Meet the Machinist from IAM District 15 who is promoting apprenticeships and changing young lives along the way. The post Creating Career Paths for Young Workers appeared first on IAMAW .
Actor Danny Glover has maintained a successful career in Hollywood since the late 1970s, including appearances in the blockbuster Lethal Weapon film series. But the bright lights of Tinseltown haven’t dampened his enthusiasm for the middleclass workers and American labor … Read more
IAM member Danny Cooke reflected on an emotional memory from his childhood. At the age of 10, he remembers receiving devastating news that his father had passed away suddenly. But during that tough time, local Machinist members offered a helping … Read more
The U.S. automotive industry is in desperate need of highly-skilled auto technicians. In response, the IAM recently helped recruit fresh talent by arranging a career tour for 19 high school students who visited two auto tech facilities in New Jersey. … Read more
A 100 year-old GE engine plant in Waukesha, WI is gradually laying-off at least 300 IAM members who must sadly sit by and watch as the company outsources their jobs overseas. The post A Slap in the Face to … Read more
A longtime Machinist legislative advocate is spreading the word about a corporate political campaign aimed at crushing unions at the state level. The post Anti-Worker War Waged in State Capitols across US. appeared first on IAMAW .
Meet Joel Woods. He’s a member of the IAM Maine Lobstering Union and has been harvesting the sea for more than 20 years. When he’s not hauling traps off the ocean floor you will find him capturing these rare, priceless … Read more
The Community Learning Center in Fort Worth, TX prepares today’s workforce to meet tomorrow’s industry needs, by training the unemployed, underemployed and veterans. CLC provides training in high-skill trades like machining, welding, logistics, manufacturing and aerospace assembly. The center was … Read more
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) was joined by other powerful politicians, hundreds of Machinists Union members, news media and labor allies to promote the Keep Our Pension Promises Act, or KOPPA. The congressional legislation would restore the long-standing rule prohibiting … Read more
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) was joined by other powerful politicians, hundreds of Machinists Union members, news media and labor allies to promote the Keep Our Pension Promises Act, or KOPPA. The congressional legislation would restore the long-standing rule prohibiting … Read more