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Cost of Living

Thu. July 28, 2016

The latest CPI-W (Consumer Price Index-Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers) information.

IAM Member Teams up with ‘Otto’ from GDA

Thu. July 28, 2016

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.

IAM Retiree Power Comes to the Democratic National Convention

Thu. July 28, 2016

For Local 1776 member Sandra Niedermair, this year’s presidential election is a choice between preserving unions and making them a relic of history.

Canada Auto Dealership Workers Vote IAM Yes

Thu. July 28, 2016

Employees at three Sault Ste. Marie, ON auto dealerships recently voted for IAM representation, becoming the newest members of IAM Local Lodge 2332.

Union Pride on Display as 1,000 Attend Local 1943 Picnic

Thu. July 28, 2016

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.

Spokane, WA Members at ASC Machine Tools Complete Negotiating Prep Class

Thu. July 28, 2016

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.

Employment and Unemployment

Thu. July 28, 2016

In June, the unemployment rate rose to 4.9 percent.