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A Labor Day Message from International President Buffenbarger

Thu. August 28, 2014

A special Labor Day video message from IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger.

Employment and Earnings

Wed. August 06, 2014

Check out the latest trends in employment and earnings.

TCU/IAM Bargaining Victories

Wed. July 30, 2014

The measure of a strong union is how it fights for its members. Whether it's for strong contracts or filing claims to protect those contracts from management attacks, TCU stands at the forefront.

TCU/IAM Members At Work

Wed. July 30, 2014

Our members are men and women from many differenent crafts on and off the railroad who safely move both people and frieght across the nation. We call ourselves TCU/IAM.

Building Bridges

Wed. November 27, 2013

Building bridges, not walls between workers of different generations was the theme of this years Retirees Conference.

March On Washington

Tue. August 27, 2013

This week tens of thousands of people gathered at the National Mall to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and once again fight for jobs, justice and freedom.

IAM Joins New Connecticut Manufacturing Initiative

Tue. June 04, 2013

The IAM has joined newly-elected U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT), Gov. Dannel Malloy (D-CT), local business leaders and others in launching a new manufacturing initiative in Connecticut.

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.

The Provine Team

Fri. February 08, 2013

Meet Clayton and Johnny Provine.  A father and son team who work together on the F18 Super Hornet at Boeing in St. Louis.

States Waste Billions Poaching Jobs

Tue. January 29, 2013

States are wasting billions of dollars of taxpayer money by luring jobs from each other, according to a study by the watchdog group Good Jobs First.  The study outlines how companies are committing interstate job fraud with economic development subsidies, by moving existing jobs from one state to another, rather than creating new jobs.  It's turned into an economic border war.

Defense Jobs Worth Fighting For

Fri. January 11, 2013

The U.S. government’s self-imposed fiscal crisis is forcing federal agencies, such as the Department of Defense, to slash its 2014 budget. But the Machinists Union says those cuts could harm the fragile economy by eliminating good middle-class jobs.

A City Fight for Local Jobs

Thu. June 21, 2012

You’ve seen the cranes, bulldozers, and hard hats around town! But you may be shocked to know that construction companies are using cheap labor from out of town to complete those local building project. But one major city area is cracking down and enforcing a law that guarantees local residents good jobs on those publically funded construction projects. 

Jobless Recovery: Finding Solutions for America's Workers

Fri. May 25, 2012

Almost everyone knows someone who has lost a job, as millions of Americans pound the pavement looking for work.  The Center for National Policy held an informal discussion on the jobless recovery and how to find solutions for America's workers.

Aerospace and Labor Join to Save U.S. Jobs

Fri. April 20, 2012

Tell Congress to Stop UI Debit Card Fees

Tue. April 10, 2012

Prepaid bank cards provide the jobless easy access to their benefits and can help those without a bank account avoid check-cashing fees and the risk of carrying cash. However, Big Banks are stinging too many unemployed Americans with unnecessary and hidden costs.

GOP Budget Targets Federal Jobs, Pay, Pensions

Thu. March 22, 2012

A highly punitive anti-worker budget, put forth by House GOP members this week, is on its way to the House floor after the House Budget Committee approved the deeply-flawed piece of legislation Wednesday.

Social Justice In An Unjust Economy

Wed. March 07, 2012

THE USA has some catching up to do when it comes to social justice.  That's according to a report recently put out by the Bertelsmann Foundation.

The Road To Recovery

Thu. March 01, 2012

What will grow the economy? It was the defining question posed to a group of labor, business and governors who met recently in Washington, DC.

Boch Techs Fight Back

Wed. February 22, 2012

Hundreds of labor activists gathered in Boston this weekend to show their support for the auto technicians at Boch Honda.  A group of workers who have been fighting for a first contract since November 2010.

Bringing Jobs Back

Tue. February 21, 2012

The message was strong and succinct coming from the Governors who met with labor leaders at the Painters Training Facility in Maryland.

Helping Unemployed Veterans

Tue. February 21, 2012

Scott Sunsvold served in Afghanistan.  Although he's held several communications positions since then, he and 800-thousand other veterans are now looking for work.

A Religious Perspective On The Economy

Wed. February 15, 2012

As millions of Americans suffer under the weight of the “Great Depression,” a pastor from Washington, D.C. is sharing his perspective on economy and offering words of encouragement to the unemployed.

Boeing to Close Military Aircraft Facility in Wichita

Thu. January 05, 2012

In a move that will cost 2,100 jobs, the Boeing Company announced this week it will close its military aircraft plant in Wichita, KS and move the work to Texas and Oklahoma. The IAM represents about 450 members at the facility, which performs modifications of military aircraft, in addition to work on Air Force One.

Boeing to Close Military Aircraft Facility in Wichita

Thu. January 05, 2012

In a move that will cost 2,100 jobs, the Boeing Company announced this week it will close its military aircraft plant in Wichita, KS and move the work to Texas and Oklahoma. The IAM represents about 450 members at the facility, which performs modifications of military aircraft, in addition to work on Air Force One.

Emergency Unemployment Prayer Vigil

Wed. December 14, 2011

Hundreds of jobless workers and clergy gathered on Capitol Hill for a Prayer Vigil, to support the need for emergency unemployment insurance.

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