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IAM, United Reach Tentative Agreement for Maintenance Instructors

Thu. August 21, 2014

IAM District 141 and United Airlines have reached a tentative agreement for IAM-represented maintenance instructors.

ITF Congress Elects IAM, TCU Reps to Key Leadership Positions

Thu. August 21, 2014

The 43rd International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) Congress in Sofia, Bulgaria featured a week of strategizing to protect transportation workers globally.

Young Machinists Chart IAM’s Future at New WWW Class

Thu. August 21, 2014

Nearly 30 of the IAM’s next generation of leaders and activists gathered at the William W. Winpisinger (WWW) Education and Technology Center in Southern Maryland for the first-ever Young Machinists pilot program.

Pelletier: ‘Employee Freedom Week’ is an Anti-Worker Sham

Thu. August 21, 2014

The Big Business-backed “Employee Freedom Week,” which ran from August 10 to 16, was merely an attempt to turn public opinion against unions and convince workers to vote against their own interests, writes Connecticut AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer and IAM member Lori Pelletier.

Machinists Come Together to Support Native Veterans

Thu. August 21, 2014

IAM members lent a helping hand to veterans at the American Lake Veterans Administration, just outside of Joint Base Lewis McChord in Tacoma, WA. The base supports Native-American ceremonies for military personnel suffering from PTSD and other issues like substance abuse.

Unions Urge DOT to Deny Norwegian Air Scam

Tue. August 19, 2014

The IAM, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) called on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to reject an application for a foreign air carrier permit submitted by Norwegian Air International (NAI). In comments filed yesterday, the unions, representing over 80,000 Flight Attendants, urged the DOT to uphold the strong labor protections outlined in the U.S.-E.U. Air Transport Agreement (ATA) known as Open Skies.

IAM Mourns Fallen Lobsterman Jeremy Philbrook

Tue. August 19, 2014

The IAM Maine Lobstering Union (IMLU) Local 207 mourns the loss of member Jeremy Philbrook, who died on the job last week after falling overboard and drowning, investigators believe. Philbrook, 36, was an early, key supporter of the formation of the IMLU.