The 2019 Raise the Wage Act (H.R. 582), historic legislation that would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2025, passed in the House of Representatives. According to the Economic Policy Institute , gradually raising the minimum wage to $15 would increase wages for up to 33 million people.Read more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit overturned a lower court ruling blocking the implementation of three controversial Executive Orders taking aim at federal employee unions.The Executive Orders changed rules on federal employee collective bargaining, grievance procedures, office space, due process and official time.Read more
Fifty years ago today, the Apollo 11 crew was speeding through the 240,000-mile space flight, placing the first man on the moon on July 20, 1969.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.
A fired Delta Air Lines worker is fighting back after the carrier fired her for publicly supporting the IAM’s union organizing drive.Read more
Several IAM members received their master’s and bachelor’s degrees at SUNY Empire State College’s 2019 commencement ceremonies in New York City.Read more
Winning a Wimpy is a good thing. The IAM recognized excellence in labor communications at its Communications Conference (CommCon) in Nevada. The ceremony took place June 6 in front of communicators from across North America, who learned it is okay to be like Wimpy, which was the nickname of the late William W. Winpisinger, formerRead more
The IAM’s free college program is changing the lives of union members and their families.Read more