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.
Hong Kong: Workers Strike in Support of Student Democracy Movement
Brussels, 29 September 2014 (ITUC OnLine): Workers from across Hong Kong have responded to a call from trade union centre HKCTU to join strike action in support of democratic reform, as security forces continue their violent repression of peaceful protests led by students.
Apprenticeships bring skills to young Jordanians
Jordan is a "young" country, with over 60 per cent of its population under 30. But Jordan's youth face the difficult task finding work, as more than half of them are unemployed. Part of the reason is a mismatch between what they learn at school and the skills needed in the labour market. A new programme by the ILO and the International Youth Foundation is trying to give Jordan's young people the skills they need to compete successfully for the jobs that are available.
International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF) shares their bi-annual report, which includes a graphic of ILRF's new strategic approach and highlights from their campaign wins.
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If you have VA issues you can call the VFW at 800-VFW-1899 or go to http://vfw.org/.
For more than 25 years, Bill Bauman and Ann Spungen have worked together to make the lives of paralyzed Veterans better. Last night, their dedication to their patients at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in the Bronx was recognized as the pair was awarded the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Science and Environment Medal.
via Bloomberg - Sept. 18 — First-year federal employees who are military veterans with significant servicerelated disabilities would receive 104 hours of sick leave up front from their employing agencies under legislation approved by voice vote by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Sept. 17.