About 800 Chicago-area auto mechanics went on strike this week. The mechanics, represented by IAM Automobile Mechanics Local 701, recently rejected a proposed labor contract from the Chicago New Car Dealer Committee (NCDC) that they say stopped short of key demands on issues like pay, health insurance and technician training.Read more
With COVID-19 protocols in place, the IAM reopened its classrooms this week at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD, to participants resuming in-person programs for the first time since March 2020. The nearly two dozen IAM members are attending Leadership 1.Read more
Solidarity with CHI hospice workers was alive and well on Monday, June 7th. More than 100 people turned out on short notice to ensure these dedicated workers know they are not alone in their struggle for fairness from their employer.Read more
The PRO Act will make it easier for working people to bargain together and win good contracts because it will: Empower workers to exercise our freedom to organize and bargain. Repeal “right to work” laws.Ensure that workers can reach a first contract quickly after a union is recognized.
Take Action Now: Urge your elected officials to protect Federal Service Contract Jobs.
Foreign airline carriers are trying to exploit American airline workers by undercutting pay, benefits, working conditions and safety standards as ‘flags of convenience’ carriers.
Elections should be about people, not money. That’s why the U.S. Senate needs to pass the For the People Act.
IAM Retiree Ron McGaha gets recognized by the IAM Executive Council for his historic IAM career and continued support of Guide Dogs of America.Read more
With COVID-19 protocols in place, the IAM is excited to announce that the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD will reopen on August 1, 2021.Read more
Riders and supporters raised more than $100,000 for Guide Dogs of America this June as part of the Second Annual Kourpias K-9 Classic. The five-day and nearly 1,200-mile motorcycle ride, hosted by the IAM Southern Territory, started in Marietta, GA and finished in Fort Worth, TX.Read more
In early July the IAM swore-in its new executive council and constitutional officers.Read more