Dear Sisters, Brothers and Friends of the IAM, Every day of the year, I am thankful for our extraordinary members who help shape our great union. But the Thanksgiving holiday allows us to pause and reflect on how much we mean to each other and how grateful we are during this challenging year. It isRead more
The IAM recognizes the holiday season can be a stressful time for many Machinists members, staff and family members. At any time, anyone can encounter problems associated with, but not limited to; substance abuse and addictions, mental health, stress, anxiety, depression, financial hardship and socioeconomic issues.Read more
It is said there is not a bigger joy than helping others in distressed times. The housekeeping crew at the IAM Winpisinger Center exemplifies that sentiment each and every day by keeping the school clean and safe for IAM members attending class.Read more
The year 2020 was a time no one will forget. But for many of our IAM brothers and sisters, it will be 2021 that leaves a hole in their hearts. That was when the Machinists Union had to say goodbye to a hero of working people. Without notice, our union family lost one of itsRead 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.
The IAM is calling for stronger legislation with stiffer penalties against unruly passengers who assault customer service agents and other airline workers. Until these incidents end, our union will keep pushing for enforcement of laws, because air rage seems to be a never-ending issue that current penalties haven’t been able to stop.Read more
Dear Sisters, Brothers and Friends of the IAM, On behalf of the IAM Executive Council and a grateful union, I simply wanted to personally thank every veteran and active military service member on this special day. Just a few of the many IAM veterans within our ranks want to share a message with you, too.Read more
Here’s what Veterans Day means to our IAM family who have served.Read more
Richard Evans, a U.S. Navy veteran and current member of IAM District 4, discusses his role in helping Machinists Union veterans file for Veterans Affairs benefits. For more information go to iam4.me/VeteranServices.Read more