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IAM Honors Fallen Members

Fri. May 01, 2015

The IAM honored its fallen members during the Workers' Memorial Day ceremony at the William W. Winpisinger Education & Technology Center in Hollywood, Maryland on April 28. There was also a special remembrance. Relatives, friends and colleagues of those who have passed away during the past year attended the annual event, which aims to mourn for the dead and fight for the living, especially when it comes to workplace safety.

IAM Steps Up to Support Veteran Job Training

Thu. April 30, 2015

IAM Western Territory General Vice President Gary Allen and a delegation of IAM representatives from Southern California visited Workshops for Warriors, a non-profit organization that provides job training to veterans, to deliver a donation from the IAM and forge a partnership.

Florida Local 2777 Machinists at L-3 Vertex Approve New Contract

Thu. April 30, 2015

More than 200 members of IAM Local 2777 in Milton, FL have ratified a strong collective bargaining agreement with L-3 Vertex Aerospace at Whiting Field Naval Air Station in Milton, FL.

Union Organizing and Voting Rights with IAM Activist Clarence Gaskins (VIDEO)

Thu. April 30, 2015

IAM retiree Clarence Gaskins recently turned 76, but the longtime union activist and Connecticut Local 700 member isn’t slowing down.

WATCH: “How Many Bubbles in a Bar of Soap?”

Americans Overwhelmingly Support Right to Unionize, Poll Finds

Thu. April 30, 2015

A large majority of Americans support the right of workers to join a union, according to a recent survey by Pew Research Center.

Fifty-two percent of those polled said declining union density is bad for working people. Since 1983, the share of workers represented by a union has dropped by about half to 12.3 percent.

Last Chance to Register for 2015 IAM Women’s Training

Thu. April 30, 2015

Are you a proud IAM member who wants to learn how to increase the role of women in your union? The IAM has the training for you.

The Women’s Basic Program will be held May 31-June 6, 2015 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. The deadline to submit your registration is Wednesday, May 6.

How Many Bubbles In A Bar of Soap?

Wed. April 29, 2015

Clarence remembers the long, hard journey he had to take to gain the right to vote and today he makes sure that right isn't lost for others.