IAM District 751 Verification Optimization (V.O.) Representatives have been pushing Boeing to reintroduce critical inspections ever since the company eliminated them with their Verification Optimization plan in 2018.Read more
In accordance with Article III of the Constitution of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), nominations for Grand Lodge office for the term ending June 30, 2025 were conducted in January 2021. As a result of those nominations, the following officers were elected by acclimation (without a challenger): Robert Martinez Jr., InternationalRead more
Elections should be about people, not money. That’s why the Machinists proudly support S.1, the For the People Act. Introduced by U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), the legislation aims to address voter intimidation and suppression across the U.S.A.Read more
IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr., released the following statement regarding a labor standards petition filed against Mexico under the USMCA: “The IAM, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO, strongly supports the first petition filed under the USMCA charging Mexico with violating the labor standards provisions of the trade agreement. Workers at the auto parts plant TridonexRead more
Elections should be about people, not money. That’s why the U.S. Senate needs to pass the For the People Act.
IAM members must act now to tell your Senators and Representative to pass this crucial legislation that will grant workers the right to freely form a union without the threat of company intimidation or interference.
IAM members must act now to tell your Senators and Representative to support this legislation that will work to lift troubled multiemployer plans out of their financial hole, while maintaining the financial integrity of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) and the entire multiemployer pension system.
The IAM’s commitment to military veterans was on full display at the 2021 IAM International President’s Capital Classic Golf Tournament. More than 130 golfers and 50 sponsors joined together on Monday, May 3 at Breton Bay Golf and Country Club in Leonardtown, MD.Read more
Hundreds of lobstermen, represented by IAM Local 207 in Maine, recently held a rally in the state capital of Augusta to call attention to the governor’s endorsement of offshore windfarms, a project that could decimate the fishing industry and destroy the livelihoods of thousands of lobstermen and their families.Read more
The Machinists Union commemorated Workers’ Memorial Day with a private ceremony at the William W. Winpisinger Education & Technology Center in Hollywood, Maryland, recognizing members who lost their lives in the workplace. The past year has been especially difficult due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more
Good news for the Machinists Union and millions of workers throughout the United States. President Joe Biden unveiled his highly-anticipated American Jobs Plan, which the IAM believes will create union jobs with good pay and benefits.Read more