The House Transportation Committee is considering an FAA Reauthorization Bill that directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to revise current rules for flight attendant rest. The bill would require them to be given a rest period of at least 10 uninterrupted hours.Read more
Corporate lobbyists in Washington are attacking the workplace freedom of thousands of IAM members supporting our troops at U.S. military bases.Read more
Machinists Union members activated their voices this week to oppose a healthcare bill that makes working people pay billions while Washington steals coverage from millions. On Tuesday afternoon, Senate Republicans caved to the pressure. BREAKING: #HealthcareBill vote delayed until after July 4 recess due to lack of support. We all did this. And we’reRead more
Four months, three states, 19 cities and more than 14,000 IAM members – that was the road map District 54 President/Directing Business Representative T. Dean Wright, Jr., set out to travel. Wright felt it was his obligation to IAM members to sound the alarm on the dangers of “right-to-work” legislation.Read more
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.
Federal workers, just like the rest of us, deserve basic protections on the job. But a bill being circulated by U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) seeks to undermine our fundamental American values of decency, opportunity, and fairness.
A longtime Machinist legislative advocate is spreading the word about a corporate political campaign aimed at crushing unions at the state level.Read more
Meet Joel Woods. He’s a member of the IAM Maine Lobstering Union and has been harvesting the sea for more than 20 years. When he’s not hauling traps off the ocean floor you will find him capturing these rare, priceless moments through the lens of his camera.Read more
The Community Learning Center in Fort Worth, TX prepares today’s workforce to meet tomorrow’s industry needs, by training the unemployed, underemployed and veterans. CLC provides training in high-skill trades like machining, welding, logistics, manufacturing and aerospace assembly. The center was founded by retired Machinist & Directing Business Representative Pat Lane, who is giving back toRead more