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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

District 78 Met Early March to Address COVID-19 at General Meeting

IAM District Lodge 78 met in early March 2020 for its General Meeting to address the growing COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our members and workers across Ontario. Please note that this meeting meeting was held on March 12, 2020, prior to Public Health Agency of Canada’s advisement of social distancing measures and while Canadians were still asked to continue with regular routines and activities. The IAM Canadian Office… Read More »District 78 Met Early March to Address COVID-19 at General Meeting

IAM Suspends Programming at Winpisinger Center Through End of 2020

The following notice was originally posted on the GOIAM website on March 24, 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on our economy, our employers and our membership. For many reasons, including the uncertain nature of when it will be safe for members and staff to travel and gather in groups, the Executive Council has made the decision to close the Winpisinger Education and Technology Center for the rest… Read More »IAM Suspends Programming at Winpisinger Center Through End of 2020

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)

IAM District 78 Member Penny Frangou Awarded Scholarship For WSIB Training

In early 2020, IAM member Penny Frangou was awarded a scholarship to attend worker based training on WSIB issues.  The program is offered by Prevention Link, supported by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, and is governed by the Ontario Federation of Labour. The program includes: training; mentoring; outreach; and advisory services for both unionized and non-unionized workers, workplace representatives, and employers wishing to engage in cost-effective, collaborative and results based outcomes. Penny… Read More »IAM District 78 Member Penny Frangou Awarded Scholarship For WSIB Training