Aviation High School, an education training center that’s sponsored by the IAM, competed in front of thousands of people at the annual Aerospace Maintenance Competition in Orlando. The post IAM-Sponsored Young Mechanics Showcase Skills appeared first on IAMAW .
Dozens of union leaders gathered in Washington, DC to ask Congress to maintain the Jones Act, a law that says goods shipped between US ports must be transported on ships that are owned, operated and made by Americans. The law … Read more
IAM International President Robert Martinez, Jr. led hundreds of Machinists back to Memphis to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The civil rights leader died while assisting the city’s striking sanitation workers who … Read more
IAM International President Robert Martinez, Jr. was one of the prestigious keynote speakers at a union rally in Memphis honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The event took place on the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination. The post … Read more
The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) is fighting allegations of sexual harassment and assault at the U.S. Forest Service, amid numerous incidents reported in the news media. NFFE Forest Service Council President Melissa Baumann provides some insight. The post … Read more
In 1968, 1,300 sanitation workers went on strike in Memphis, Tennessee. Their signs had four simple, but powerful words: “I AM A MAN.” The strike was also the reason why Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was in Memphis, where he … Read more
The post Machinists Union Pledges $1 Million to Fight Right to Work in Missouri appeared first on IAMAW .
As the labor movement celebrates Women’s History Month, the IAM communications department is taking a look back at female leadership from the 1950s and 60s. The post Celebrating Women’s History Month appeared first on IAMAW .
For over a decade the instructors at the William W. Winpisinger Center of have been successfully training IAM members to collectively bargain for good wages and earned benefits. The post Top Tier Training for IAM Contract Reps appeared first … Read more
As Black History Month comes to a close, it’s important to remember early African American pioneers in the labor movement. It’s also a great time to shed light on IAM’s march for racial equality. The post Labor’s Link to … Read more