IAM Saves Military Bases from Closure

IAM members defeated the McCain-Reed Base Closure Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, a reckless proposal that would close military bases across our country. Machinists Union (IAM) International President Bob Martinez issued the following statement on the defeat of … Read more

Don’t Give Away the MBTA

Elected officials and community members rallied together to support MBTA Mechanics at IAM Local 264.  The community is taking a stand against the privatization efforts by Gov. Charlie Baker and his transit administration. IAM Local 264 recently launched a new … Read more

IAM Exposes MBTA Cronyism

Watch IAMAW Special Representative Craig Hughes name names during a hearing of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Fiscal and Management Control Board hearing on September 18, 2017 in Boston, after Local Lodge 264 rallied outside to stop privatization. For more … Read more

A College Education without the Cost

You read that right. Your union is now offering a Free College Benefit to members and their families. The IAM is excited to announce the new free college benefit available to Machinists Union members and their families: a free associate’s degree … Read more

IAM Fighting Military Base Closures

IAM members are working to defeat the McCain-Reed Base Closure Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, a reckless proposal that would close military bases across our country. Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) affects IAM members working on government installations … Read more

Federal Workers Are Under Attack

The Federal Workers Alliance (FWA), including IAM government employees and National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) members, are fighting back attacks against their rights to fair union representation. FWA recently sent a letter opposing two separate amendments to the 2018 … Read more

Activate LIVE Debuts

On Wednesday September 13, the IAM debuted its new live webcast, Activate LIVE. If you missed the show, you can watch it here . Activate LIVE will deliver new shows every Wednesday at 3 p.m., and will feature important news … Read more