Senator Baldwin Pushes for Pension Protection Law

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) was joined by other powerful politicians, hundreds of Machinists Union members, news media and labor allies to promote the Keep Our Pension Promises Act, or KOPPA. The congressional legislation would restore the long-standing rule prohibiting … Read more

Senator Sanders Pushes for Pension Protection Law

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) was joined by other powerful politicians, hundreds of Machinists Union members, news media and labor allies to promote the Keep Our Pension Promises Act, or KOPPA. The congressional legislation would restore the long-standing rule prohibiting … Read more

Happy 129th Birthday, Machinists

Sisters and Brothers, On May 5, 1888, our great union was founded when 19 railroad machinists secretly met in Atlanta to protect their rights from an abusive employer. During that meeting in a dirty railroad pit, those individuals could not … Read more