Union Member Rights and Officer Responsibilities Under the LMRDA The Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) guarantees certain rights to union members and imposes certain responsibilities on union officers. More >>
The IAM is a large and diverse organization, representing 720,000 members across North America. Each member makes a significant contribution to the success of the union. The mission of the IAM Headquarters is to help individual members realize that potential. The departments of the IAM mirror the diversity of the members that form the union.
President Obama will put forth a budget on Monday that calls for an end to the forced defense and domestic spending cuts known as sequestration, according to multiple media reports.
VA Secretary Bob McDonald and attorneys representing homeless veterans in Los Angeles announced an agreement that dedicates the West Los Angeles VA campus to serving veterans in need, and commits the department to design a plan to help end homelessness among veterans in Los Angeles County. The agreement is an important step forward in carrying out President Obama’s commitment that no veteran should live on the streets, or forego necessary medical and psychological services.
Here is a summary of the recent activity in the group.
VA has launched a new app, Exposure Ed, to help providers better address Veterans’ questions about the health effects of military exposures and available programs and benefits.
Do you have a website for older adults?
The National Institute on Aging at NIH now offers a new, free tool. Use it to get credible, relevant health information for your website. You don’t have to write your own material or worry about updating it. The information—based on the latest scientific findings—will update automatically.
If you are like most people, you feel cold every now and then during the winter. What you may not know is that just being really cold can make you very sick.
Older adults can lose body heat fast—faster than when they were young. A big chill can turn into a dangerous problem before an older person even knows what’s happening. Doctors call this serious problem hypothermia (hi-po-ther-mee-uh).
Ilo reports points to accelerating job growth in private sector services over the next 5 years and an increasing higher-skilled workers.