The IAM and a coalition of labor unions sent a letter voicing their support for the INVEST in America Act (H.R. 3684). Rail labor organizations, including the IAM also wrote a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives expressing strong support for the INVEST in America Act. U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), EleanorRead more
U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh and U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo recently visited Machinists Union members at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton, CT. The cabinet officials witnessed firsthand how federal registered apprenticeship programs have strengthened eastern Connecticut’s manufacturing workforce. The U.S. Secretaries, who were part of a group led by U.S. Rep. Joe CourtneyRead more
As warm weather returns and COVID-19 restrictions are eased, people are ready to spend their days outdoors again. There is no better time to show your IAM pride with apparel and accessories available directly from MachinistsGear.com. From tote bags you can take to the beach to golf towels to use on the links to ladiesRead more
Machinists Union members in New Mexico played a major role in bringing home a landslide victory for U.S. Rep.-elect Melanie Stansbury, who won by nearly 25 points in a special election to fill the former seat of U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland. “While the labor movement will never have the big money so often usedRead more
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.
IAM members must act now to tell your Senators and Representative to pass this crucial legislation that will grant workers the right to freely form a union without the threat of company intimidation or interference.
IAM members must act now to tell your Senators and Representative to support this legislation that will work to lift troubled multiemployer plans out of their financial hole, while maintaining the financial integrity of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) and the entire multiemployer pension system.
On May 18th the Machinists Union laid dozens of memorial bricks for fallen members and retirees, an annual tradition at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Maryland.Read more
The IAM’s commitment to military veterans was on full display at the 2021 IAM International President’s Capital Classic Golf Tournament. More than 130 golfers and 50 sponsors joined together on Monday, May 3 at Breton Bay Golf and Country Club in Leonardtown, MD.Read more
Hundreds of lobstermen, represented by IAM Local 207 in Maine, recently held a rally in the state capital of Augusta to call attention to the governor’s endorsement of offshore windfarms, a project that could decimate the fishing industry and destroy the livelihoods of thousands of lobstermen and their families.Read more
The Machinists Union commemorated Workers’ Memorial Day with a private ceremony at the William W. Winpisinger Education & Technology Center in Hollywood, Maryland, recognizing members who lost their lives in the workplace. The past year has been especially difficult due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more