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Fallen IAM Members Mourned on Workers’ Memorial Day

Thu. April 28, 2016

The labor movement recognizes April 28 as Workers’ Memorial Day to honor the thousands of workers killed, injured or sickened on the job each year. It’s a day to mourn deeply personal loses, and also a day to strengthen our resolve to ensure workers everywhere are given the safest workplace possible.

IAM to Congress: Airport Customer Service Agents Deserve Protection

Thu. April 28, 2016

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill being debated in Congress isn’t complete until the Senate includes language protecting airport Customer Service Agents from assault, write IAM Transportation General Vice President Sito Pantoja and Transportation Trades Department President Edward Wytkind in The Hill.

Machinists Succeed in Moving Forward Funding for United Launch Alliance Rockets

Thu. April 28, 2016

The IAM’s lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill paid off when a House committee approved an amendment allowing United Launch Alliance (ULA) to obtain 18 RD-180 rocket engines. The IAM has hundreds of members at ULA.

IAM Members Lend Hand to Flooded Houston Community

Thu. April 28, 2016

Houston is reeling after a historic Tax Day deluge dropped up to 24 inches of rain in parts of the metro area. Hit especially hard was Greenspoint, a low-income community in the shadows of Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

Enroll Now for Federal Employees Advanced Program

Thu. April 28, 2016

The IAM will hold the 2016 Federal Employees Advanced Program at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD, July 17-22, 2016. The registration deadline for this class is May 9, 2016.

Tuesday’s Victories Move Clinton Closer to Nomination

Thu. April 28, 2016

Union members in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic helped propel Hillary Clinton to victories in four out of five primary contests held Tuesday, moving the IAM-endorsed candidate within arm’s length of the Democratic nomination for president.

Sullivan, Sizemore Join Eastern Territory Staff

Thu. April 28, 2016

IAM District 4 Directing Business Representative Dave Sullivan and former Eastern Territory Education Representative Doug Sizemore have been appointed Special Representatives in the IAM’s Eastern Territory.