New York City YogaWorks Teachers Join the IAM

YogaWorks New York City teachers voted “yes” by an overwhelming majority to join the IAM. This is the first-ever union for yoga teachers and movement educators in the United States. YogaWorks NY teachers voted YES by an overwhelming majority to come together as a union! As the first ever union for yoga teachers and movement … Read more New York City YogaWorks Teachers Join the IAM

IAM Challenges NLRB Boeing South Carolina Ruling

The IAM recently filed a lawsuit against the GOP-led National Labor Relations Board, alleging that NLRB exceeded its authority by declaring an IAM bargaining unit at Boeing South Carolina invalid. The NLRB recently ruled that the IAM can’t unionize the 176 flight line workers at the Boeing South Carolina campus. This voided a Regional NLRB … Read more IAM Challenges NLRB Boeing South Carolina Ruling

New York Yoga Instructors Seeking IAM Representation

Yoga teachers at Yoga Works in New York City are seeking to join together with the Machinists Union. The IAM recently filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board to hold union representation elections. YogaWorks, Inc. is one of the largest providers of high-quality yoga instruction in the U.S. Yoga means union, joining together … Read more New York Yoga Instructors Seeking IAM Representation

Another Organizing Victory in Healthcare

On Monday, September 9, 2019, 55 Military and Family Life Counselors or (MFLCs), at Ft. Bragg North Carolina, overwhelmingly voted to join the IAM. These Healthcare Professionals provide critical counseling to active military personnel and their families. The victory marks the fifth in a row. The Western Territory in conjunction with The IAM Healthcare department … Read more Another Organizing Victory in Healthcare

Contractors at Maryland Naval Annex Join the IAM

Defense contractors working in Southern Maryland at Solomons Island Naval Annex recently voted to join the Machinists Union. The 112 workers employed by AECOM perform skilled labor retrofitting and refurbish government equipment for the U.S. Navy. The win was the result of a longtime organizing campaign with District 4 and Local 4. Wages, benefits, working … Read more Contractors at Maryland Naval Annex Join the IAM

Virginia Raytheon Workers Vote Overwhelmingly to Join IAM

A group of 60 workers at the Raytheon Co. in Chesapeake, VA voted more than 75 percent in favor of joining the Machinists Union. The group consists of engineering technicians, radar operators, electronic technicians and electronic maintenance technicians at Chesapeake’s Naval Support Activity Annex. The workers support the mission of the U.S. Navy. “These highly-skilled … Read more Virginia Raytheon Workers Vote Overwhelmingly to Join IAM

Illinois IKEA Distribution Center Workers Vote to Join Machinists Union

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2019 – A group of 186 distribution center workers at IKEA distribution centers in Joliet and Minooka, Ill. voted this Wednesday and Thursday to join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). IKEA is in the process of transitioning work from Minooka to its new facility in Joliet. “These hard-working … Read more Illinois IKEA Distribution Center Workers Vote to Join Machinists Union

Congress Turns Up Heat on Boeing for Firing SC IAM Members

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Kd07B-mppc&w=560&h=349] More than 70 members of Congress, led by U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), sent a letter demanding answers from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg about workplace procedures and recent terminations of six IAM union supporters at Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner production facility in North Charleston, S.C.. Read the complete letter here. … Read more Congress Turns Up Heat on Boeing for Firing SC IAM Members

Machinists Taking a Stand for Freedom at Boeing South Carolina

New Machinists Union members at Boeing South Carolina are standing strong despite the company’s attempt to silence their voice. The Boeing Co. on Tuesday issued an appeal with the NLRB challenging the decision of Boeing Flightline Workers in North Charleston to join the IAM. The Flightline workers voted nearly two-to-one for the IAM. IAM International … Read more Machinists Taking a Stand for Freedom at Boeing South Carolina

Watch Activate L!VE this Wednesday

Kick your 2018 off by watching the year’s first live studio webcast of Activate L!VE Wednesday, January 3 at 3p.m. EST. IAM Organizing Director Vinny Addeo will discuss how the Machinists are rising to the challenges of organizing new members this year and beyond. IAM General Counsel Mark Schneider will also be in studio to … Read more Watch Activate L!VE this Wednesday