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The IAM welcomed news that former welder and trade union leader Stefan Löfven is poised to become Sweden’s next Prime Minister.
Unions representing 500,000 members in Chicago and Cook County, IL rallied in East Dundee, IL, to support the IAM Automobile Mechanics Local 701 members on strike at Piemonte Chevrolet.
The IAM is joining a coalition of nearly 600 organizations in demanding robust Congressional and public oversight over negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive free trade deal that threatens workers’ rights, the environment, food and product safety, internet freedom, patent rights and more.
Tell Congress you want fair trade, not free trade, in the TPP.
Ninety Canadian IAM members journeyed to the William W. Winpisinger (WWW) Center in Hollywood, MD, for the first-ever Canadian Political Action Committee (PAC) Symposium Center. IAM Canada staff, along with Political Action Committee members from District and Local Lodges, met to create a national agenda for political action, as well as individual action plans for Districts and Locals working toward an election in 2015.
The Jeff Goen Memorial Ride for Guides, hosted by IAM Local 709 in Marietta, GA, took in over $6,000 for Guide Dogs of America, a non-profit organization founded by an IAM member that provides guide dogs to visually-impaired men and women free of charge.
The deadline to register for the Community Service Class, by the IAM Retirees, Community and Member Services Department, has been extended to September 24.
IAM Transportation General Vice President Sito Pantoja today issued the following statement to mark the somber anniversary of 9/11.
The IAM and the State University of New York (SUNY) Empire State College (ESC) announced a new partnership that will allow IAM members to pursue higher education degrees from the ESC Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies and the ESC School of Graduate Studies. Classes will be offered at the IAM’s William W. Winpisinger Education Center in Hollywood, MD.
IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger has announced the appointment of Brianna Gregory as IAM Transportation Department Education Representative.
There’s still time to join the IAM’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) III class at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD on October 5-10, 2014.
The IAM’s popular unioNation band is growing. Do you want to be a part of history?
You’ve probably heard of the Koch brothers – right-wing billionaires who buy elections and peddle influence to further their business interests.
Now it’s time to meet the Koch sisters.
Republican South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, facing a tough re-election fight in November, is wasting no time throwing darts at her favorite target: organized labor.
With only three weeks left before the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank is scheduled to shut its doors, IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger is urging U.S. Senators to support a bipartisan bill to keep the lending agency running through 2019.
Tell Congress to support a full reauthorization of the Ex-Im Bank.
The California Court of Appeals has upheld a 2012 Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) decision that the City of Long Beach illegally furloughed its employees in 2009.
The IAM Battle of the Boards Cornhole Tournament raised over $10,000 for Guide Dogs of America, a non-profit organization founded by an IAM member that provides guide dogs to visually-impaired men and women free of charge.
On Wednesday, September 10, 2014, prepare for your internet to slow down. Well, in theory, at least.
Web activists are planning an online protest to press federal regulators for stronger rules to protect net neutrality. On September 10, websites across the internet will display an alert with a symbolic "loading" symbol (the proverbial “spinning wheel of death”), which symbolizes how internet traffic could be slowed down if the FCC doesn’t create stronger net neutrality rules.
The Department of Transportation has rejected Norwegian Air International's (NAI) request for an exemption to launch a "new" airline that would violate U.S. public interest laws and the US-EU Open Skies agreement.
Business Representatives, Organizers and Local Lodge officers from the IAM Western Territory recently descended upon Denver for the 2014 Western Territory Staff Conference.
International President Tom Buffenbarger has appointed Chattanooga, TN, Local 56 President and IAM District 711 Communicator Tim Stone to join the IAM Communications Department as a Communications Representative, effective September 1.
An important piece of IAM history received a much-needed makeover thanks to dedicated IAM members from across the country. The much-loved District 19 bell – often kidnapped and held for ransom as a fundraising tool at various Grand Lodge Conventions and district and transportation conferences – was recently refurbished by members of IAM Local 165 in Roanoke, VA.
The inaugural IAM Maine Lobstering Union (IMLU) Local 207 Golf Tournament to benefit the Guide Dogs of America will take place Sunday, September 7 at the newly-renovated Boothbay Harbor Country Club in Boothbay, ME.
A majority of Americans, 53 percent, approve of labor unions, yet more than seven in 10 say they would vote for a so-called “right-to-work” law, according to a newly released Gallup poll.
When the conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court stripped a key section from the 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA) last summer, it effectively put Congress in charge of repairing the historic legislation.
Want to spend a day on the golf course for a good cause? Register today for the Robert Roach, Jr., Invitational Golf Tournament, benefiting the Guide Dogs of America.