Machinists Union Sends Support to COPA Pilots

Approximately 1,000 pilots of Panamanian carrier Copa Airlines are preparing for a strike on Thursday morning, June 15, 2017. The pilots, members of the Panamanian Union of Commercial Aviators (UNPAC), and Copa have been negotiating since October, 2016. UNPAC is seeking … Read more

Let’s Get Trade Right This Time

Trade policy should benefit working people and not just a handful of multinational corporations, the IAM said in its recommendations for NAFTA negotiations. “NAFTA represents the failed trade model that we warned about,” said IAM International President Bob Martinez. “Since … Read more

‘Don’t Check-in, Check-out’

What do you do if you planned a trip, traveled all day and checked into your hotel, only to discover the union employees of that hotel had been kicked out by their employer? If you’re IAM Eastern Territory General Vice … Read more