WASHINGTON, May 17, 2019 — U.S. Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) sent a letter to Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian expressing deep concerns with the company’s ongoing effort to interfere with its non-union employees’ attempt to join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The IAM has beenRead more
The IAM filed election interference charges against Delta Air Lines this week with the National Mediation Board (NMB), while numerous politicians publicly supported the Flight Attendant and Fleet Service campaigns. Click here to view the complete IAM complaint The IAM has overwhelming evidence that Delta Air Lines has interfered with the Flight Attendants and RampRead more
Employees of Cascades Mill, containerboard packaging process mill in Niagara Falls, NY voted to join the IAM recently. The 115 new members, triumphed after a month’s long campaign, in which the company hired the notorious Jackson-Lewis union avoidance law firm, to thwart the employees attempt to organize. Working conditions at the facility were key issuesRead more
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IAM Local 531C member and father Michael Voirin talks about why his coworkers are fighting for union representation at Boeing in North Charleston, SC.Read more
Ed Grabowski, President of IAM Local Lodge 2061, testified before Congress, including Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, about the harm caused to Machinists during the recent government shutdown.Read more
Long before the war you wouldn’t dare see a woman working in the production areas of a steel plant. But today it looks different. At AK Steel in Middletown, Ohio you will not find a step in process of steel making that ISN’T touched by a woman.Read more
About 17 Machinists members from IAM District 70 in Kansas are walking the picket line in freezing weather. The civilian contractors, a bargaining unit of U.S. Air Force cockpit simulator instructors at FlightSafety Services in Wichita, were forced to go on strike after noticing an error in their contract, a costly mistake that must beRead more