Automatic door installation and service technicians employed by Allegion in Middletown, Conn., unanimously voted to become members of the IAM on Jan. 17. The technicians began the organizing process last summer by meeting with IAM District 26 staff and signing a clear majority of authorization cards.Read more
The IAM Veterans Service Program has added a new Veterans Advocate Training program to be held at the IAM’s Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, Md., from April 7 to April 12, 2024. The deadline to register is Friday, Feb. 23, 2024.Read more
Each year, April 28 is recognized as Workers’ Memorial Day, a day for us to commemorate the thousands of workers killed, injured, or sickened on the job. Your local can memorialize a fallen member with a personalized brick placed at the IAM Workers Memorial at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood,Read more
The IAM Human Rights Department has taken on its own identity within the IAM, with the sole purpose of advancing equality and justice. This February, the IAM Human Rights Department is featuring accomplished IAM members of the Black community in celebration of Black History Month. IAM members being honored for Black History Month are among theRead more
House Republicans have launched a full-scale attack on rail workers.
Delta Air Lines employees have been trying to organize a union for years, but the company bosses have repeatedly interfered and intimidated them. It's time for shareholders and customers to stand up and demand that Delta respect its employees.
Now is the time to tell your member of Congress to vote “yes” on Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.
U.S. Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.) was joined by labor leaders at the U.S. Capitol to oppose the Fiscal Commission Act, legislation that would create a shady “fiscal commission” with the power to make quick cuts to Social Security and Medicare. Former IAM General Vice President and current Alliance for Retired Americans President, Robert Roach, alsoRead more
Amanda Goodman Berry, a Delta Air Lines worker who is helping to organize workers into the IAM, celebrates Black History Month by discussing the life of Thomas “T.O.” Oliver Jones, a union organizer who helped lead the iconic Memphis Sanitation Strike that was championed by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights MovementRead more
The Washington State Council of Machinists recently met in Olympia, Wash., for a political and legislative conference, one of four scheduled this year. Political candidates from around the state spoke to IAM members about their labor agendas. Machinists also lobbied inside the state capitol and pushed for legislation expanding labor protection, union organizing and workers’Read more
For six weeks, highly trained IAM Local 1363 automotive mechanics in suburban Cleveland, have been on strike at Valley Ford Truck after the company’s poor contract offer included retirement cuts and reduced work hours. Union members there, despite freezing weather and a recent snowstorm, continue to man the picket line in hopes of a fairRead more