You can also text IAMSAFETY to 55-000 to complete the survey on your mobile device. Workplace violence can take the form of a physical or emotional attack.
Nearly 17,000 workers experienced trauma from nonfatal workplace violence in 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Five-hundred Americans were victims of workplace homicide victims in 2016.
Before the holidays, members of IAMAW Local 2797 got together on their lunch break to put together 18 shoeboxes full of goodies for The Halifax Shoebox Project. Such a great initiative, and one we were proud to take part in during the holiday season!
Because the second Thursday in February falls on Valentine’s Day this year, we have decided to hold our meeting on February 7th instead. See you at the Quality Inn at 6:00 pm on Thursday, February 7th!
On Sunday, November 11th, we pause to remember those who fought and sacrificed for our freedoms.
Armistice Day, now known as Remembrance Day, was first marked in Canada on Nov. 11, 1919. That date marked the one-year anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended the First World War. This year marks the 100-year anniversary of the end of the war.
If you’re able to attend, the Nova Scotia/Nunavut Provincial Command of the Royal Canadian Legion will be holding a Remembrance Day service at Halifax Grand Parade, starting at 10:30 a.m.
The IAM is doing everything we can to help our members recovering from this destructive hurricane. Every dollar you give to the IAM Disaster Relief Fund goes directly to IAM members and their families in need.
IAM members can also receive confidential help through the IAM Employee/Member Assistance Program. Services include assistance with addictions, mental health, stress, depression and financial hardship. You can reach the confidential IAM Assistance Helpline by calling 301-335-0735 or emailing email@example.com.