The IAM celebrated its 125th birthday in Atlanta, the city of the union’s founding, with the opening of the 2013 IAM National Staff Conference.
According to a senior economic development official in St. Louis, the Boeing Company was poised to announce that St. Louis would build the 777X if Machinists in the Pacific Northwest voted to reject a multi-year contract extension on January 3, 2014.
Over 50 years after the civil rights movement caught fire, and 125 years since the IAM was born in an Atlanta locomotive pit, social and economic unrest are being revived in the American South.
IAM Local 2783 Bargaining Committee members at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in St. Mary’s, GA, are ready for upcoming contract talks after attending a Negotiating Preparation for Bargaining Committees class at the William W. Winpisinger (WWW) Education and Technology Center.
Opponents of measures to increase federal and state minimum wages have long said higher wages will cost the country jobs and economic growth. Well, a recent Bloomberg report debunks that theory.
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