“Seriously, what else would you call closing an American facility and opening one in Mexico six months later?” wrote Fred Owens, a third-generation worker at FreightCar America Roanoke and President of the TCU-IAM Carmen Division Local 6016. “And why else were we certified for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) by the Department of Labor, which onlyRead more
The joint nationwide MFLC organizing campaign by the Western Territory and the IAM Healthcare Department is proud to announce two more victories.Read more
La IAM se enorgullece de su papel como un feroz defensor de los trabajadores hispanohablantes. A medida que las poblaciones hispanas y latinas crecen en América del Norte, la IAM se ha adaptado para brindar servicios a nuestras Hermanas y Hermanos.Read more
Tell your Senators to protect our members by keeping the pro-airline worker language in the FAA Reauthorization act.
The Workplace Democracy Act would strengthen the middle class by restoring workers’ rights to bargain for better wages, benefits and working conditions.
The WAGE Act would amend the National Labor Relations Act to strengthen protections for workers who want to organize and promote change through forming a union or other collective action.
Kittra Headtke is a forklift mechanic at Equipment Depot in Illinois and a proud member of IAM Local Lodge 701. She loves the career she chose but admits it wasn’t easy getting here.Read more
Meet Mister Clayton Grover. He was known to many in the shipyard as “the man.” Clayton worked at Bath Iron Works in Maine for nearly 67 years. On Friday, October 4, 2019, Mr. Grover passed away. His legacy lives on in the shipyard.Read more
Julie Eaton has been harvesting the sea for 34 years. It’s what she loves, it’s who she is. But newly proposed regulations, from NOAA, protecting the right whale has her worried about being forced out of business and a livelihood her family has relied on for generations.Read more
Thomas McGuire speaks out about newly proposed federal regulations that will affect the survival of the Maine lobster industry and the livelihood of their communities.Read more