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IAM Local Lodge 235 Members Ratify New Three-Year Collective Agreement

IAM Local Lodge 235 members at Hobart Canada ratified a new three-year agreement on Monday evening. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the group met virtually to discuss the changes to the Collective Agreement. IAM District Lodge 78 Business Representative Eric Johnson explained that “the committee consisting of Steven Straub, Kumar Balkaran, and Chee Leong were very effective in advancing the interests of the membership and setting the stage for future rounds… Read More »IAM Local Lodge 235 Members Ratify New Three-Year Collective Agreement

IAM Local Lodge 235 Members at Markham Acura Ratify New Two-Year Agreement

IAM Local Lodge 235 members at Markham Acura recently ratified a new two-year agreement. Highlights include annual wages increases, increases to certification premiums, language improvements to paid sick leave, and the introduction of a pension plan. IAM District 78 Business Representative Eric Johnson noted that “the negotiations committee, James Kerr and Muhittin Ciplak, did an excellent job conveying the needs of the membership, specifically regarding competitive wages and the need for a pension.”… Read More »IAM Local Lodge 235 Members at Markham Acura Ratify New Two-Year Agreement

IAM Local Lodge 235 Members Employed by Metrolinx Ratify New Three-Year Collective Agreement

IAM Local Lodge 235 members employed by Metrolinx recently ratified a new three-year agreement. The negotiating committee held several virtual ratification meetings over a couple of days to review the changes contained in the tentative agreement. The agreement now includes wage increases in each year of the agreement, as well as language improvements, including an increase in union orientation time with any new IAM members. Vacation carryover/payout and overtime language… Read More »IAM Local Lodge 235 Members Employed by Metrolinx Ratify New Three-Year Collective Agreement