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  • News , Press releases July 1, 2020

    Machinists Union: USMCA Won’t Stop Outsourcing of Jobs

    WASHINGTON, July 1, 2020 – Robert Martinez Jr., International President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), issued the following statement regarding the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) going into effect today: “USMCA won’t stop the hundreds of thousands of manufacturing and service jobs that are being offshored from the U.S. Contrary to

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  • Press releases June 22, 2020

    Machinists Union Statement on IAM Local S6’s Strike at Bath Iron Works

    WASHINGTON, June 22, 2020 – Robert Martinez Jr., International President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) issued the following statement on the strike of more than 4,300 IAM Local S6 members in Bath, Maine: “More than 600,000 Fighting Machinists from across North America send solidarity to the hardworking men and women

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  • Press releases March 26, 2020

    Machinists Union Wins Critical Provisions for Working People in Coronavirus Relief Bill

    Contact: DeLane Adams, IAM 301-609-1387 dadams@iamaw.org       WASHINGTON, March 26, 2020 – The 600,000-member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), North America’s largest aerospace, airline and defense union, applauds the Senate’s unanimous passage of the bipartisan CARES Act. The IAM, along with allies on Capitol Hill, vastly improved the COVID-19 relief bill from

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  • Press releases March 24, 2020

    Largest Aerospace Manufacturing Union Urges Relief for Aerospace Workers in Coronavirus Response Legislation

    WASHINGTON, March 23, 2020 — Robert Martinez Jr., International President of the 600,000-member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), released the following statement urging support for hundreds of thousands of aerospace workers affected by the coronavirus crisis. The aerospace industry is currently left out of the House version of relief legislation being drafted

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  • Press releases March 8, 2020

    Machinists Union Membership Votes to Endorse Joe Biden

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, March 8, 2020 – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), utilizing an unprecedented democratic process that included a general membership vote open to all U.S. members in good standing, has endorsed Joe Biden for president of the United States. The IAM’s endorsement is the majority will of the

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