For generations of families here in Maine, lobstering has been their lifeline. For the Smith family it’s not only how they earn a living but a way of life. The post A Family Affair appeared first on IAMAW .
Key members in the newly Democratic controlled House of Representatives say the powerful political body is unapologetic about its support for organized labor. The post A Progressive Political Push for Labor appeared first on IAMAW .
Vincent “Vinny” Ceraso was recently appointed as Assistant Director of the IAM Employee Assistance Program and will be in charge of IAM Addiction Services. The program was created to help assist members and their families across the IAM struggling with … Read more
Thousands of IAM members at General Electric will negotiate a new contract this summer in Cincinnati, Ohio. At least 25 Machinists, who will represent the giant bargaining unit, prepared for the upcoming negotiations by spending a week of intense training … Read more
IAM District Lodge 166 held a rally this past weekend urging Congress to give federal contractors the back pay they deserve. IAM members at Kennedy Space Center in Florida fall under this umbrella, which means currently they will not receive … Read more
U.S. representative Don Beyer, a congressman from Virginia’s 8th district, recently held a town hall meeting about the government shutdown. During the event, a representative from IAM-NFFE discussed the legislative stalemate and its painful impact on unionized federal workers. The … Read more
The “Fierce Urgency of Now” was the theme for the 2019 AFL-CIO Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference in Washington, D.C., where delegates took part in a Day of Service. Machinists Union members wrote letters to … Read more
The Machinists joined several unions protesting a Senatorial retreat inside Nationals Stadium in Washington, D.C., demanding that U.S. Senators do their jobs by bringing a vote to the Senate floor to end the government shutdown. Union members rallied January 17 … Read more
The Machinists joined powerful politicians and labor leaders in Washington, DC in a loud robust call for an immediate and full reopening of the federal government. The stifling shutdown has ravaged the lives of 800,000 federal workers and contractors, including … Read more
IAM International President Robert Martinez, Jr. joined Machinists leadership in the Southern Territory for a tour of the weather devastation that was caused by Hurricane Michael in October. The powerful storm included 200 mile an hour winds that ravaged homes … Read more