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Washington, D.C., November 22, 2015 - The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) announced that General Vice President Bob Martinez, Jr. will succeed current International President Tom Buffenbarger, who steps down on Jan.1, 2016 after a 45-year career that spans service as a local IAM Shop Steward to more than 18 years as the IAM’s top elected official.
Health insurance is expensive enough today, but a new tax scheduled to go into effect in 2018 is already making doctor’s visits and medical procedures pricier for middle-class workers.
Tell your members of Congress to co-sponsor a bill repealing the excise tax and save middle-class families from a crippling health plan cost hike.
This year has been filled with political, cultural and social ups and downs. From the historic take down of the confederate flag to the fight to stop massive deportations and protecting immigrant families – Machinists Union and other labor and community activists have stood together to change the rules.
Register for the 2016 AFL-CIO Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference today.
Guide Dogs of America (GDA), the IAM’s favorite charity, invites you to be a part of the Giving Tuesday movement. Please consider participating in this campaign dedicated to charitable giving – when charities, families, businesses, community centers, students, retailers and more come together to celebrate the spirit of giving and kick-off the holiday giving season.
Please make a donation through our Holiday Fund-A-Need campaign for GDA dogs and their partners.
International President Tom Buffenbarger has appointed Rickey Wallace from Tennessee District 711 as a Special Representative on the Southern Territory Staff, effective December 1, 2015.