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Thousands March on Washington

Thu. August 29, 2013

It was a scene reflective of 50 years ago. Tens of thousands of people gathered alongside the 2,029-foot stretch of the Lincoln Memorial reflecting pool, the dramatic crest of the Washington Monument seen in the distance.

New lAM Executive Council Takes Office, Makes History

Mon. July 29, 2013

The most diverse Executive Council in the lAM's 125-year history took their oaths of office on July 1, 2013 during a ceremony at lAM Headquarters in Upper Marlboro, MD.

lAM Comes Home to Atlanta to Celebrate 125th Anniversary

Fri. May 31, 2013

The 2013 lAM National Staff Conference brought Machinists back to Atlanta, where the union was founded 125 years ago. Speakers cotnmemorated the progress of a union that has grown from 19 machinists secretly meeting in an Atlanta locomotive pit in 1888 to an international organization of nearly 700,000 active and retired members today.

Budget Proposal Poses Unnecessary Danger to Tennessee Valley Authority

Thu. May 30, 2013

The IAM joins Republican and Democratic lawmakers in opposing a iscal 2014 budget proposal to sell the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), a federally-owned power agency, to a private company.

President's Budget Proposal Invests in America, but Threatens Social Security

Mon. April 29, 2013

President Obama's proposed budget contains important provisions to invest in infrastructure and manufacturing, create jobs, and help America's middle class, but it could also change the way Social Security benefits are calculated and dramatically reduce payouts. It also has a provision to increase taxes on private planes, which affects lAM members in a sector of the aerospace industry that is just beginning to show signs of recovery from the recession.

lAM Ready to Help President Obama Rebuild America's Middle Class

Fri. March 29, 2013

The lAM stands ready to assist the White House in carrying out its progressive agenda of creating jobs, a thriving middle class, a renewed manufacturing sector, strong infrastructure, equal pay, tax reform and fair voting rights, says lAM International President Tom Buffenbarger.

Election Report: IAM Members Elect National Leaders

Fri. March 01, 2013

Election Report: IAM Members Elect National Leaders

President Obama Embarks on Second Term

Tue. February 05, 2013

President Barack Obama laid out an ambitious agenda as he took the oath of office for his second term as President of the United States on January 21,2013.