Join the IAM today!

It’s your right to join the union. The law protects you and so will the IAM! “Every person is free to join a trade union of his (or her) own choice and to participate in its lawful activities…” Canadian Labour Law Thank you for signing this card in order to join the IAM. There are TWO STEPS: 1. In Québec, you are required to pay $2.00. Please send an e-transfer to siemens@iamaw.ca There is no security question as all payments

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IAMAW Leads the way on CLC Lobby Day in Ottawa – L’AIMTA ouvre la voie lors de la journée de lobbying du CTC à Ottawa

Once again, the IAMAW contributed the most participants from any one union in Canada: 84 of 400 union representatives for the CLC annual lobby day were Machinists!  This marks the third time in as many years that the IAMAW led the way for lobbying efforts on Parliament Hill. Encore une fois, l’AIMTA a contribué le plus de participants d’un syndicat au Canada: 84 des 400 représentants syndicaux pour la journée de lobbying annuelle du CTC étaient des Machinistes! C’est la

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Stan Pickthall and Gordon Falconer visit Siemens AGT! Stan Pickthall et Gordon Falconer rendent visite à Siemens AGT!

For the first time since Siemens AGT was created, IAMAW GVP, Canadian Territory, Stan Pickthall, and Chief of Staff, Gordon Falconer, visited Siemens AGT on October 10, 2019. Stan and Gord were accompanied by myself, Daren Legault and Michel Vincent (Shop Committee, 869) at the Courval site, and with Michael Munn at the 9505 Cote-de-liesse site. We then visited Test Bed 7 in Verdun to conclude the visit.  It was a pleasure to introduce Stan and Gord to several 2468

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Annual Siemens Labour Meeting – Rencontre annuelle des travailleurs Siemens

Union and company representatives from Canada, the US and Germany gathered in May for the annual Siemens Labour Meeting, held this year in San Antonio, TX. One of the most concerning topics discussed was union density within Siemens in North America; Union representation has continued to drop in the US, as Siemens moves work to non-unionized, right-to-work locations such as Charlotte in North Carolina. Unfortunately, it appears that at least one of three GP (or PG) locations in the US

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2018 IAMAW Aerospace Conference – Conférence Aérospatiale AIMTA 2018

Brother George Zoni, President, and Brother Ivan Halar, VP, attended the 2018 IAMAW Aerospace conference in Fort Worth, Texas, from September 10 to 14, 2018.  The conference served to inform members of the current state of the aerospace business as a whole and how our aerospace members were doing within that business.  As stated by International President Bob Martinez Jr., the aerospace industry in North America is booming!  Topics discussed ranged from technological changes (e.g., additive manufacturing), union density within

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Siemens Atlanta Convention

George Zoni and Nathalie Meunier were in Atlanta last week to attend the 3rd annual Siemens Workers’ Convention.  This convention brings together people from Canada, the US and Germany in order to discuss the current issues facing workers at Siemens facilities.  HR representatives from the US were on on-hand to give updates on the current situations in the US.  This event is organized by Randy Middleton of the IBEW, and facilitated by Harald Kern and Dirk Linder from Germany.  Harald is

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LL2468 Officers and Committee Members 2018-2021 SL2468 – Exécutif / membres de comités 2018-2021

The following members of LL2468 have been elected to the positions below that are in effect as of January 16 2018: Les membres de la SL2468 ici-bas sont élus aux positions suivantes effectif à partir du 16 janvier 2018:   George Zoni              President Ivan Halar                 Vice-President Juliette Martin           Recording Secretary – Secrétaire-archiviste Colin Adams             Financial Secretary – Secrétaire-trésorier Nathalie Meunier       Conductor – Sentinel Daren Legault           Trustee – Syndic Sylvain Giroux          Trustee – Syndic Sonia James             Trustee – Syndic Committees

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Nomination Results for 2018-2020 Term – Résultats des nominations pour le mandat 2018-2020

The MGM of November 14, 2017, was quite lively!  Ultimately, all positions for the 2018-2020 term were filled by acclamation.  Congratulations to all! La réunion mensuelle du 14 novembre 2017 était très animée!  En fin de compte, tous les postes pour le mandat 2018-2020 ont été pourvus par acclamation.  Félicitations à tous! RRC_Exec               Siemens_Exec

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Matt McGinn and Georges Ghetler Retire!

Happy Retirement Matt McGinn After thirty eight years Matt has decided to retire and enjoy life. Matt started at Rolls Royce on November 29, 1979. Matt started to work in the print shop as a print operator. Matt then was promoted to become the Print shop Coordinator in 1998, he did a great job and handled the load with a smile and speed and quality. In 2002 Matt became a Technical assistant the position he occupied till his retirement. IN

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