New York Yoga Instructors Seeking IAM Representation

Yoga teachers at Yoga Works in New York City are seeking to join together with the Machinists Union. The IAM recently filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board to hold union representation elections. YogaWorks, Inc. is one of the largest providers of high-quality yoga instruction in the U.S. Yoga means union, joining together … Read moreNew York Yoga Instructors Seeking IAM Representation

Another Organizing Victory in Healthcare

On Monday, September 9, 2019, 55 Military and Family Life Counselors or (MFLCs), at Ft. Bragg North Carolina, overwhelmingly voted to join the IAM. These Healthcare Professionals provide critical counseling to active military personnel and their families. The victory marks the fifth in a row. The Western Territory in conjunction with The IAM Healthcare department … Read moreAnother Organizing Victory in Healthcare

IAM Western Territory Raffle Raises Over $100K for Convention

Nearly $125,000 was raised in support of the IAM 2020 Grand Lodge Convention through the 2020 Grand Lodge Convention gold raffle and the MAK Grill raffle. Winners were drawn last week at the IAM Staff Conference in San Diego. “Congratulations to the winners. I thank all who participated in the raffles, and those that purchased … Read moreIAM Western Territory Raffle Raises Over $100K for Convention

Sign Up for the Advanced Communicators Class

The IAM Communications Department will be conducting its Advanced Communicators Class December 8 – 13, 2019 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. This advanced course is offered for district and local lodge communicators who have previously completed the department’s Basic Communicator Class. Additionally, participants must be the communicator for … Read moreSign Up for the Advanced Communicators Class

Activate L!VE: IAM President Martinez and Preparations for 2020 Convention

This week on Activate L!VE IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. joined the show from the International Staff Conference to bring us up to date on preparations for the 40th Grand Lodge Convention to take place in San Diego in September 2020. In case you missed this, or any other episode of Activate L!VE, they … Read moreActivate L!VE: IAM President Martinez and Preparations for 2020 Convention

IAM Urges Senators to Support Export-Import Bank

The IAM is urging members of the U.S. Senate to support and vote “yes” to pass the Export Import Reauthorization Act of 2019 (S. 2293). This bipartisan legislation would help create and sustain U.S. jobs in manufacturing and other strategic industries and help improve the balance of trade between the U.S. and high export nations … Read moreIAM Urges Senators to Support Export-Import Bank

Two IAM Eastern Territory Locals Celebrate Anniversary Milestones

West Valley, NY Local 2401 celebrated its 50th anniversary on August 17th with a picnic recognizing the milestone. Its members are employed at the West Valley Demonstration Project in West Valley, NY. These members work in a dangerous environment decontaminating, and decommissioning a former nuclear fuels reprocessing center. Local 1363 in Cleveland, Ohio will mark  … Read moreTwo IAM Eastern Territory Locals Celebrate Anniversary Milestones

NLRB’s Anti-Worker Ruling Won’t Stop the IAM’s Organizing at Boeing South Carolina

The GOP-led National Labor Relations Board panel recently ruled that the IAM can’t unionize the 176 flight line workers at the Boeing South Carolina campus. The four-member panel’s ruling voids the IAM’s 2018 win at the North Charleston, S.C. facility. The IAM denounces this anti-worker ruling and vows to keep pushing an organizing effort at … Read moreNLRB’s Anti-Worker Ruling Won’t Stop the IAM’s Organizing at Boeing South Carolina