Federal Workers Must Fight Back to Protect ‘Official Time’

National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) President Randy L. Erwin is urging union members to call their representatives to demand they vote NO on H.R. 1364, a dangerous and devious bill that attacks the rights of federal workers. WATCH: Time for Federal Workers to Fight Back “The goal of this legislation is to eliminate the … Read moreFederal Workers Must Fight Back to Protect ‘Official Time’

NLRB: Federal Law Preempts Wisconsin Right-to-Work Law, Metalcraft Ordered to Pay Back IAM Dues

An administrative law judge for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled against Wisconsin metal fabrication company Metalcraft’s union busting tactics and has ordered the company to pay back union dues owed to IAM Local 2053 of Iron Ridge, WI. The judge found that Metalcraft broke federal law by canceling IAM Local 2053 members’ … Read moreNLRB: Federal Law Preempts Wisconsin Right-to-Work Law, Metalcraft Ordered to Pay Back IAM Dues

Colorado Machinists Make Gains in New Contract

IAM Local 47 aircraft mechanics working at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, CO ratified a three-year agreement with M1 which netted them a 15 percent pay raise over the life of the contract. The agreement covering workers on the C-21 Lear Jet Program includes increases to pension contributions, vacation, paid leave, shift premiums, … Read moreColorado Machinists Make Gains in New Contract

Machinists Join Coalition of Labor Union Women Lobby Day

Machinists from around the country ascended on Capitol Hill last week to take part in the Coalition of Labor Union Women’s Lobby Day to fight on behalf of women and working families. WATCH: CLUW’s Lobby Day The groups met with congressional representatives and staff to discuss healthcare, paid leave and the negative impact of right-to-work … Read moreMachinists Join Coalition of Labor Union Women Lobby Day

IAM Southern Territory Mourns Passing of Dave Haydon

The IAM lost a true union leader when retired Grand Lodge Representative Frederick “Dave” Haydon passed away on March 16, 2017 at the age of 82.  Haydon initiated into Crossett, AR IAM Local 1362 in May of 1963 and held his Machinist union card for more than half a century. He served as a District 37 … Read moreIAM Southern Territory Mourns Passing of Dave Haydon

IAM Wood Industry Workers Invited to Attend Conference

Join workers from different sectors of the woodworking industry at the inaugural 2017 Wood, Pulp and Paper Council Conference to be held September 13-15, 2017 in Eugene, Oregon. The conference will be a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and spend time with fellow members working in the wood, pulp and paper industry. To help defray … Read moreIAM Wood Industry Workers Invited to Attend Conference

Time for Federal Workers to Fight Back

Randy L. Erwin, national president of the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), is urging union members to call their members of Congress and demand they vote NO on a devious legislative bill aimed at hurting hardworking government employees.   The post Time for Federal Workers to Fight Back appeared first on IAMAW .

March 19 President Wilson Pushing for Labor Peace

On this day in labor history, the year was 1917 That was the day the United States Supreme Court upheld the Adamson Act.  The Act had initially been passed and signed into law the previous September to avoid a nationwide railway strike.  It established the eight-hour day and overtime pay for interstate railroad workers.  The … Read moreMarch 19 President Wilson Pushing for Labor Peace