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Machinists Demand Apology over Boeing CEO ‘Cowering’ Comment

Fri. July 25, 2014

Washington, D.C., July 25, 2014 – The President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) is calling on Boeing CEO Jim McNerney to apologize to Boeing’s workforce for offensive remarks made during a quarterly earning call with reporters on July 23, 2014.

Enter Union Plus Contest to Knock $10K Off Your Student Debt

Thu. July 24, 2014

Struggling with the financial burden of your student loans?  The IAM and Union Plus may be able to help.

Seattle District 751 Flight for Sight Run Raises $14K for Guide Dogs

Thu. July 24, 2014

More than 140 runners took part in IAM District 751’s annual Flight for Sight fun run, generating more than $14,000 for Guide Dogs of America.

Maine Lobstering Union Members Featured in Mike Michaud Ad

Thu. July 24, 2014

Rock Alley, President of the newly-formed IAM Maine Lobstering Union, IMLU Local 207, and Julie Eaton, Local 207 Secretary-Treasurer, were featured in a recent TV ad promoting Maine Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud, a longtime friend of the IAM.

Benefits Preserved as New York Local 1180 Votes to End Calspan Strike

Thu. July 24, 2014

After nearly 10 weeks of unwavering solidarity on picket lines, 24 members of IAM Local 1180, District 65 in Western New York ratified a new three-year contract that preserves key benefits and ends a bitter strike at Calspan Corporation.

Netroots Nation Sets Sights on 2014 Midterm Elections

Thu. July 24, 2014

Get to the polls in November. That was the overall directive given to the more than 3,000 attendees of the 2014 Netroots Nation conference – one of the largest annual gatherings of progressive leaders, activists, bloggers, newsmakers, social justice advocates, labor leaders, organizational leaders, grassroots organizers and online activists in the country.

TCU/IAM Opens Regular Convention

Thu. July 24, 2014

Hundreds of TCU/IAM members converged on Las Vegas this week for the 34th Regular TCU/IAM Convention.