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.
During the week of November 18-22, 2013, eight new I.A.M. C.R.E.S.T Associate Instructors from IAM District Lodge 142, US Airways and Air Wisconsin, completed a Train the Trainer program
Don Kennedy and Jim Reid are working with IAM members and management leaders in Calvert City, KY and Gambier, OH this week. For further information about their activities click "Read More."
Since 1911, the contributions and accomplishments of women have been celebrated. First with International Women's Day, then National Women's History Week and finally by Presidential Proclamation beginning in 1987 Women's History Month.
Across the country, communities and organizations host events, award ceremonies and other commemmorative activiites to honor women whose achievements deserve recognition. Below are a few resources to learn more about historical women and Women's History Month:
In an article published in the Bloomberg Daily Labor Report, three female congressional representatives comment on female worker issues being top economic concerns. The comments were given at an event hosted by the National Partnership for Women and Families and preceeds the Senate vote on raising the minimum wage expected in late March.
With two-thirds of minimum wage workers being women, raising the minimum wage is a women's issue according to Sen Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). Representatives Donna Edwards (D-MD) and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) echo Warren's sentiments and are working the issue in the House.
Women's History Month began with International Women's Day in 1911. The celebration of women's accomplishments evolved into Women's history week and then ultimately, in 1987, Congress passed Public Law 100-9 requesting the President designate March as Women's History Month. Since then, annual Presidential Proclamations have been issued.
Click more to read President Barack Obama's 2014 Proclamation.
Jim Reid visited the home of Rosie the Riveter in Nashville, TN on February 27th. To learn more about his visit click "Read More"
Since the beginning of social media, employers have been concerned about negative postings and comments, issuing social media policies that control, discourage and outright forbid making negative statements online. Thanks to a new ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Georgia-Pacific employees' social media policy has been overturned and employees are now able to discuss work on social media sites without fear of punishment.