IAM Florida Sugar workers and the IAM Legislative Team have defeated an anti-sugar worker farm bill amendment that would have flooded the U.S. market with subsidized imports and depressed farmers’ take-home pay.Read more
Please sign the petition to urge Congress’s Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pensions to support the Butch Lewis Act as the best solution to fund insolvent multiemployer pension plans and avert a looming retirement crisis for millions of Americans.Read more
Guide Dogs of America (GDA) recently honored IAM General Vice President Philip J. Gruber, the IAM Midwest Territory, and members of St. Louis IAM District 837 for their 2017 contributions to the organization’s mission of providing the blind and visually-impaired with the gift of sight.Read more
IAM Local 282 member and Bremerton Metal Trades Council Steward Keith Ciancio, a Logistics Management Specialist from Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division, Keyport’s Platform Integrated Product Support Branch (Code 434), was presented the George Meany Community Organization Award by the Kitsap County Central Labor Council for his impact on the Boy Scouts of AmericaRead 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.
Grace DiBartolo and Edison Fraser became the first two IAM members to earn master’s degrees through a partnership with SUNY Empire State College.Read more
This month Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. delivered a powerful message of unity at the annual Coalition of Black Trade Unionists convention in Florida.Read more
As the US government implements several presidential executive orders aimed at diminishing the power of federal unions, Randy Erwin, president of NFFE, says labor is motivated and his membership is ready to fight for their rights.Read more
For eight long weeks, IAM Local Lodge 818 members have been walking the picket line at Tecnocap in West Virginia.Read more