IAM Urges Senators To Protect Federal Workers

IAM International President Robert Martinez, Jr., is urging members of the U.S. Senate to sign on to a letter led by U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) aimed at undoing some of the damage done by President Trump’s executive orders attacking the rights of federal workers. Peters led 43 of his colleagues in a letter requesting that … Read more IAM Urges Senators To Protect Federal Workers

IAM District 837 H.E.L.P.S. Greater St. Marks Church in Ferguson, Missouri

IAM District 837 recently helped a local church in need of a facelift in the St. Louis area. Nearly 20 volunteers traveled from all over the District for the district’s first “IAM H.E.L.P.S. in the Community” event. The event took place at the Greater St. Mark Family Church in Ferguson, MO. Union members did a … Read more IAM District 837 H.E.L.P.S. Greater St. Marks Church in Ferguson, Missouri

In Case You Missed This Week’s Activate L!VE

Wednesday’s edition of the IAM’s live webcast included recognizing Latina Equal Pay Day with Yanira Merino, National President of Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA). IAM Local 777 President Scott Hargas talked about community service efforts by members in Missouri, and Tim Ryan of the Student Resource Center talked about new benefits to help … Read more In Case You Missed This Week’s Activate L!VE

Today in Labor History November 21st

Alexander Berkman was born on this date in Vilna, Russia (Lithuania). One-time lover and life-long comrade of Emma Goldman, Berkman wrote Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist, after serving time for attempting to murder Henry Clay Frick, architect of the massacre of striking Homestead/Carnegie Steel workers. – 1870 The Columbine Mine massacre, sometimes called the Columbine massacre, … Read more Today in Labor History November 21st

Today in Labor History November 20th

First use of the term “scab,” by Albany Typographical Society. – 1816 Norman Thomas was born on this day. Thomas was a Presbyterian minister who achieved fame as a socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America. – 1884 The time clock was invented by Willard Bundy, a jeweler in Auburn, … Read more Today in Labor History November 20th

How the Executive Orders Affect Federal Workers

PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS GUIDELINES TO FOLLOW The recent presidential executive orders end 40 years of legislative support for the right of federal union representatives to help colleagues file grievances, address sexual harass­ment claims, and gain whistle-blower protection. The orders will make it so that employers can use excessive punishment on employees for minimal issues, including … Read more How the Executive Orders Affect Federal Workers

New York City YogaWorks Teachers Join the IAM

YogaWorks New York City teachers voted “yes” by an overwhelming majority to join the IAM. This is the first-ever union for yoga teachers and movement educators in the United States. YogaWorks NY teachers voted YES by an overwhelming majority to come together as a union! As the first ever union for yoga teachers and movement … Read more New York City YogaWorks Teachers Join the IAM