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Thanks to Guide Dogs of America (GDA), District 141 member Don Wilson has a new best friend named Otto. Wilson is getting out and enjoying some things that, for the last 12 years of his life, he wasn’t sure if he would be able to do again.
For Local 1776 member Sandra Niedermair, this year’s presidential election is a choice between preserving unions and making them a relic of history.
Employees at three Sault Ste. Marie, ON auto dealerships recently voted for IAM representation, becoming the newest members of IAM Local Lodge 2332.
Nearly 1,000 IAM members and their families donned their Machinists shirts and braved the heat to ascend on King’s Island Amusement Park for their ninth annual IAM Local 1943 summer picnic.
The Negotiating Committee for Spokane WA, IAM Local 86 representing workers at ASC Machine Tools recently completed the Negotiating Preparation for Bargaining Committees Program at the Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD.
Even though most heat-related deaths are preventable, heat is the leading weather-related killer in the United States. With sweltering temperatures and high humidity continuing throughout the U.S. and Canada, please take steps to avoid heat-related illnesses at home, play and work.
Many presidential elections have been called the most important of our lives—this year that sentiment may not be hyperbole. As Bernie Sanders would say, this election is “YUGE!”
The 2016 IAM Scholarship competition has concluded and the winners have been announced.
The IAM’s message can’t reach everyone’s ears if it’s only spoken in one language. That’s why classes are delivered in three different languages at the William W. Winpisinger Center.
International President Bob Martinez has announced the appointment of Larry Rother as the IAM’s Transportation Department Communications Representative.
The Democratic National Committee’s Seniors Coordinating Council meeting, previously scheduled for Wednesday, July 27, has been moved to Thursday, July 28 from 12 to 2 p.m. In addition, the meeting will now take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19107, Room 121BC.
The important information we have on the economy—data on unemployment, wages, unions and more—doesn’t just appear out of thin air. Men and women at the Bureau of Labor Statistics are taking surveys, asking the questions that need to be asked so we always have a snapshot view of our economic health.
The IAM this week welcomed approximately 25 new fleet service workers employed by McGee Air Services, an Alaska Airlines subsidiary. The union’s recognition and first contract commenced as the company began operations at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, performing all ramp service work previously done by Delta Global Services (DGS)
The Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) is hosting its 21st National Membership Convention in Orlando, FL at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort August 18-20, 2016. IAM International President Bob Martinez will be receiving LCLAA’s Montemayor-Barraza Distinguished Service Award at the conference’s closing gala on Saturday, August 20.
The fight against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is headed to the main stage.
The Billionaire Owner of the Trump Taj Mahal Stripped His Workers’ Healthcare. The IAM Stopped By to Call Him Out.
Hundreds of IAM members, retirees and their families hit the picket line in support of 1,000 UNITE HERE members on strike at Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal. When IAM International President Bob Martinez took the microphone, he didn’t mince words.
Donald Trump says he stands with American workers.
“I will be the greatest jobs president God ever created,” the real estate mogul has said.
The IAM Midwest Territory’s 8th annual “Rides for Guides” Motorcycle Poker Run and Classic Car Show together raised over $40k to benefit Guide Dogs of America.
In a move designed to take better advantage of the skills and experience in today’s IAM Executive Council, IAM International President Bob Martinez announced today that Brian Bryant will serve as GVP in the Secretary-Treasurer’s Department at IAM Headquarters while Jim Conigliaro will assume GVP responsibilities for the IAM’s 14-state Eastern Territory.
Bill Blasi and Ron Pevny have never met, but both men have something admirable in common. They have spent their careers risking their lives fighting wildfires across the United States and they both serve as union stewards for NFFE-IAM.
The IAM and its sister union, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM), are embarking on an ambitious campaign grow worker power at Red River Army Depot in Texarkana, TX.
The IAM has won a grant to train 66 new airline and rail workers this year to become instructors to their peers on how to work safely around hazardous materials.
Register now to attend the National Labor-Management Conference held by the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) August 17-19 in Chicago. The conference will feature the latest insights and expertise on workplace challenges, opportunities and strategies for success in the future.
The IAM 2016 Grand Lodge Convention App is now available. Get your all-access pass to the 2016 IAM Grand Lodge Convention taking place September 4-9 in Chicago.
A recent article posted by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) highlighted the facts about how union-friendly the presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump really is.