The Little Engine That Did

It was 1967 and the world looked very different than today. The Vietnam War was raging. O.J. Simpson was having a stellar year as a running back at USC. Elvis Presley married Priscilla in Las Vegas. The world’s first human … Read more

IAM Opposes China’s Unfair Trade Practices

IAM Chief of Staff and Director of Trade and Globalization, Owen Herrnstadt, testified before the U.S. government regarding China’s unfair trade practices in the aerospace industry.  Citing numerous transfers of production to China, including the building of Boeing’s 737 finishing … Read more

IAM Supports the Jones Act

IAM International President Bob Martinez sent a letter to members of the U.S. Senate  opposing the exemption of Puerto Rico from the Jones Act, following the disastrous hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Jones Act has … Read more

Time Running Out to Save Job Corps Centers

At a time when the country is busy executing several major wildfire and hurricane recovery operations, the Department of Labor (DOL) Job Corps administration is set to close several facilities that provide auxiliary manpower for wildland firefighting and disaster recovery … Read more

The Small Parts

Local 2396 Negotiating Committee (left to right) Dale Knight,       Jeff Nichols, Lynn Yonts and Kevin Bruce You can’t build a car, most kitchen appliances or even a computer without a fastener. So here’s to the 120 workers of … Read more

Walking Strong

Houston IAM Local 2198 trustee and senior shop steward Maria Caban credits the generosity of her union brothers and sisters with helping get her through the past year’s challenges. Last summer faced a challenge that would have stopped most people … Read more