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  • Latest Videos , News January 24, 2017

    Women’s March on Washington

    Machinists Union members and constituency groups from across the United States were part of the Women’s March on Washington, to put the government on notice that we will never stop fighting for equal rights, equal pay and our right to organize.

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  • Latest Videos , News May 13, 2016

    Barriers and Bias

    According to the study produced by The American Association of University Women, women continue to lag behind men when it comes to leadership.

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  • Latest Videos , News March 30, 2016

    Turning 100: Four Wise Voices

    Four women who grew up in Southwest Washington, D.C. are turning 100 years young this year. They went to school together, church together and remained friends all these years. Leona Barnes, Gladys Butler, Ruth Hammett and Bernice Underwood share their experiences about work, voting and life. Special thanks to Arlene Holt-Baker, former Executive Vice President

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  • Latest Videos , News March 22, 2016

    The Women of the IAMAW

    Women were first admitted to the Machinists Union with equal rights in 1911. The IAMAW’s Secretary-Treasurer and one of its General Vice Presidents are women, but women are still in the minority when it comes to membership in the Machinists Union. The women in this video explain why women’s voices must be heard. The song at

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  • iMail , News June 2, 2011

    ITF Women’s Committee Focuses on Key Issues

    Members of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) Women’s Committee met in London to focus on the unique needs of women workers in the global transportation industry. The ITF Women’s Committee includes labor representatives from transportation industries throughout the world, including IAM Transportation Grand Lodge Representative Dora Cervantes. “The global economic crisis, industry restructuring, outsourcing

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