Canada : Machinists Expand in the Steel City
Wednesday July 27, 2016
For Immediate Release
Sault Ste. Marie, ON – The International Association of Machinists has added another bargaining unit to its family of auto dealerships in the
Service Department employees at Superior Nissan as well as employees at Superior Custom and Detailing and Superior Used Cars are the newest members of IAM Local Lodge 2332. “We’re delighted with this organizing win,” said IAM Grand Lodge Representative/Organizer Scott Jackson. “We have four dealerships here in the Soo and we pride ourselves on servicing the membership and their collective agreements speaks for themselves. This new group approached us based on what we have done at the other dealerships. They want a voice in their workplace, better wages and a pension plan, it’s as simple as that.”
The 25 new members include Auto Technicians, Service Writers and Parts personnel at Superior Nissan, Detailers and Installers at Superior Custom and Detailing and Auto Technicians who refurbish cars for resale at Superior Used Cars.
The IAM represents members at Superior Dodge, Maitland Motors, Highland Ford and Prouse Motors in the Soo.
IAM represents automotive workers on Vancouver Island and the lower mainland of British Columbia, in Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie and Toronto in Ontario as well as in New Brunswick and Newfoundland.
For further information:
Scott Jackson – IAM Grand Lodge Representative/Organizer
Ralph Martin – IAM Grand Lodge Representative
Bill Trbovich – IAM Director of Communications
416-386-1789 Ext #6331/416-735-9765