WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2020 – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) releases the following statement on the death of IAM Local 66 member Dana Walk, 57, killed in the February 26, 2020 shooting at Molson Coors Beverage Company in Milwaukee. “The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) was saddened toRead more
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2020 – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) releases the following statement on the shooting at Molson Coors Beverage Company in Milwaukee. The IAM represents approximately 50 mechanics and machine repair workers at the brewery. They are represented by IAM Locals 66 and 510 in Milwaukee.Read more
Owen Herrnstadt, IAM Chief of Staff and Director of Trade and Globalization, testified before the House Ways and Means Committee asking Congress and the Administration to adopt a comprehensive manufacturing strategy that disincentives outsourcing and ensures U.S. competitiveness with China.Read more
In case you missed it, this Wednesday’s edition of the IAM’s live webcast featured guests: Lisa Vallen who explains what labor history items Georgia State University collects, how to donate materials to its archive and how to access the collections. Walt Ingram who discusses the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and its mission to unite the unionRead more
NAFTA 2.0, as currently written, lacks adequate labor standards, enforcement of those standards and other urgently needed reforms that would curtail the outsourcing of aerospace and general manufacturing jobs. A proposed trade deal would have to be ratified by the House and Senate.
The renegotiated NAFTA trade deal stops woefully short of the necessary provisions needed to thwart job losses.
Tell your member of Congress to vote “yes” on Protecting the Rights to Organize (PRO) Act. The PRO Act (H.R. 2474), introduced by House Education and Labor Committee chairman Bobby Scott (D-Va.) has advanced to the floor for full House consideration.
The IAM sent a letter urging members of the United States Senate to cosponsor and support S. 2254, the Butch Lewis Act of 2019.
The IAM sends heartfelt condolences to the victims and families at Local 1202, a year after workplace violence occurred at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, IL. Five workers, including two Machinist members, passed away after a shooting occurred on February 15, 2019.Read more
Jim Stroup, a retiree at IAM District 9 in Missouri, discusses his passionate career as a machinist, a talent he’s had since the 1960s.Read more
An IAM delegation visited Washington, DC for the 2020 AFL‑CIO Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference. This year’s theme was “Give Us the Ballot.”Read more
“Myself and this entire Executive Council are proud of this Local Lodge, this community and all of you for your perseverance,” said IAM International President Bob Martinez during a recent tour and visit with members of IAM Local 1202 at the Henry Pratt plant in Aurora, IL.Read more