Residents of North Carolina and the surrounding states are still reeling from the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. The massive storm was responsible for more than 30 lives and catastrophic damage from historic flooding.Read more
The House and the Senate Saturday reached consensus on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018. The approximately $17 billion, five-year FAA bill will make its way to the House floor this week and could be voted on as early as Wednesday. Airline labor highlights of the bill include protection for customer serviceRead more
For nearly 70 years Guide Dogs of America has brought independence to blind and visually impaired individuals from across the United States and Canada. New stories of companionship, confidence and empowerment emerge from each graduating class of guide dog teams.Read more
International President Bob Martinez and General Secretary-Treasurer Dora Cervantes announce the appointment of Paul Kendall to the office of Assistant Secretary. The appointment fills the vacancy from the recent reassignments of General Vice Presidents and is effective October 1, 2018.Read more
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.
The Machinists Union recently welcomed more than 2,400 new members, as Local Lodge 1231 was chartered to represent Personal Service Workers in the Toronto area. A group of new leaders took part in the Leadership I program at the IAM’s William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center.Read more
Aerospace workers represented by the Machinists Union gathered in Fort Worth, Texas, for a conference to discuss the industry, jobs and new technology, including 3D printing. Members also toured the nearby Lockheed Martin facility.Read more
The IAM is organizing thousands of loyal hardworking employees at Delta Airlines. Organizers recently held a successful union drive outside company headquarters in Atlanta.Read more
Machinists Union members who attended the convention of the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) gave back to the community in San Juan, Puerto Rico. They cleaned and painted a school that will be used for a women’s shelter, Casa Rosanna.Read more