We honor and celebrate Black Americans as they have played a powerful role in our country and have many achievements that need to be recognized. They have been major players in the labor movement, and because of their strength, intelligence and determination, unions became empowered and people throughout the nation benefited from their efforts. Black
The IAM urges members to take part in a moment of silence at 10 a.m. EST February 1, 2018, the 50th anniversary of two sanitation workers who lost their lives in Memphis, TN. The tragic event touched off the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike.