New Dana Canada Agreement.

Machinists ink new agreement with Dana Canada

Monday April 23, 2018   For Immediate Release   Cambridge, ON – Members of IAM Local Lodge 103 have ratified a new collective agreement with Dana Canada. “We tried to make improvements for our members while keeping an eye on the automotive marketplace,” explained IAM District 78 Directing Business Representative Derek Ferguson. “The increases given to our millwrights is a case in point. The rates were not competitive with others.

Universal Drug Plan

Pharmacare

Why Pharmacare?

Canada’s unions are proud that we’ve won health insurance coverage for many of our members. But we believe anyone with a health card should have coverage for the medicines they need. That’s why we’re working to win a universal prescription drug plan that covers everyone in Canada, regardless of their income, age or where they work or live.  Continue reading

Safe and Healthy Workplace

April 27, 2018

Too often, workers face dangers at work: from temp workers killed or injured on factory lines, to workers exposed to harmful chemicals, to violence and harassment on the job and domestic violence, which too often goes unrecognized as a workplace hazard. Sadly, too many employers ignore regulations that protect their employees. Tragic worker deaths and injuries are all too common, with many injured workers left unable to return to the workplace and living in poverty. Continue reading