GVP Pickthall Year-End Special Message – December 2020

Sisters and Brothers: As we approach the end of 2020, I take this opportunity to wish all IAM members and their families the very best for this Holiday Season! On behalf of the IAM Executive Council, and all the Staff and officers across Canada, I bring Seasons Greetings. In December last year as I wrote …
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Harvest Manitoba Online Donation

CLICK HERE TO DONATE Season’s greetings from your Human Rights and Women’s Committee This past year has been hard on everyone.  For those less fortunate it has been an exceptionally difficult year and more than ever, Manitoba Harvest (formally Winnipeg Harvest) needs our support and generosity to continue helping hungry children, hardworking families and struggling …
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October is Women’s History Month!

CANADIAN WOMEN OF IMPACT Following is just one example of a Canadian woman of impact: Chantal Petitclerc. She had to overcome significant barriers to accomplish her goal. You can read about her and other dynamic Canadian women in the links listed at end this message. Let us honour these women by: -reading a story about …
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IAWAW Letter to Ministers Freeland and Garneau | Re-Nationalization of Canada’s Airlines – the Time is Now!

October 20, 2020 The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Finance/Deputy Prime MinisterThe Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of TransportHouse of CommonsOttawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Email: Chrystia.Freeland@parl.gc.caEmail: Marc.Garneau@parl.gc.ca Dear Ministers Freeland and Garneau: Subject: Re-Nationalization of Canada’s Airlines – the Time is Now! We have all watched with horror as the Covid Pandemic has impacted friends and …
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The Wage Subsidy Program: Canadian Workers’ Lifeline – Not to be taken away

Add your name to demand employers maintain their Employees on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy by clicking the link below: Wage Subsidy Program – Not to be taken away The Wage Subsidy Program: Canadian Workers’ Lifeline – Not to be taken away 9,000 air transportation workers and IAM members are calling on you as their …
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IAMAW | Proposed Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Arrangement Would Place IAMAW Members Back On Payroll

April 8, 2020 For immediate release Toronto, ON- The airline industry has been heavily impacted by the pandemic with countries closing borders and placing restrictions on movement. This has translated into reduction of flights and massive furloughs of air transportation workers throughout the world, and the impact has been just as severe in Canada. As …
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IAMAW | Canada Emergency Response Benefit – What you need to know

Over the last couple of weeks the federal government has made announcements about benefits available through the EI program for workers. Until recently, workers could access, in addition to regular benefits, the EI Sickness Benefit and the Emergency Care Benefit. These two programs have now been merged into the Canada Emergency Response Benefit. The Canada …
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IAMAW | EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE What you need to know

As you and your family face this difficult time, the IAM is here to offer help and support. This document provides information on EI regular benefits, EI Sickness Benefits, and other benefits you may be entitled to as a result of this lay-off. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact your shop steward, …
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