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.
The Democratic National Committee’s Seniors Coordinating Council meeting, previously scheduled for Wednesday, July 27, has been moved to Thursday, July 28 from 12 to 2 p.m. In addition, the meeting will now take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19107, Room 121BC.
NEW FIRES (10 acres or larger reported on ODF-protected lands over the past 24 hours):
No new fires reported on ODF protection.
Fires on other jurisdictions
This fire is burning on BLM 20 miles east of Wasco. It is currently 12,500 acres and 10 percent contained. The fire started near the John Day River and burned southeast into Hay Canyon. It is burning in grass and light brush being pushed by erratic winds with gusts to 30 mph. Light rain fell over fire area yesterday. Gillam County fire districts and Bureau of Land Management resources are on scene.
The fight against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is headed to the main stage.
|IAM members at Office Remedies, Inc. in Atlanta, a contractor for the Bureau of Labor Statistics, hold a rally outside the Sam Nunn Federal Building. The company has refused to bargain in good faith.|
The important information we have on the economy—data on unemployment, wages, unions and more—doesn’t just appear out of thin air. Men and women at the Bureau of Labor Statistics are taking surveys, asking the questions that need to be asked so we always have a snapshot view of our economic health.
In Atlanta, 81 such data collection workers for a BLS contractor, Office Remedies Inc., overwhelmingly voted to organize with the IAM in October 2015.
“This seems like a hell of a fuss over something that happened 50 years ago,” Army Veteran Charles Kettles told the president before today’s White House event.
That “fuss” he’s referring to is being awarded of the Medal of Honor.
Kettles originally received a Distinguished Service Medal for his courageous actions on May 15, 1967, but today he was awarded the Medal of Honor, joining a small but distinguished group of recipients.
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Donald Trump and the Republican National Convention just ratified the most conservative, right-wing Party platform in history. Despite repeated assurances from Trump that he will “never cut Social Security,” the official Republican Platform uses coded language to covertly attack Social Security such as: