More than 41 percent of companies use illegal anti-union tactics to thwart organizing campaigns, according to a recent study by Economic Policy Institute.Read 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 Eastern Territory, District 15, Local 447 and the Independent Drivers Guild came together to assemble and donate more than 150 bicycles for the children of the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Queens.Read more
Longtime employees say Michelle Park is the first woman machinist to work at this Magellan aerospace shop in about 70 years. She and two other women machinists, Daniela Antohe and Yu Nan Song, from Canada’s IAM Local 717T share their passion for the field they love.Read more
In mid-November, The Machinist Union gathered in Las Vegas to raise money for its favorite charity, Guide Dogs of America.Read more
The 8th annual Veterans Day Brunch took place at the headquarters of IAM District 9 in St. Louis, MO. The keynote speaker was Gold Star father William White, founder of the non-profit organization Camp Hope, which helps veterans.Read more