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As IAM members from around the country mobilized, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) scored a major political victory yesterday by including in the Aviation Innovation Reform Reauthorization Act of 2016 (AIIR) amendments that would mandate a minimum of 10 hours rest for Flight Attendants and make it a felony to assault a Customer Service Agent.
Once again, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has proposed an amendment that would cost American jobs by allowing foreign-built petroleum tankers to engage in domestic coastal shipping. In a letter to the Senate committee in charge, IAM International President Bob Martinez urged legislators to reject the amendment.
TAKE ACTION: Tell your senators to vote NO on this harmful amendment that offshores U.S. jobs.
Effective January 1, 2016, NFFE-IAM members at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, PA began seeing major benefit increases from an expansion to the General Schedule locality pay system of the Office of Personnel Management.
The House Transportation Committee is considering the FAA Reauthorization bill (H.R. 4441) today, Feb. 11, 2016.
We need every IAM member to contact members on the Transportation Committee and tell them to vote "YES" to Representative Michael Capuano's Flight Crew Fatigue Amendment to the FAA bill when it is considered.
Don’t let the opportunity for a 2016 IAM Scholarship Award pass you by.
The deadline to apply for is almost here. Applications must be postmarked no later than February 26, 2016 to be considered.