The Machinists Union of Manitoba celebrated this year’s Labour Day with the annual march, organized by the Winnipeg Labour Council and Manitoba Federation of Labour. After a loud and spirited march from Memorial Park to Central Park, union volunteers provided free hot dogs to community members at our Labour Day BBQ.
The Al Cerilli Manitoba Federation of Labour Scholarship is a $500 award presented annually by the MFL Young Members Committee to a member of an MFL affiliated union enrolled in a continuing education or post-secondary program. In selecting each year’s recipient, the MFL Young Members Committee looks for the applicant demonstrating the most significant record […]
Winnipeg’s Labour Movement displayed strength in numbers at Winnipeg Labour Council’s annual May Day march this afternoon. Families, union members and rights activists marched in solidarity from City Hall to Market Square with a united message: Protect the Natural and Human Environments! Be sure to check out the May Works Program for the full […]
IAM representatives will be meeting with Federal Employment, Workforce Development and Labour Minister Maryann Mihychuk on April 18 to discuss workers’ rights and benefits. Local reps will be visiting the minister’s constituency office in Winnipeg. For more information, or to join, contact Glenn Tomchak at (204) 979-1665 or Tony Didoshak (204) 771-9989.
LL 1953 has met with MCI seven times over the last few months and has scheduled seven more until the end of May. The committee has hopes that they will be able to have a contract to bring back for ratification by that time. We ask that you continue the support you have show your […]
After a year of negotiations, the negotiating committee for the pilots at Keewatin Air has requested the services of the FMCS to assist with getting a deal that can be brought back to the membership for ratification. While the parties have agreed to a lot of items there are still many outstanding, including wages, classifications, […]
The members of LL 2247 at Duraco Stormtite ratified a new three year agreement. This came after they had turned down the companies previous final offer on March 10,2015 and took a 100% in favor of strike action. The Negotiating committee met with the owner and HR director and managed to come up with an […]
At the March 2015 election meeting DBR Relf announced his retirement effective July 31, 2015 at the end of his current term. Glenn Tomchak of LL 1953 was acclaimed as the new DBR for the District. DBR Relf thanked all the delegates for their support and patience over the 10 years he was able to […]
For Immediate Release Toronto, ON – The Supreme Court of Canada has affirmed that the right to strike is essential to meaningful collective bargaining. “This is a great start to the new year,” said a satisfied IAM Canadian General Vice President Dave Ritchie. “We pride ourselves in that 99 per cent of our […]