Texas Members March for True Meaning of Memorial Day

On a day when many Americans were heading out to go watch a parade or preparing for a family barbecue, IAM Local 2340 member Gume De La Rosa was preparing his team of supporters for a 22-mile road march from Riviera to Kingsville, TX, in honor of the military men and women who paid the … Read more Texas Members March for True Meaning of Memorial Day

California Members Earn Pension in First Contract Ratification

After a hard fought battle at the negotiating table, IAM members working for TRAX International at the Yuma Proving Ground have ratified a one-year collective bargaining agreement. The newly organized unit showed strength through solidarity by overwhelmingly rejecting the company’s first offer because it did not include strong enough retirement security. The negotiating committee led … Read more California Members Earn Pension in First Contract Ratification

Official Time is Not Union Time

Federal employees (NFFE-IAM) members need your help now. The IAM and the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), is asking everyone to contact their Representatives and urge them to Vote No on the Veterans, Employees, and Taxpayers Protection Act of 2017 (H.R. 1461). This legislation does not help veterans or taxpayers. Rather, it serves only to … Read more Official Time is Not Union Time

Virginia Local 10 Members Prepare for Contract Talks

The Negotiating Committee for IAM Local 10 participated in the Negotiation Preparation for Bargaining Committees program at the William W. Winpisinger Center. in Hollywood, MD. The Local represents employees at Aleris Rolled Products, in Richmond, VA. Front from left: Richard Lee Chamberlain and John Carter. Back from left: Russell L. Wade, Darrah and Andrew Heath. … Read more Virginia Local 10 Members Prepare for Contract Talks

Tell Congress to Oppose the Attack on Federal Workers

Federal Workers, including IAM government employees and National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) members need your help now. Tell your Representative to Vote “NO” on H.R. 1461. Call the Capitol Switchboard at 202-224-3121 The IAM and the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) are calling on all members to contact their Representatives to demand that … Read more Tell Congress to Oppose the Attack on Federal Workers

Martinez Recommends Support of Jobs and Trade Competitiveness Act

International President Martinez recently encouraged members of Congress to support Representative Bill Pascrell’s (NJ-9) legislation that would reset America’s trade policies. The legislation promotes insourcing and strengthens the ability to enforce existing trade agreements. Click here to read Martinez’s letter “Instead of rewarding companies that offshore domestic production, as our current tax laws do, the … Read more Martinez Recommends Support of Jobs and Trade Competitiveness Act

Martinez, Gruber Celebrate 100 Year Anniversary at Minnesota Chain-Maker

IAM International President Bob Martinez and IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Philip J. Gruber recently joined IAM District 66 and Local 1030 members, retirees and company executives in celebrating the 100-year anniversary of North America’s largest chain-maker, Peerless Industrial Group of Winona, MN. Click here to see slideshow. Peerless is home to more than … Read more Martinez, Gruber Celebrate 100 Year Anniversary at Minnesota Chain-Maker

Deadline Approaching for the 2017 IAM Safety and Health Conference

Time is running out to register to attend the 2017 IAM Safety and Health Conference to be held August 13-18 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. Deadline to register is Monday, June 5. Download the call letter. The conference is a great opportunity for IAM members to enhance their … Read more Deadline Approaching for the 2017 IAM Safety and Health Conference

First Ever Critical Incident Response Training

The first-ever Critical Incident Response Training (CIRT) class was held at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. The class was developed by the Transportation Department in response to the horrific Pulse nightclub shooting last year in Orlando, which directly affected some of its members. The 28 participants of the class … Read more First Ever Critical Incident Response Training