Virginia Senators Want Answers from FreightCar America

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are questioning the decision of FreightCar America to close its Roanoke, Va. plant and lay off 200 workers while the company opens a new production facility in Mexico. The Roanoke workers are represented by TCU-IAM. “We write to you to register our concern that FreightCar America has chosen … Read moreVirginia Senators Want Answers from FreightCar America

Minnesota IAM District 77 Receives ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award for IAM H.E.L.P.S. Events

Pictured left to right, IAM District 77 Secretary-Treasurer and IAM H.E.L.P.S. Coordinator Ko Vang, Vice President Kera Peterson, and Business Representative John Duerscherl accept FamilyWise Services’ 2019 “Volunteer of the Year” award on behalf of IAM District 77 in Minnesota. Also pictured, FamilyWise Executive Director Ann Gaash. Minnesota IAM District 77 and the IAM Midwest … Read moreMinnesota IAM District 77 Receives ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award for IAM H.E.L.P.S. Events

IAM, Other Manufacturing Unions Say NAFTA 2.0 Needs Major Changes

The IAM is leading a group of 12 industrial and manufacturing unions pledging to oppose NAFTA 2.0, should it come to a House vote without major changes to stop outsourcing and implement stronger labor standards, enforcement and rules of origin provisions.  Read the complete letter . The House should not consider a vote on the … Read moreIAM, Other Manufacturing Unions Say NAFTA 2.0 Needs Major Changes

IAM Locals Unite for Upcoming Negotiations with Crown, Cork and Seal

IAM representatives from across the country recently attended the Negotiation Preparation for Bargaining Committees program at the William W. Winpisinger Center in Hollywood, MD. The group is preparing to negotiate a new master agreement with Crown, Cork and Seal. More than 400 IAM members at four locations around the U.S. are covered under the current … Read moreIAM Locals Unite for Upcoming Negotiations with Crown, Cork and Seal

Laura Ewan, Experienced Labor Lawyer, Joins IAM Legal Team

IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. has appointed Laura Ewan, an experienced labor lawyer who has represented the IAM and various IAM Districts in the Pacific Northwest, to associate general counsel in the IAM Legal Department. Over the course of her legal career, Ewan has represented public- and private-sector union clients, as well as individual … Read moreLaura Ewan, Experienced Labor Lawyer, Joins IAM Legal Team

Win a Princess Cruise at GDA Weekend

Looking for another reason to attend Guide Dogs of America’s annual charity weekend in Las Vegas ? Look no further – GDA will be raffling a Princess OceanMedallion vacation package valued at $3,000. Raffle tickets will be sold in person at all GDA sponsored Vegas events November 21-23. The weekend’s activities will culminate on Saturday … Read moreWin a Princess Cruise at GDA Weekend