The Machinists Union, the AFL-CIO and members of Congress are still fighting to secure back pay for federal contract workers. More than 1 million federal contract workers went without pay during the longest government shutdown in history.Read more
The entire General Electric Coordinated Bargaining Committee (CBC), a coalition of 11 unions including the IAM, recently came together to tour the Evendale GE Facility in Cincinnati, discuss upcoming negotiations and establish subcommittees.Read more
Since 2009 IAM CREST has worked with IAM District 15 to encourage New Jersey high school students interested in careers as automotive and diesel technicians to enroll in the IAM Apprenticeship Program.Read more
The IAM is encouraging all district and local lodge communicators who produce videos, photos, newsletters and websites to enter their work before the April 1, 2019 deadline.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.
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
For generations of families here in Maine, lobstering has been their lifeline. For the Smith family it’s not only how they earn a living but a way of life.Read more
Key members in the newly Democratic controlled House of Representatives say the powerful political body is unapologetic about its support for organized labor.Read more
Three working women who belong to NFFE-IAM Federal District 1 tell talk about how the federal government shutdown took a toll on their lives and work. The potential for future shutdowns leaves them feeling frustrated, unsettled and angry.Read more