Nearly 115 IAM members at Libbey Glass in Toledo, OH, who went on strike after overwhelmingly rejecting a so-called “last, best and final offer” (LBFO) from the company, have voted to accept a new contract that holds the line on many membership concerns.
IAM Local 639 members voted to accept an improved contract with Bombardier Learjet in Wichita, KS, with ended their strike that began on October 8, 2012. Members of IAM Local 639 in Wichita, KS, ratified an improved agreement with Bombardier Learjet that ended a strike at the Wichita facility that began on October 8. The
Illinois Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn visited the IAM picket line at Caterpillar Corp. in Joliet, IL and contributed $10,000 to support the members of Local 851 who have been on strike for a fair contact since May 1. After 14 weeks, the picket line outside the Caterpillar gates in Joliet, IL is becoming a showcase