Union Member Rights and Officer Responsibilities Under the LMRDA The Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) guarantees certain rights to union members and imposes certain responsibilities on union officers. More >>
Thirty-three officers and representatives of ARASA Lodge 5101 attended a comprehensive training course on April 12-14 in Arlington, Texas. All participants work for Union Pacific Railroad. Lodge 5101 has over 2,300 members, spread over 23 states, with 686 separate work locations.
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.
The IAM observed Workers’ Memorial Day at its Workers’ Memorial on the grounds of the Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Southern Maryland. IAM Safety and Health Director Jim Reid presided over the ceremony.
Union Privilege, the organization that offers Union Plus consumer benefits programs exclusively to labor union members, assists union members buying or refinancing a home through the Union Plus Mortgage Program.
Effective November 30th 2016, National Secretary-Treasurer Russell Oathout will retire and National Vice President Stanley Boyd was elected by the Executive Council to assume those duties beginning December 1st 2016.
National Vice President and Special Assistant to the President Joel Parker will retire on December 31st 2016. National Vice President Arthur Maratea was assigned to the TCU Headquarters to oversee the Industry Relations department including arbitrations and negotiations.