Members of Chicago IAM Automobile Mechanics Local 701 were recently honored for their “courage, dedication, unity and solidarity” during a seven-week strike last year that ended with industry-leading increases in mechanic wages, benefits and working conditions. Chicago’s DePaul University Labor Education Center presented the more than 1,900 members with the 2018 Solidarity Award Sunday.Read more
Salt Lake City, UT IAM Local 568 teamed up with Blackfoot, ID Local 2006 recently and held their 10th annual car show raising $7,000 for Guide Dogs of America. More than 30 cars came out to Magna, Utah to show their support for the Guide Dogs of America Car Show.Read more
WASHINGTON – The Machinists Union (IAM) and a dozen other unions have filed suit against the Trump administration to stop the president’s executive orders that take away rights from federal workers.Read 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.
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
During the IAM Western Territory’s recent conference in Portland, OR, hundreds of delegates celebrated the union’s gains in regional growth and organizing.Read more