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Lodge President Steps Down After Record 40 Years

Thu. January 22, 2015

When the gavel comes down to open the January 2015 meeting of Rolls Royce office employees IAM Local Lodge 2468, it will mark the end of an era. For the first time in 40 years, Lee Cappadocia will not be chairing the meeting as president. His last official day in office was January 20, 2015.

‘Middle Class Economics’ Take Center Stage in Obama’s State of the Union

Thu. January 22, 2015

President Obama on Tuesday night delivered a State of the Union address full of advocacy for working families, including fighting inequality, raising wages and strengthening unions.

IAM Members Reflect, Give Back on MLK Day

Thu. January 22, 2015

IAM members from across the country took pause Monday to remember and celebrate the legacy of human, civil and workers’ rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

SC Gov. Haley Attacks Workers in State Address

Thu. January 22, 2015

Anti-union South Carolina Republican Gov. Nikki Haley used a significant portion of her annual State of the State address Wednesday night to attack workers trying to organize with the IAM at Boeing’s North Charleston, SC plant.

Join ‘Say No to Fast Track’ Call-in Today Jan. 21

Wed. January 21, 2015

Last night in his State of the Union address, President Obama told Americans that “we should write [the] rules” for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Today is your chance.

Call 1-855-712-8441 now to add your voice to the stop Fast Track campaign or email your message: Tell Congress to Vote ‘No’ on Fast Track for the TPP.

Delta Flight Attendant Addresses AFL-CIO’s 2015 MLK Civil and Human Rights Conference

Tue. January 20, 2015

At the AFL-CIO’s annual event commemorating Martin Luther King Jr.'s labor and civil rights activism, Atlanta-based Delta Flight Attendant Spencer Hayes brought the crowd to its feet as he passionately spoke about the Delta Flight Attendants' historic movement to attain collective bargaining rights at Delta Air Lines.

What to Listen For in Obama’s State of the Union Address

Tue. January 20, 2015

Working Americans will be listening closely as President Obama delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday evening at 9 p.m. ET.