PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS GUIDELINES TO FOLLOW The recent presidential executive orders end 40 years of legislative support for the right of federal union representatives to help colleagues file grievances, address sexual harassment claims, and gain whistle-blower protection. The orders will make it so that employers can use excessive punishment on employees for minimal issues, includingRead more
For the core team who fought most for a union at IKEA’s distribution centers in Minooka and Joliet, IL, it wasn’t easy going back into work after the vote didn’t go their way in 2018. Out of nearly 200 workers, they had fallen short of joining the IAM by just seven votes.Read more
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 is urging members of the United States Senate to support the bipartisan Middle-Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal of 2019, H.R. 748. The House of Representatives passed H.R. 748. This vital legislation would repeal the 40 percent health benefits tax on employer-sponsored healthcare before working Americans and their...
The 8th annual Veterans Day Brunch took place at the headquarters of IAM District 9 in St. Louis, MO. The keynote speaker was Gold Star father William White, founder of the non-profit organization Camp Hope, which helps veterans.Read more
Hornell, NY IAM Local 2741 members take pride in their work to build and refurbish trains that travel across the country. Now they are building the country’s first high-speed trains for Amtrak.Read more
IAM Transportation Local 1044 Member Michael Bukta wanted to donate his kidney to his best friend Chuck. It didn’t work out that way, but it worked out better.Read more
Kittra Headtke is a forklift mechanic at Equipment Depot in Illinois and a proud member of IAM Local Lodge 701. She loves the career she chose but admits it wasn’t easy getting here.Read more