Nearly 600 Machinist Union Members at United Launch Alliance will soon vote on a new offer from the company. The negotiating committee is recommending this new agreement to the membership. Machinist members have been on strike against the company since Monday, May 7, 2018 at facilities in Decatur, AL, Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA, andRead more
New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission has until Monday, May 21 to decide whether to accept or reject groundbreaking new pay rules proposed by the Independent Drivers Guild, a Machinists Union affiliate which represents and advocates for more than 60,000 app-based drivers in the city.Read more
Retired International President George Kourpias, General Vice President Rickey Wallace, co-workers and family members of former IAM Communications Department Director Robert Kalaski were in attendance, as the department’s production studio was dedicated in the late Kalaski’s honor.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.
NFFE-IAM police officers at a Marine base in California have been hit hard by a government glitch. The Department of Defense says it accidentally overpaid the officers and wants them to reimburse the wages, in some cases debts of up to $80.000.Read more
On Thursday IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. was joined on Capitol Hill by Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi during a news conference aimed at criticizing recent Republican-sponsored tax legislation that encourages outsourcing of American jobs. Mr. Martinez was joined by dozens on of Machinists on stage who are personally impacted by the GOPRead more
On Thursday Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke out against recent Republican-sponsored tax legislation that encourages outsourcing of American jobs. Pelosi was joined by dozens of Machinists on stage who are personally impacted by the GOP law, a bill that gives tax breaks to corporations that move production overseas. IAM International President Robert MartinezRead more
The International Association of Machinists is celebrating its 130th birthday. Founded in a railroad pit in Georgia, the union would become one of the backbones of the American manufacturing sector by producing things like military jets, trains and steel.Read more