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Machinists Union, Southwest Airlines Reach Tentative Contract

The IAM announced it reached a tentative agreement with Southwest Airlines covering approximately 6,500 Passenger Service and Reservations Agents.

IAM Scores Organizing Hat Trick in Texas

The Southern Territory this week announced their latest organizing victory for 1,000 mechanics, technicians and maintenance personnel employed by URS at the Red River Army Depot (RRAD) near Texarkana, TX. The win follows a pair of successful territory campaigns earlier this year that organized 925 military helicopter mechanics, technicians and maintenance personnel employed by L3 at the Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) in Corpus Christi, TX.

Tennessee State Council Hosts Fall Meeting

Delegates from across the Volunteer State traveled to Nashville, TN recently for a full weekend of activities at the semi-annual meeting of the Tennessee State Council of Machinists. Despite a current political environment in Tennessee that is decidedly anti-worker and anti-union, the delegates are fully engaged in the upcoming midterm elections, supporting worker-friendly candidates from Memphis to Knoxville and from Clarksville to Chattanooga.

Herrnstadt to Serve on Key Aerospace Advisory Committee

IAM Chief of Staff Owen Herrnstadt will be the first ever trade union representative appointed to serve on a U.S. Industry Trade Advisory Committee (ITAC). He will be serving on the committee concerned with aerospace equipment and will represent the IAM’s viewpoint as part of U.S. labor’s interests in the aerospace industry.

TPP: The Next Big Free Trade Mistake?

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Trans-Pacific Partnership

TPP is poised to become the biggest free trade agreement since NAFTA. Keep up to date with the latest information.

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IAM 125th Anniversary

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IAM 125th Anniversary

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.

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UCubed :: Ur Union of Unemployed

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UCubed :: Ur Union of Unemployed

You lost your job. You're not alone. 20.6 million Americans face the same challenges. 

You want your job back. You want your life back. But you can't do it alone. Neither can anyone else. You all need each other. >>Read More