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House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) refuses to take up a Senate bill aimed at extending federal unemployment insurance benefits for the jobless.
Click here to tell your House members to pass the emergency unemployment benefits extension today.
Twenty years after the ratification of NAFTA, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and other worker advocates are speaking out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), another free-trade deal that promises job growth but instead exports thousands of U.S. jobs to low-wage countries.
Click here to tell Congress it's time they support trade rules that work for America's working families.
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For the 12th consecutive year, students from New York City’s Aviation High School visited the IAM’s William W. Winpisinger (WWW) Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD for a unique look inside the U.S. transportation industry.
After a long and tenacious struggle, 13 Victim Advocates who work under a Service Contract at Joint Base Lewis McChord have gained a bit of justice. The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) has just finished its investigation and reached a settlement with their previous employer, Strategic Resources, Inc. (SRI), for a back pay settlement that could be well into the millions.
The dates for the 2014 Human Rights and Women’s programs at the William W. Winpisinger Center in Hollywood, MD have been changed. The IAM will now conduct simultaneous Human Rights and Women’s programs on October 12-17, 2014.
Negotiating Committee members at IAM District 725, Local 575 in Azusa, CA, recently prepared for upcoming negotiations with defense contractor Northrop Grumman by developing a multi-faceted strategic bargaining plan at the William W. Winpisinger (WWW) Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD.
The government spending plan proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) would gouge even more money out of the pockets of beleaguered middle-class federal workers who have already been hit with pay and pension cuts, furloughs and a government shutdown.
IAM representatives met with Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH) to discuss the effects of United’s plan to downsize its operations at Cleveland’s Hopkins Airport and the possible outsourcing of Fleet and Passenger Service work to low-paid sub-contractors in other cities.
Members at IAM Local 701 know a thing or two about fixing things. These Chicago-area Machinists make a living working on cars, trucks, RVs, forklifts and much more.
More than 300 IAM Local 2515 members have voted to end their strike at Trax International in White Sands Missile Range, NM.
The deadline to book your hotel room at the special room rate for the 2014 IAM Communications Conference is fast approaching. The cutoff date for a single or double room at the Loews New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans for $179 per night is April 24, 2014.
IAM members at Alaska Airlines have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract at the carrier covering approximately 3,000 clerical, office and passenger service employees at Alaska Airlines.
April 8 is the annual observance of Equal Pay Day, a date that marks how much extra a woman has to work in 2014 before earning what a man did in 2013.
A recent House GOP vote to redefine full-time work under the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer mandate shows its complete disregard for U.S. workers, including those who don’t work a traditional 40-hour work week.
Negotiations are moving forward on a new contract that will cover 3,500 members of IAM Local 2003 employed by Army Fleet Support (AFS) at Fort Rucker in Daleville, AL.
The plot continues to thicken in the aftermath of the controversial February 14 vote that narrowly rejected United Auto Worker (UAW) representation at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, TN plant.
The IAM urges the U.S. House to restore the previously planned production rate for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.
The IAM announced stock and stores employees at Horizon Air reached a first tentative contract with the carrier.
The IAM Southern Territory notched an important organizing victory for 450 military helicopter mechanics, technicians and maintenance personnel employed by L3 at the Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) in Corpus Christi, TX.
For more information about the IAM organizing campaign at L3, visit www.goiamtexas.com.
More than 400 IAM members across the U.S. have ratified a new three-year collective bargaining agreement with food and beverage packaging company Crown Cork & Seal.
Computer Simulation and Training Technicians working for TJ Inc. and Cubic Corp. at the Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Pensacola, located at Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, recently overwhelmingly voted “Yes” for IAM representation.
IAM members now have until Friday, April 11 to register for the Local Lodge History Project class scheduled for June 8 to 13 at the William W. Winpisinger (WWW) Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD.
The 2014 IAM Communications Conference is scheduled for Sunday, June 1 through Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at the Loews New Orleans Hotel, 300 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130.
Most everyone knows a family affected by autism, or is dealing with the disorder in their own household. Machinists Union families are no different.
During the month of April, which is recognized as Autism Awareness Month, IAM Headquarters in Upper Marlboro, MD, will be helping educate people about the disorder and hold numerous fundraising events.
The first Spanish Leadership Program of 2014 brought Spanish-speaking members from all over the U.S. and Puerto Rico to the William W. Winpisinger (WWW) Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD.