The IAM officially welcomed more than 500 new members at a charter signing that affiliates the previously independent Union Carpenters of Puerto Rico (UCPR) with the IAM. The signing comes after UCPR members had voted unanimously to join the IAM.Read more
El IAM dio la bienvenida oficial a más de 500 nuevos miembros en un chárter que firmó a la Unión Carpinteros de Puerto Rico (UCPR), anteriormente independientes. La firma se produce después de que los miembros de la UCPR votaron por unanimidad para unirse al IAM.Read more
A recent New York Times report on safety concerns in the 787 Dreamliner production line prompted Sen. Sherrod Brown (OH) to write a letter urging Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg to reconsider the company’s approach to quality control and safety lapses.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.
Long before the war you wouldn’t dare see a woman working in the production areas of a steel plant. But today it looks different. At AK Steel in Middletown, Ohio you will not find a step in process of steel making that ISN’T touched by a woman.Read more
About 17 Machinists members from IAM District 70 in Kansas are walking the picket line in freezing weather. The civilian contractors, a bargaining unit of U.S. Air Force cockpit simulator instructors at FlightSafety Services in Wichita, were forced to go on strike after noticing an error in their contract, a costly mistake that must beRead more
For generations of families here in Maine, lobstering has been their lifeline. For the Smith family it’s not only how they earn a living but a way of life.Read more
Key members in the newly Democratic controlled House of Representatives say the powerful political body is unapologetic about its support for organized labor.Read more