IAM District Lodge 78 represents thousands of front-line health care workers throughout Ontario in retirement homes, long-term care, patient transfer, and home care. They are our health care heroes, risking their health to protect ours. IAM continues to fight for our members and for all health care workers in Canada, to ensure that employers and governments do a better job providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), training, access to WSIB, and… Read More »Thank You to Our IAM District 78 Health Care Heroes
IAM Local Lodge 1231
IAM Local Lodge 1231 held its first General Meeting of the new year on January 16, 2020 at the IAM District Lodge 78 office. It was a full house, with discussion and motions focused on resolving issues in the workplace, setting a course for the IAM 2020 convention book, and local lodge operations. The meeting also provided an important opportunity for local leaders to connect and support members. About Local… Read More »Full House For IAM Local Lodge 1231 at January General Meeting
On Monday, December 16, 2019, health care workers from IAM Local Lodge 1231 held their very first Christmas social at the District 78 office. “The event was very well attended by the membership,” said IAM Grand Lodge Representative Ralph Martin. “A good time was had by all.” IAM Local Lodge 1231 represents more than 2,400 Personal Support Workers and Registered Nursing Staff, including Registered Practical Nurses and Registered Nurses.
IAM Local Lodge 1231 has been accepting feminine hygiene donations for the past few weeks. At their local meeting on November 21, 2019, everything was brought together and readied for donation. The contributions will be taken to Women’s Habitat in Etobicoke, Ontario. Women’s Habitat is a community-based shelter and outreach centre that provides support to women, and their dependents, who are survivors of violence and poverty. Thanks to Local 1231… Read More »IAM Local 1231 Assists Its Sisters By Collecting Feminine Hygiene Products For Women in Need
Dignity Matters The most requested and needed item at Woman’s Shelters and Food banks are Feminine Hygiene Products, and they are the one thing that is rarely donated. The IAM Local Lodge 1231 Women’s Committee wants to help the women in our local area by giving them a little bit of dignity when it comes to their personal care. How You Can Help Please donate boxes or packages of: Tampons… Read More »Assist Your Sisters: Donate Feminine Hygiene Products to Women in Need