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According to a senior economic development official in St. Louis, the Boeing Company was poised to announce that St. Louis would build the 777X if Machinists in the Pacific Northwest voted to reject a multi-year contract extension on January 3, 2014.
Over 50 years after the civil rights movement caught fire, and 125 years since the IAM was born in an Atlanta locomotive pit, social and economic unrest are being revived in the American South.
IAM Local 2783 Bargaining Committee members at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in St. Mary’s, GA, are ready for upcoming contract talks after attending a Negotiating Preparation for Bargaining Committees class at the William W. Winpisinger (WWW) Education and Technology Center.
Opponents of measures to increase federal and state minimum wages have long said higher wages will cost the country jobs and economic growth. Well, a recent Bloomberg report debunks that theory.
The IAM is joining the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) to help collect donated food in more than 10,000 communities for its annual Letter Carrier Food Drive.
This year’s drive will take place on Saturday, May 10.
IAM Local 175 members who work at the Harley-Davidson plant in York, PA, were recently featured in a commercial created by the Harley-Davidson Motor Company for the Super Bowl.
At a time when 21.6 million Americans remain unemployed or underemployed, it’s hard to believe anyone would say no to good-paying, secure jobs. But sometimes, fact is stranger than fiction.
Meet South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley.
Freedom of assembly is under attack in Michigan.
The state House of Representatives recently took up HB 4643, legislation that would levy massive fines against striking workers and labor organizations found to be leading or organizing a strike.
Being a woman at Qatar Airways isn’t easy.
You can get fired for being pregnant. You’ll need your boss’s permission to get married. Want to say something about it? The confidentiality clause in your contract could get you tried in Qatari Court.
A pair of developments in the volatile aerospace sector are being hailed for the multi-billion economic effects they bring to members and communities in at least six states.
TCU-IAM and its Long Island Rail Road coalition partners – SMART and NCFO-SEIU – held an historic solidarity briefing with TWU Local 100 at the latter's New York City headquarters on Friday, February 21.
IAM members in more than 800 local lodges in the United States and Canada have concluded nominations and runoff votes where necessary to determine lodge endorsements for the IAM Executive Council positions of International President, General Secretary-Treasurer and, for U.S. locals, eight General Vice Presidents.
IAM District 9, Local 777 drivers at Unimark Truck Transport in Bridgeton, MO, have won a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) suit against the company that could net over $1 million in back pay spread across up to 300 members.
Former Machinists Non-Partisan Political League (MNPL) Assistant Director Earl Robinson, the first African American to serve in that position, recently spoke about his trailblazing career at IAM Headquarters as part of the IAM’s ongoing tribute to Black History Month.
Following reports that the President will propose a one percent pay increase for federal employees in his upcoming budget, William R. Dougan, National President of the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM), says Congress should act to fairly compensate federal workers who deserve more after numerous pay freezes, political attacks and a government shutdown.
The National Mediation Board (NMB) has scheduled meetings between the principal representatives in the US Airways - IAM negotiations. The meetings are set for March 18 and 19, 2014 at the NMB offices in Washington, DC.
Following a narrow defeat last week at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, TN, plant, the United Auto Workers (UAW) has filed an appeal with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) citing outside interference by politicians and special interest groups.
Sixteen IAM members sat for a four-hour exam at the William W. Winpisinger Center in Southern Maryland in an effort to become certified employee assistance professionals.
The IAM Transportation Department, District 141 and District 142 negotiators are discussing strategy in preparation for a probable proffer of arbitration at US Airways.
By a 1,269 to 449 vote, members of District 837 in St. Louis ratified a contract extension with the Boeing Company that provides members with wage increases and an $8,000 signing bonus while improving the company’s ability to attract much-needed new work. District 837 represents nearly 2,400 workers who build the F/A-18 and F-15 fighter planes as well as the EA-18G electronic attack aircraft.
IAM District 141 announced it reached an agreement with United Airlines to pay 30,000 IAM-represented fleet service, passenger service and stockroom employees the retroactive wages they are owed, plus interest.
IAM workers and representatives from all sectors of the forest products industry, from harvesting and milling lumber to making paper and other wood fiber products, spent two days in Fort Worth, TX, sharing bargaining and organizing experiences and pooling their expertise. Their task was to identify the most important issues they face and develop ways to make future gains in a sector of the North American economy that employs more workers than the U.S. auto industry.
The late Anna Samick, the first female Business Representative in the IAM to teach at the William W. Winpisinger (WWW) Education and Technology Center, has been named a 2014 National Women’s History Month Nominee.
The IAM is proud to announce its participation as a labor partner in the White House’s newly announced $148 million Defense Department advanced manufacturing institute in Detroit.
Una mezcla diversa de miembros de habla hispana de la IAM , conocidos como el grupo de facilitadores de Liderazgo en Español se reunieron en el Centro William W. Winpisinger (WWW ) en Hollywood, MD con el fin de hacer una revisión extensiva de las clases de liderazgo en español ofrecidas en el Centro.