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Within days of a strike that would have shut down the nation’s largest commuter railroad, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), its partner the Transportation Communications Union (TCU) and union coalition members today announced a tentative agreement has been reached with the Long Island Railroad (LIRR).
The Official Report of the Tellers for the Election of Grand Lodge Officers of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) is now available. The report shows the tally of voting by IAM members that took place in Lodge meetings in the United States and Canada in April, 2014 and the counting of those votes that took place in May, 2014.
The IAM is urging the Senate’s support of a bill that would stop rewarding multinational companies that offshore jobs. The “Bring Jobs Home Act” would eliminate the tax deduction U.S. companies receive for the costs associated with offshoring.
Members of the Greenpeace financing and fundraising department in Montréal, Canada became the newest members of IAM Local Lodge 712.
The 2014 IAM Automotive Conference is scheduled for October 7-10, 2014 at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
International President Tom Buffenbarger announced the appointment of Joe Stassi as Transportation Department Special Representative.
IAM photographers still have a chance to showcase the work your members do in the IAM Calendar.
After four years of contract negotiations, the IAM, TCU and six union coalition partners at the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), have announced a strike deadline of Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 12:01 a.m.
After being previously honored by the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) this past March, IAM General Vice President Diane Babineaux returned to the premier organization to share the IAM’s groundbreaking efforts to educate and train young workers in the transportation industry.
IAM members have until Monday, July 21 to oppose a new dangerous rule that would affect how the U.S. government develops statistics concerning manufactured goods.
Sunny skies made for a perfect backdrop to the IAM Grand Lodge’s Inaugural Bike and Poker Run, which brought out about 45 participants and raised over $5,000 for Guide Dogs of America (GDA). The event was held in honor of IAM General Secretary-Treasurer Robert Roach, Jr.
A courageous group of nearly 110 limousine drivers and airport greeters employed by Aerocar Limousine Services at the Vancouver International Airport overcame a fierce anti-union campaign to win IAM representation. The workers, who provide premium personal transportation to and from the airport and other locations, are the newest members of IAM Local 16 and IAM District 140.
Truck drivers employed at RMB Enterprises in Middletown, OH voted 2 to1 to become new members of IAM Local 1943 after a hard fought campaign.
The IAM’s “sense of community” struck a chord with a recent visitor from Australia.
IAM Local 701 auto mechanics at Al Piemonte Chevrolet in East Dundee, IL have voted to go on strike. The new members have been in negotiations for a first contract since the end of May.
Illustrating the global reach of the IAM’s Delta Flight Attendant organizing campaign, IAM Delta organizers this week were greeted with tremendous support as campaign activities expanded to London.
You may want to think twice before upgrading to the newest Apple phone, unofficially dubbed the iPhone 6, rumored to be released this fall.
A group of House Democrats are calling on the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to stop using misleading export numbers when making its case for future trade agreements, like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which is currently being negotiated in secret.
In a hotly contested election overseen by the National Mediation Board (NMB), nearly 220 Spirit Airlines ramp agents voted overwhelmingly, by 80 percent, to be represented by the IAM.
Kansas City, MO Local 778 member Jason Capra recently won the 2016 IAM Grand Lodge Convention raffle for a John Deere Gator voucher worth $14,999.
The St. Mary’s County, MD Sheriff’s Department recently honored the IAM for raising nearly $700 for the Special Olympics.
The 2014 Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) National Convention will take place in Houston at the Hilton Americas from August 6 to 8, 2014.
Extreme pro-business interests often argue that raising the minimum wage will lead to job losses, but the evidence suggests otherwise. The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) has found states that raised their minimum wage on January 1, 2014 have seen higher job growth than states where the minimum wage stayed the same.
IAM Local 1180 and District 65 will rally on Monday, July 7, 2014 in Buffalo, NY as a show of solidarity and support for IAM members and their families on strike at science and technology company Calspan.