The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) recently applauded the Biden-Harris Administration for implementing pay raises to guarantee all federal employees earn at least $15 per hour. The Office of Personnel Management announced that agencies are directed to make pay adjustments by January 30, affecting nearly 70,000 civilian employees. Nearly 70k federal workers are gettingRead more
Negotiating committee members from IAM Local 201 (District 947) recently attended Negotiation Prep training at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center (W3) to prepare for upcoming contract negotiations with Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE). The non-profit group, which entered their first contract negotiations last week, unanimously voted to joinRead more
While many of us will never be Super Bowl Champions, there is another way for you to be a legend or rather, top dog. By purchasing a square in the Guide Dogs of America/Tender Loving Canines (GDA/TLC) Super-Puppy Bowl Squares Pool, you too can be a winner and help an organization that is changing theRead more
We are calling all IAM District and Local Communicators to participate in the 2021 IAM Newsletter and Website contests. The contest is an excellent opportunity to recognize the hard work of our brothers and sisters across the Machinists Union. You can visit the official call on the Contest website to learn more. The IAM NewsletterRead more
The PRO Act will make it easier for working people to bargain together and win good contracts because it will: Empower workers to exercise our freedom to organize and bargain. Repeal “right to work” laws.Ensure that workers can reach a first contract quickly after a union is recognized.
Take Action Now: Urge your elected officials to protect Federal Service Contract Jobs.
Foreign airline carriers are trying to exploit American airline workers by undercutting pay, benefits, working conditions and safety standards as ‘flags of convenience’ carriers.
Elections should be about people, not money. That’s why the U.S. Senate needs to pass the For the People Act.
Nearly 130 workers at Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Services in Rochester, NY voted “Yes” to joining the IAM family.Read more
Dora Cervantes speaking at the podium: “This is a special moment from the first woman General Secretary-Treasurer to the first woman Local Lodge President.” That new President is Helena Thornton of Victory Lodge 1725 in Charlotte, North Carolina… a lodge that houses two transportation districts, 141 and 142. After General Secretary-Treasurer Dora Cervantes swore inRead more
Nearly 130 workers at Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Services in Rochester NY voted “Yes” to joining the IAM family.Read more
In late January IAM members and their families volunteered at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington, D.C. to help cleanup of holiday wreaths that are laid annually each December at thousands of military gravesites.Read more