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.
Both Don Kennedy and Jim Reid were working with and on behalf of IAM members. To find out their activities, click Read More.
Two IAM officials have ascended to leadership positions in the 4.5-million member International Transport Workers Federation (ITF).
News Release from Oregon Department of Forestry was posted on FlashAlert: November 14th, 2014 11:41 AM
Oregon Dept. of Forestry - Astoria District
Neal Bond, incident commander
Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) will continue to visually inspect mop-up activities until all final suppression objectives are met and completed.
ODF extends its gratitude to the local fire departments for their assistance with fire suppression efforts and protecting the local neighborhoods.
Washington, DC – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that it began mailing Veterans Choice Cards on November 17 to Veterans currently waiting more than 30-days from their preferred date or the date that is medically determined by their physician for an appointment at a VA facility.
Attack on the General Secretary of the UGTT Tunisia: the ITUC expresses its condemnation and solidarity
Following the physical attack on Houcine Abassi, the General Secretary of the Tunisian trade union confederation, the Union générale tunisienne du travail (UGTT), the ITUC condemns this unacceptable violence and once again expresses its full solidarity with the UGTT, the lynchpin of Tunisia’s successful transition to democracy.
The 2 per cent extra economic growth target heralded as the major outcome of the G20 Brisbane Summit will struggle to be met as it was not accompanied by any plan to stimulate demand through higher wages and quality job creation, warned the Labour 20.
A new survey of Labour 20 members representing working people in G20 economies has found that 56 per cent of G20 policies are considered ineffective in imporoving outcomes for working people.
They are everywhere. You can't miss them. The are on the streets, on buses, in restaurants, on building sites...
The ITUC has called on governments to stop negotiations on the "Trans-Pacific Partnership" agreement, critising the secrecy and corporate bias in the current negotiations.
Against a backdrop of aging populations and persistently low economic growth, few European governments are doing enough to help recent immigrants move from low-skilled precarious jobs and into decent work, says a new report by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) and International Labour Organization (ILO).
Historic Brazilian Aerospace Strike Ends, But Workers Continue Struggle
Workers for Embraer in São José dos Campos, Brazil have vowed to continue their fight for fair wages after narrowly voting to suspend the largest strike at the company since the world’s third-largest airplane maker was privatized in 1994.