We wanted to check in to make sure you have voted or have a plan to vote in this very important election. Visit iam2020.org to get all the information you need to vote. You may remember that IAM members voted to endorse Joe Biden in a first-of-its-kind membership vote this March. Click here to viewRead more
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is failing the very people it was created to protect according to a new report from the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor.Read more
I am writing to ask you to join the bipartisan letter below to House and Senate Leadership urging an extension of a vital worker relief program that will keep airline workers employed
Please let your members of Congress know that commuter rail workers, who have worked tirelessly throughout this pandemic, are counting on them to pass additional transit funding. Without congressional action, passengers will be left without transit options and commuter railroads will be forced to reduce or suspend service, resulting...
When the CARES Act job and pay protection we secured expires on October 1, the number of airline industry IAM members furloughed could easily rise into the tens of thousands, literally overnight.
The effects of the wage gap that Latina working women face go far beyond a paycheck; it is a trickle-down effect that plays a detrimental role in the lives of Latinas, their families and entire communities.Read more
After operating for almost eight decades, Electrolux closed its factory in St. Cloud, Minnesota in November 2019, resulting in the loss of jobs for about 900 IAM Local 623 members. The plant, which accounted for roughly 17 percent of the town’s manufacturing jobs, was consolidated to the company’s non-union facility in Anderson, SC. “Ever sinceRead more
After 148 years of operations, Siemens closed its plant in Burlington, IA, in December 2018, resulting in the loss of jobs for 92 IAM Local 1010 members.Read more
In July 2019, Ingersoll Rand shut down its manufacturing plant in its Buffalo-area plant in Cheektowaga, NY, affecting over 300 IAM Local 330 members.Read more