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  • Activism , Member Action Center , News October 24, 2013

    Defend America’s Pensions

    The IAM is leading the fight to protect America’s pensions. We want the nation to know that America’s pension system is not broken or in need of misguided reforms that shift ever more wealth from the nation’s middle class to the top one percent. Pensions are not gifts from employers – but deferred wages that

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  • Activism , Member Action Center , News June 11, 2013

    IAM 125th Anniversary

    The IAM is celebrating its 125th birthday in Atlanta, the city of the union’s founding, with the opening of the 2013 IAM National Staff Conference. Speakers commemorated the progress of a union that has grown from 19 machinists secretly meeting in an Atlanta locomotive pit in 1888 to an international organization of 700,000 active and

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  • Activism , Member Action Center , News June 26, 2012

    TPP: The Next Big Free Trade Mistake?

    The IAM joins labor in bringing the secretly-negotiated Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement out from the shadows. TPP is poised to become the biggest free trade agreement since NAFTA. Like the deeply-flawed NAFTA, TPP promises job growth – but will instead export thousands of U.S. jobs to low-wage countries. The TPP is a step

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  • Activism , Member Action Center , News March 4, 2011

    Unions Veterans Council

    The purpose of the Union Veterans Council is to bring together union leaders and union members who are veterans to speak out on veterans’ issues and influence public policy to improve the quality of life for U.S. veterans and their families.  The two primary areas of focus for veterans are access to good jobs and

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  • Activism , Member Action Center , News June 3, 2010

    IAM | DIRECTV Campaign

    Enhance Your Career at DIRECTV by Joining the IAM Do you want better wages and benefits? Do you want a better life for you and your family? Then you should join other DIRECTV Telecommunications Technicians who are now choosing the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) as their representative. As a Telecommunications Technician,

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