Over 300 members of IAM District 751 attended a Member Solidarity Conference last weekend in Seattle. District leadership puts on the conference to educate members on the power they have when standing together in unity.Read more
Last week Middletown, OH IAM Local 1943 unveiled to the public a new partnership apprenticeship program with AK Steel. The 18-month program allows members at AK Steel Middletown Works in production jobs to earn state certification as journeymen in Maintenance Mechanics and become eligible to work in maintenance at AK Steel Middletown Works.Read more
Tell your Senators to protect our members by keeping the pro-airline worker language in the FAA Reauthorization act.
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.
IAM and NFFE-IAM members who work at Red River Army Depot in Texas are under siege as the U.S. military installation slashes jobs. But as workers face an uncertain future, the IAM is helping members regain their footing.Read more
Respect and equality are two values members of IAM District 947 in California want in a first contract with CARECEN. So, they took the Negotiation Preparation for Bargaining Committee class at the IAM’s Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, Maryland.Read more
Recent nominations to the U.S. Supreme Court have given it an anti-labor ideological leaning. Some legal observers are concerned that the Supreme Court may soon re-embody what scholars call the Lochner Era, a time from 1897 to 1937, when the Court was openly hostile to the vital needs of American workers.Read more
The International Association of Machinists (IAM) quickly responded to the disaster scene caused by Hurricane Florence, a massive storm that’s devastated the lives of hundreds of Machinist members in North Carolina.Read more