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Cost of Living

Wed. March 04, 2015

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

ViewPoint with Clayola Brown

Tue. March 03, 2015

Clayola Brown, Civil and Labor Rights leader, talks about Selma.

Solidarity Prevails in IAM Showdown with Kentucky Contractor

Tue. March 03, 2015

Members of IAM Local 219 voted on Monday to ratify a new contract with defense contractor Allsource Global Management (AGM), a Lockheed Martin subcontractor, at the Bluegrass Station Army Depot near Lexington, KY. The new contract restores nearly all of the proposed cutbacks that triggered the October 1, 2014 strike and forced members onto picket lines for five months.

IAM Members Ready to Storm Capitol Hill to Stop Fast Track

Tue. March 03, 2015

The IAM is joining the AFL-CIO and other allied unions and organizations in a Stop Fast Track Lobby Day on March 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. IAM members will be out in force, meeting with U.S. Senators and Representatives to explain why Fast Track and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement is shaping up to be a disaster for America’s working families.

TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to vote NO on Fast Track for the TPP

Workers Everywhere Deserve an Apology for Walker’s Outrageous Comments

Tue. March 03, 2015

Working people in Wisconsin were having a bad week already.

Their own state representatives, paid for and bought out by corporate interests, are ramming through a so-called “right-to-work” law for no other reason than to silence workers’ voices and eviscerate unions. Anti-worker Gov. Scott Walker said he expects to sign the legislation into law this week.

District 837 New Machinists Picket with Local 701 Strikers

Tue. March 03, 2015

The IAM District 837 “New Machinists,” a grassroots group of the younger and newly-initiated members, drove nearly five hours after their night shifts in St. Louis to show solidarity to striking IAM Local 701 members in East Dundee, IL.

Register for Young Machinists Training by March 18

Tue. March 03, 2015

The deadline to register for the IAM Young Workers Strategy Program, to be held May 3-8 at the William W. Winpisinger (WWW) Center in Hollywood, MD, is only two weeks away.