Workers Wonder if Lost Roanoke’s FreightCar Jobs Will Roll to Mexico

“Seriously, what else would you call closing an American facility and opening one in Mexico six months later?” wrote Fred Owens , a third-generation worker at FreightCar America Roanoke and President of the TCU-IAM Carmen Division Local 6016. “And why else were we certified for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) by the Department of Labor, which … Read moreWorkers Wonder if Lost Roanoke’s FreightCar Jobs Will Roll to Mexico

Military Therapists Take the Fight to Management: A Military and Family Life Counselors (MFLC) Update

The joint nationwide MFLC organizing campaign by the Western Territory and the IAM Healthcare Department is proud to announce two more victories. The first at Ft. Benning, GA and the second at Ft. Bragg, NC. The 36 new Military and Family Life Counselors seized the moment and will now be on equal ground with management, … Read moreMilitary Therapists Take the Fight to Management: A Military and Family Life Counselors (MFLC) Update

Celebrando las Contribuciones de los Afiliados Hispanos de la IAM

La IAM se enorgullece de su papel como un feroz defensor de los trabajadores hispanohablantes. A medida que las poblaciones hispanas y latinas crecen en América del Norte, la IAM se ha adaptado para brindar servicios a nuestras Hermanas y Hermanos. Todas las clases de inglés en el campus educativo del sur de Maryland de … Read moreCelebrando las Contribuciones de los Afiliados Hispanos de la IAM

Celebrating Contributions of Hispanic IAM Members

The IAM is proud of its role as a fierce advocate for Spanish-speaking working people. As Hispanic and Latinx populations grow in North America, the IAM has adapted to provide services to our Sisters and Brothers. Every English language class at the IAM’s Southern Maryland educational campus, the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center, … Read moreCelebrating Contributions of Hispanic IAM Members

WRITE IN: Tell Congress to Pass PRO Act

We’re asking you to help us urge all House members to vote “yes” on the Protecting the Rights to Organize (PRO) Act. TAKE ACTION: Tell your member of Congress to vote “yes” on the PRO Act The PRO Act (H.R. 2474), introduced in May by House Education and Labor Committee chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA) and … Read moreWRITE IN: Tell Congress to Pass PRO Act

Tell Congress to Halt Vote on Proposed NAFTA 2.0 Pact Until It’s Fixed

We need your help, brothers and sisters! Please write your House member and tell them to oppose consideration of the proposed NAFTA 2.0 trade deal until it includes necessary provisions to thwart U.S. job losses. TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to halt consideration of proposed NAFTA 2.0 pact until it’s fixed. IAM International President Robert Martinez … Read moreTell Congress to Halt Vote on Proposed NAFTA 2.0 Pact Until It’s Fixed

Machinists Union Opposes Consideration of NAFTA 2.0 Until It’s Fixed

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2019 – The House of Representatives should not vote on a renegotiated NAFTA agreement until critical flaws in U.S. trade policy are fixed, writes Robert Martinez Jr., International President of the 600,000-member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) in a letter to members of Congress . The IAM has been … Read moreMachinists Union Opposes Consideration of NAFTA 2.0 Until It’s Fixed

Machinists Show Strong Presence at Metal Trades Conference

A contingent of 35 IAM Metal Trades members and officers, led by International President Robert Martinez Jr. and IAM Executive Council members, attended the AFL-CIO Metal Trades Conference September 30 through October 4, 2019 in Las Vegas. The week kicked off with a Guide Dogs of America golf tournament sponsored by the Metal Trades Department … Read moreMachinists Show Strong Presence at Metal Trades Conference

How Your Local or District Can Support the 2020 IAM Grand Lodge Convention

The 40th IAM Grand Lodge Convention will be held in San Diego in September 2020. An important part of the Convention will be the 2020 IAM Commemorative Convention Book, and a popular feature of the book will be ads from our own Local and District Lodges. Proceeds from the ads will help offset the cost … Read moreHow Your Local or District Can Support the 2020 IAM Grand Lodge Convention