IAM Continues Fight for Federal Contract Worker Back Pay

More than 1 million federal contract workers went without pay during the 35-day government shutdown in early 2019, including thousands of furloughed IAM members. The IAM is fighting for the inclusion of language in the Senate’s fiscal year 2020 appropriations bill to ensure back pay to compensate federal contract workers for wages lost during the … Read moreIAM Continues Fight for Federal Contract Worker Back Pay

2019 Spanish Leadership Concludes at Winpisinger Center

The final 2019 Spanish program concluded last week at the William W. Winpisinger Center , as the school welcomed participants from the U.S., Canada and the Territory of Puerto Rico for Spanish Leadership I. The week started and ended with excitement all around. The program was the second highest turnout for Spanish Leadership classes, with … Read more2019 Spanish Leadership Concludes at Winpisinger Center

Con Broche de Oro Cierra Liderazgo en Español en el Centro Winpisinger

El programa final de español para 2019 concluyó la semana pasada en el centro educativo de IAM, el Centro Winpisinger , ya que el centro dio la bienvenida a participantes de Estados Unidos, Canadá y el Territorio de Puerto Rico para el liderazgo español I del 20 al 25 de octubre. La semana comenzó y … Read moreCon Broche de Oro Cierra Liderazgo en Español en el Centro Winpisinger

Illinois IAM Local 313 Members Strike Laura Buick GMC to Protect Pension

In a trend seen across the nation, more than 50 mechanics and service advisors of IAM Local 313 walked off the job at the Laura Buick GMC auto dealership in Collinsville, IL Saturday after a 100 percent rejection of the company’s final offer and a 100 percent vote to go on strike. In a trend … Read moreIllinois IAM Local 313 Members Strike Laura Buick GMC to Protect Pension

IAM Urges House Passage of Bill to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

The Machinists Union is urging passage of the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019 (H.R. 4863), which would sustain U.S. manufacturing and other strategic industries and improve the balance of trade between the U.S. and high export nations by reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank for the next 10 years. The Ex-Im Bank is one of the … Read moreIAM Urges House Passage of Bill to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

Machinists Sweep the Georgia Labor Awards

It’s a proud moment for one machinist to be inducted into the Georgia Labor Hall of Fame. So when four IAM members were honored at this year’s ceremony, proud didn’t begin to describe the emotions felt by our union family. Machinist members Brother Peter F. Taylor Jr., Brother Alan R. Williams, Brother Waymon D. Norwood … Read moreMachinists Sweep the Georgia Labor Awards

Register Now for the 2020 IAM Veterans Services Program

The IAM is holding its 2020 Veteran Services Program February 23-28 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. The IAM understands military veterans can have unique situations and needs. This week-long course was developed to help IAM veterans themselves, and to better recognize those needs in order to help our … Read moreRegister Now for the 2020 IAM Veterans Services Program