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Machinist Union Members Win New Contract at Schneider Electric, Strike Ends

For Immediate Release

Washington, D.C., October 19, 2014 – Members of Local 2069 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) voted today to accept an improved offer from Schneider Electric which ends a two-week strike by more than 300 IAM members in Schneider’s Square D facility in Peru, Indiana.


Illinois Machinists Host Rally with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

IAM District 9, Local 660 in East Alton, IL, hosted AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka at a rally of members from the Greater Madison County Federation of Labor, Southwestern Illinois Central Labor Council, and the Southwestern Illinois Building and Construction Trades.

IAM Transportation Safety Program Wins National Safety Council Honors

The IAM’s Joint Air Transport Safety Committee (JATSC) was recognized by the National Safety Council as a recipient of their “Exemplary Service to Safety Award” for their ongoing efforts to protect the safety and health of the workers in the airline industry. The JATSC was established by the IAM’s Transportation Department with representatives from all the airline districts.

Supreme Court Upholds North Carolina Voter Suppression

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled the state of North Carolina can implement a voter suppression law that cuts early voting, ends same-day registration and prohibits out-of-precinct voting.

Deadlines Near to Register for 2014 Guide Dogs Conference

The deadline to book a hotel room at the discounted rate for the 2014 Guide Dogs of America (GDA) Conference in Las Vegas is October 24, 2014. This year’s conference will be held November 20-22.

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