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  • iMail , News , Politics & Legislation , Southern March 19, 2020

    Machinists Help Secure Bipartisan Support for F-35 Program

    The IAM recently helped secure bipartisan congressional support for continued investment in the F-35 program. The funding is part of the Fiscal Year 2021 defense authorization and appropriations bills. The Defense Department’s budget request had called for less investment in the F-35 program.

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  • iMail , News , Southern March 10, 2020

    Machinists Step Up to Help Those in Need

    In a matter of just a few minutes, but what felt like hours to some, thousands of people in Nashville area lost everything in the early morning of March 2, 2020 when a powerful tornado ripped across middle Tennessee, hitting speeds of nearly 165 mph and devastating everything in its path. At least 25 people

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  • iMail , News , Southern March 3, 2020

    The Ladies of Coosa Pines

    In 1999, the women of Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union (FCU) in Childersburg, AL knew there was a better option. Week after week, the papermill workers in town would cash their checks and talk about their union.

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  • iMail , News , Southern February 6, 2020

    Taking a Stand

    Ramon Murrain Benjamin and Benson Morton, two employees working at what now is Heavy Materials, LLC in the Virgin Islands, a subsidiary of U.S. Concrete, can tell you that being part of the IAM changed their lives.

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  • iMail , News , Politics & Legislation , Southern February 4, 2020

    IAM Sugar Members Lobby Florida Lawmakers

    IAM members from the Florida sugar industry recently visited the state’s Capitol in Tallahassee, FL. The members held numerous meetings with lawmakers to advocate for policies to protect sugarcane Machinist’s jobs in the state while providing sensible solutions to help the coastal Lake Okeechobee discharge problem.

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