The Machinists Union is aggressively advocating that the joint congressional committee look to the recently introduced Butch Lewis Act as the best solution to fund insolvent multiemployer pension plans and avert a looming retirement crisis for millions of Americans.Read more
Members of Middletown, Ohio Local 1943 recently ratified a two-year agreement with their employer AK Steel. The previous contract was set to expire March 15, 2018.Read more
On Monday, April 30, the IAM will gather at the Winpisinger Center to observe Workers’ Memorial Day and remember those who have suffered and died on the job. We will also commit to fighting until all workers have safe jobs and the freedom to form unions to seek a better future.Read more
Machinists Union members will ride as a union in Washington, DC’s annual 2018 Rolling Thunder “Ride for Freedom,” the world’s largest single-day motorcycle event. It is believed to be the first time a national or international union will ride together in Rolling Thunder.Read more
Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) along with Senators Diane Feinstein (D-CA) and Edward Markey (D-MA) introduced the Cabin Air Safety Act, a bill that seeks to protect airline passengers and cabin crew from toxic cabin air.
The Federal Workers Alliance, including IAM government employees and National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) members need your help now.
Federal Workers, including IAM government employees and National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) members need your help now to fight budget cuts to The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Federal Workers, including IAM government employees and National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) members need your help now to protect their rights to fair union representation. Congress is targeting the very existence of federal employee unions.
IAM members recently completed the Negotiations Preparation for Bargaining Committees at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. The class prepares IAM members to come together in union (collectively bargain) for good wages and earned benefits, many who are preparing for first-time contracts.Read more
As Black History Month comes to a close, it’s important to remember early African American pioneers in the labor movement. It’s also a great time to shed light on IAM’s march for racial equality.Read more
50 years ago today, two sanitation workers were crushed to death in a faulty city-owned trash truck. The event marked a pivotal moment in labor rights as the city’s sanitation workers went on strike and demanded better pay and safer working conditions.Read more
As Congress bickers over a potential government shutdown, the Machinists Union is speaking out about the sad political spectacle, one that could hit IAM federal workers hard.Read more