District 140| Bulletin 047 Ratification Vote

Dear Brothers and Sisters, I am pleased to announce the results of the ratification vote that closed last Friday. The contract was accepted by 93% of the voting membership.I would like to take a moment to thank the Negotiations Committee for their hard work and determination. Negotiations are far from being easy in normal times, …
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Financial Aid for Airlines on the Horizon: Air Canada Negotiates a Deal

April 12, 2021 “Announcement of an aid package for Air Canada brings relief to many workers in the aviation and air transportation sectors and is a critical first step towards a recovery. Aid has been a long time coming, and will stop the hemorrhaging in the entire Canadian industry, and related industries, such as aerospace, …
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ERRONEOUS AERONET PENSION PROJECTION ESTIMATES

Dear Brothers and Sisters,Your IAMAW Air Canada Pension Committee was flooded with enquiries from our members across the entire system during the last week concerning large reductions in the value of their pension benefits in the online Aeronet pension projector. When we looked at the “Calculations Details” page of pension projections that were provided to …
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Absentee Nomination/Ballot Request

Members requesting to nominate, vote in the February endorsement vote, and/or vote in the April election by absentee should make those requests as soon as possible. Absentee nomination forms must be received by January 16, 2021. Absentee ballots for the February endorsement vote meeting must be received by February 13, 2021. Absentee Ballots for the …
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International Women’s day 2021

March 8th is International Women’s Day #ChooseToChallange A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions – all day, every day. We can choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequity. We can choose to seek out and celebrate women’s achievements. Collectively, we can all help …
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EFAP Bulletin

Dear colleagues, On behalf of EFAP, I am proud to advise you that we have decided to extend our free 3rd party counselling service (Homewood) until the end of this year (December 31, 2021).This service is free (EFAP) and available to all IAMAW members who are active, on ODS or lay-off status.  Of course, active …
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Black History Month 2021

During Black History Month, Canadians celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation it is today. In December 1995, the House of Commons officially recognized February as Black History Month in Canada following a motion introduced by …
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One More Obstacle to Airline Recovery

One More Obstacle to Airline Recovery Today’s announcement made by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau presents yet another obstacle in the IAM’s fight to preserve the aviation industry, where our members and thousands of other workers are being left out in the cold without support. With the requirement for mandatory hotel-quarantine, at a cost estimated to …
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