More than 100 members of IAM Local 1849, District 54 employed at Crane Aerospace in Elyria, OH ratified a new four-year deal last night, ending a brief but effective strike. The members took to the picket line voting to reject the company’s last offer to the union shop committee on Monday.Read more
WASHINGTON, May 21, 2019— The TWU-IAM Association today issued the following statement in response to American Airlines’ request for an injunction against the Association: “It is unfortunate that American Airlines has chosen to abandon negotiating with its employees and instead go straight to federal court. The airline is frustrated with the Association for refusing toRead more
The Summer 2019 IAM Journal will be hitting the doorsteps on IAM members by late May. Here’s a first look at one of several articles in this edition. The Machinists Union and 35,000 of its members have long maintained a working relationship with Boeing, the world’s largest private commercial aircraft company.Read more
Tell your Senators to protect our members by keeping the pro-airline worker language in the FAA Reauthorization act.
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.
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