U.S. House lawmakers will join TCU-IAM members in Philadelphia on Friday to call action against ongoing outsourcing of Amtrak’s local call center jobs there.Read more
IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr., recently wrote a letter to members of Congress on behalf of more than 50,000 IAM federal workers. The letter expressed great concern regarding President Trump’s recent memo calling for the removal of union rights from Department of Defense (DOD) workers.Read more
NAFTA 2.0, as currently written, lacks adequate labor standards, enforcement of those standards and other urgently needed reforms that would curtail the outsourcing of aerospace and general manufacturing jobs. A proposed trade deal would have to be ratified by the House and Senate.
The renegotiated NAFTA trade deal stops woefully short of the necessary provisions needed to thwart job losses.
Tell your member of Congress to vote “yes” on Protecting the Rights to Organize (PRO) Act. The PRO Act (H.R. 2474), introduced by House Education and Labor Committee chairman Bobby Scott (D-Va.) has advanced to the floor for full House consideration.
The IAM sent a letter urging members of the United States Senate to cosponsor and support S. 2254, the Butch Lewis Act of 2019.
The IAM sends heartfelt condolences to the victims and families at Local 1202, a year after workplace violence occurred at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, IL. Five workers, including two Machinist members, passed away after a shooting occurred on February 15, 2019.Read more
Jim Stroup, a retiree at IAM District 9 in Missouri, discusses his passionate career as a machinist, a talent he’s had since the 1960s.Read more
An IAM delegation visited Washington, DC for the 2020 AFL‑CIO Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference. This year’s theme was “Give Us the Ballot.”Read more
“Myself and this entire Executive Council are proud of this Local Lodge, this community and all of you for your perseverance,” said IAM International President Bob Martinez during a recent tour and visit with members of IAM Local 1202 at the Henry Pratt plant in Aurora, IL.Read more