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Solidarity Wins: Verizon Workers Have Tentative Agreement

Tue. May 31, 2016

Nearly 40,000 Communications Workers of America (CWA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) members at Verizon will be returning to work Wednesday after a tentative agreement was reached with the telecommunications giant, ending a seven-week strike. The new contract includes 1,400 new jobs and pay raises of up to 10 percent.

Apply Now for Aircraft Mechanic Jobs in Las Vegas

Tue. May 31, 2016

Looking for a union job that helps keep our country safe?

M1Services at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, NV is currently hiring aircraft mechanics, especially those with F-16 avionics and engine flight line experience. M1 is hiring specialists, weapons loaders and crew chiefs.

Still Time to Enter the 2016 IAM Photo Contest

Tue. May 31, 2016

Don’t miss the opportunity to show your talent and feature your Brothers and Sisters at work by entering the 2016 IAM Photo Contest.

How Do We Close the Gender Leadership Gap?

Tue. May 31, 2016

Women still lag far behind men when it comes to holding leadership positions in the public and private sectors, according to a new American Association of University Women (AAUW) study.

Kansas City Syncreon Workers Join IAM, Ratify First Contract

Thu. May 26, 2016

About 145 workers of Syncreon. US, a subcontractor of Harley-Davidson, have become the newest members of Kansas City, MO Local 176.

The supply chain logistics provider voluntarily recognized the IAM to represent its operators, forklift operators and truck drivers after a majority of employees signed authorization cards in March 2016. In less than two months, the new IAM members have ratified their first contract.

Spokane, WA Machinists Make Their Case as Strike Continues

Thu. May 26, 2016

Click here to view a new IAM video featuring Local 86 members, District 751 leaders and members of the IAM Executive Council, including International President Bob Martinez, as they walk the walk in support of Local 86 members on strike for a fair contract at Triumph Composites Systems in Spokane, WA.

Alabama Machinist Key to Passing Bill Protecting Guide Dogs

Thu. May 26, 2016

Thanks to IAM Local 2003 member and Guide Dog of America (GDA) volunteer Adam Beasley, Alabama now has a law specifically protecting service dogs from assault for the first time in the state’s history.

IAM Organizers Chart Path for Future of Union Growth

Thu. May 26, 2016

More than 50 IAM organizers from across North America, including International President Bob Martinez, came together recently at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD to plan how the union will organize new members today and in the future.

Become a Workplace Hero at the 2016 IAM Safety and Health Conference

Thu. May 26, 2016

As IAM members know all too well, our jobs can be dangerous.

Whether you’re building the world’s most technologically advanced aircraft, ensuring airline passengers’ bags get to their destinations, battling wildfires, or any of the thousands of jobs Machinists Union members do, safety is a top concern. It’s ultimately up to us, IAM Brothers and Sisters, to make sure we go home safe every day.

Enroll Now for Federal Employees Advanced Program

Thu. May 26, 2016

The IAM will hold the 2016 Federal Employees Advanced Program at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD, July 17-22, 2016. The registration deadline for this class has been extended to June 8, 2016.

Watch: IAM Legislative Conference Shakes Up Washington

Thu. May 26, 2016

Hundreds of IAM activists converged on Washington, DC for the 2016 IAM Legislative Conference to strategize and lobby Congress on matters key to the security of IAM and other American jobs.

Discounted NASCAR ‘Tribute to Labor’ Race Day Ticket Sales Begin June 1

Thu. May 26, 2016

The Machinist Union has reserved grouped seating for the 2016 “Tribute to Labor” race day at the Chicagoland Speedway on September 18, 2016 in Joliet, IL.

10,000 Union Members March on Illinois State Capitol

Tue. May 24, 2016

Dozens of Machinists from across the state of Illinois, led by IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Philip J. Gruber, joined thousands in Springfield, IL to protest Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s anti-working family agenda.

Do You Know Where Your Oreos Come From? Support IAM Jobs by ‘Checking the Label’

Tue. May 24, 2016

Do you know where your Oreos come from? The next time you go to buy cookies or other products made by snack-maker Nabisco, check the label. If it’s not made in America, don’t buy it. Save your hard-earned dollars in support of IAM jobs.

Airline Workers Pick Up Powerful Ally in Fight Against Norwegian Air

Tue. May 24, 2016

U.S. airline workers have another friend in their fight to prevent a low-cost foreign carrier from unleashing a wave of a downward pressure on industry wages.

IAM Members Support Striking Verizon Workers

Tue. May 24, 2016

With nearly 40,000 Communications Workers of America (CWA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) members on strike at Verizon to protect their jobs from outsourcing, IAM members are finding ways to show support.

WATCH: Standing Strong with Verizon Workers

Aviation High School Students Soaring High, Making Headlines

Tue. May 24, 2016

New York City’s Aviation High School is featured in an NPR article highlighting the quality education students receive from the program, which prepares them for jobs in the aviation field right out of high school.

Penn Power Diesel Mechanics Prep for Contract Talks at W3

Tue. May 24, 2016

The IAM Local 2058 Negotiating Committee, along with District 98 staff members, recently participated in the Negotiation Preparation for Bargaining Committees program at the William W. Winpisinger Center in Hollywood, MD. Local 2058 represents skilled diesel mechanics at Penn Power Group in York Haven, PA.

Machinists Union Leaders Join Triumph Strike Line

Thu. May 19, 2016

IAM national leaders today marched in solidarity with IAM Local 86 members in Spokane, WA, who are in the second week of a strike at Triumph Composites Systems.

Trade Commission Report Shows TPP Will Be a Complete Disaster for U.S. Workers

Thu. May 19, 2016

The International Trade Commission (ITC) on Wednesday issued its much anticipated report predicting the effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on the U.S. economy, and its findings are damning for American workers.

Executive Paywatch: Your CEO Makes 335 Times More Than You

Thu. May 19, 2016

It takes the average S&P 500 CEO just over a day to make what production and non-supervisory workers earn, on average, in an entire year, according to the AFL-CIO’s newly-released Executive PayWatch.

Wisconsin Machinist, Vietnam Vet Makes His Inaugural Trip to DC War Memorials

Thu. May 19, 2016

Retired IAM member Jerry Schiltz, a Vietnam War veteran, had never been to Washington, DC to see the memorials honoring his service. Earlier this week, thanks to a Wisconsin non-profit called the Never Forgotten Honor Flight, Schiltz joined fellow veterans, and even a Green Bay Packer, on a day-long trip to the nation’s capital.

New Overtime Rule Means 12.5 Million Workers Will Soon be Getting a Raise

Thu. May 19, 2016

The Department of Labor has announced a doubling of the overtime threshold for salaried workers from $23,660 to $47,476. The long awaited change qualifies workers for overtime when working more than 40 hours a week.

Nine Machinists Earn UMass Labor Studies Master’s Degrees

Thu. May 19, 2016

Nine IAM members and staff were awarded master’s degrees in union and labor administration from the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst. On May 6, 2016, they crossed the stage to receive their diplomas from the university’s chancellor.

Amazon Boss Caught Lying to Workers Trying to Join IAM

Tue. May 17, 2016

An article in The New York Times brings to light a tall tale told by an Amazon manager in Delaware who was trying to dissuade workers there from organizing with the IAM.

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