference call with Air Canada Labour Relations. The IAMAW was officially notified of Air Canada’s intention to place a significant yet unidentified number of TMOS members on Off-Duty Status as per Article 20.14… Read More »District 140 Bulletin – Air Canada TMOS – Off-Duty Status