OSHA, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Sign Agreement Strengthening Protections For Workers From Coercion, Retaliation

Thu. July 24, 2014

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen the coordination and cooperation between the agencies regarding the anti-retaliation provision of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act.

Raging Forest Fires Across The Region

Sun. July 20, 2014

The Woodworkers Department would like to take a moment to recognize the thousands of men and women battling the wildfires burning throughout the Northwest. 

HPWO Staff Week: July 21 - 25, 2014

Fri. July 18, 2014

Jim Reid will be in Gambier, Ohio this week. Click "Read More" for further information.

International President Tom Buffenbarger signs HPWO Partnership Agreement

Wed. July 16, 2014

On July 2, 2014, International President Tom Buffenbarger travelled to Jamestown, New York to meet with leaders of IAM Local Lodge 2105 and District Lodge 65 and corporate and local managers at the TitanX plant.

Local 701 Auto Mechanics Strike in Illinois

Fri. July 11, 2014

IAM Local 701 auto mechanics at Al Piemonte Chevrolet in East Dundee, IL have voted to go on strike. The new members have been in negotiations for a first contract since the end of May.

HPWO Staff Week: July 14 - 18, 2014

Fri. July 11, 2014

Jim Reid will be on the road this week. Click "Read More" for further information.

House Dems Expose Bogus U.S. Trade Numbers

Thu. July 10, 2014

A group of House Democrats are calling on the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to stop using misleading export numbers when making its case for future trade agreements, like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which is currently being negotiated in secret.