District 140 | Bulletin 28 EFAP Online Zoom Workshops

Dear Brothers and Sisters, The District 140 EFAP have been in contact with a Company called Air Institute, they specialize in resilience and mental fitness training. Air Institute is currently offering three on-line modules dealing with mental health strategies that may help with struggles you or your family members may be experiencing. Your EFAP has …
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Distrcit 140 | Bulletin 27. EFAP Benefits – CEWS & CERB

Dear Sisters and Brothers: I truly hope you and your families are keeping healthy and well during these very difficult times. Over the past few days, I have received calls in regard to our EFAP benefit plan and how the plan is affected given the different Government-funded plans. As of right now, whether you choose …
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District 140 | Bulletin 22 Frequently Asked Questions

Dear Sisters and Brothers: All employers in the aviation sector have been dramatically affected by government directives enacted as part of the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The steps taken to date include recommendations that Canadians avoid all non-essential international travel, including to the United States, and directing all international travel to just four …
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District 140| Bulletin 21 CANADA EMERGENCY WAGE SUBSIDY (CEWS)

Dear Brothers & Sisters: The IAMAW along with the other Air Canada Unions entered into a Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) arrangement with Air Canada. This new arrangement brings members on Off-Duty Status (ODS), or who were laid off after March 15, 2020, back onto the Air Canada payroll. Members will have the option of …
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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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District 140 | Bulletin 016 Air Canada Off-Duty Status (ODS) Pension Buyback Q&A

Dear Brothers & Sisters:Below is an Off-Duty Status (ODS) Pension Buyback Q&A: Q1: How will the assumed pensionable earnings used to determine the amount of required pension contributions be calculated? A: Assumed pensionable earnings during ODS will be based on the compensation rate (wage) that the member earned in the pay period immediately prior to …
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District 140 | Bulletin 015. Employee and Family Assistance Program – Canadian EFAP Resources

Dear Sisters and Brothers, To all IAMAW members in Transportation District 140, I would first like to thank all of you who continue to go to work throughout all that is going on in our world. Without your efforts during these difficult times Canada would have ground to a halt. Going to work right now …
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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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