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Day of Dissent against T.P.P.

Fri. February 12, 2016

A heated progressive movement warmed-up a winter day in Washington, D.C. by expressing displeasure about the Trans Pacific Partnership, also known as the T.P.P.  Trade unions, such as the IAM, joined pro-labor politicians at Congress and advocacy groups such as Public Citizen, to criticize the tyrannical trade deal.  

IAM Scores Major Legislative Victory

Fri. February 12, 2016

As IAM members from around the country mobilized, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) scored a major political victory yesterday by including in the Aviation Innovation Reform Reauthorization Act of 2016 (AIIR) amendments that would mandate a minimum of 10 hours rest for Flight Attendants and make it a felony to assault a Customer Service Agent.

Tell the Senate to Protect U.S. Shipbuilding Jobs

Thu. February 11, 2016

Once again, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has proposed an amendment that would cost American jobs by allowing foreign-built petroleum tankers to engage in domestic coastal shipping. In a letter to the Senate committee in charge, IAM International President Bob Martinez urged legislators to reject the amendment.

TAKE ACTION: Tell your senators to vote NO on this harmful amendment that offshores U.S. jobs.

NFFE-IAM Army Depot Workers in Pennsylvania Score Major Pay Boost

Thu. February 11, 2016

Effective January 1, 2016, NFFE-IAM members at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, PA began seeing major benefit increases from an expansion to the General Schedule locality pay system of the Office of Personnel Management.

Congress Poised to Vote TODAY on Airline Worker Assault Protection

Thu. February 11, 2016

The House Transportation Committee is considering the FAA Reauthorization bill (H.R. 4441) today, Feb. 11, 2016.

We need every IAM member to contact members on the Transportation Committee and tell them to vote "YES" to Representative Michael Capuano's Flight Crew Fatigue Amendment to the FAA bill when it is considered.

Time Running Out to Apply for IAM Scholarships

Thu. February 11, 2016

Don’t let the opportunity for a 2016 IAM Scholarship Award pass you by.

The deadline to apply for is almost here. Applications must be postmarked no later than February 26, 2016 to be considered.

IAM General Counsel Mark Schneider Named to American Law Institute

Thu. February 11, 2016

The American Law Institute (ALI) has elected IAM General Counsel Mark Schneider as one of its new members. ALI is the leading independent institution in the U.S. dedicated to improving and modernizing the law.