IAM Urges Senators To Protect Federal Workers

IAM International President Robert Martinez, Jr., is urging members of the U.S. Senate to sign on to a letter led by U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) aimed at undoing some of the damage done by President Trump’s executive orders attacking the rights of federal workers. Peters led 43 of his colleagues in a letter requesting that … Read more IAM Urges Senators To Protect Federal Workers

IAM Urges House Passage of Bill to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

The Machinists Union is urging the House to pass the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019 (H.R. 4863), which would sustain U.S. manufacturing and other strategic industries and improve the balance of trade between the U.S. and high export nations by reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank for the next 10 years. IAM International President Robert Martinez, … Read more IAM Urges House Passage of Bill to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

IAM President Martinez Leading Effort to Improve NAFTA 2.0 For Workers

The IAM is leading a group of 12 industrial and manufacturing unions pledging to oppose NAFTA 2.0, should it come to a House vote without major changes to stop outsourcing and implement stronger labor standards, enforcement and rules of origin provisions.  Read the complete letter. The House should not consider a vote on the renegotiated … Read more IAM President Martinez Leading Effort to Improve NAFTA 2.0 For Workers

IAM, Other Manufacturing Unions Say NAFTA 2.0 Needs Major Changes

The IAM is leading a group of 12 industrial and manufacturing unions pledging to oppose NAFTA 2.0, should it come to a House vote without major changes to stop outsourcing and implement stronger labor standards, enforcement and rules of origin provisions.  Read the complete letter. The House should not consider a vote on the renegotiated … Read more IAM, Other Manufacturing Unions Say NAFTA 2.0 Needs Major Changes

IAM Urges House Passage of Bill to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

The Machinists Union is urging passage of the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019 (H.R. 4863), which would sustain U.S. manufacturing and other strategic industries and improve the balance of trade between the U.S. and high export nations by reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank for the next 10 years. The Ex-Im Bank is one of the … Read more IAM Urges House Passage of Bill to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

Tell the Senate to Support Repeal of So-Called ‘Cadillac Tax’

Thank you for helping us get the House to successfully pass the bipartisan Middle-class Health Benefits Tax Repeal of 2019. That 419-to-6 vote moves us closer to our goal of getting both the House and Senate to pass the legislation that would repeal the 40 percent health benefits tax on employer-sponsored healthcare, also known as … Read more Tell the Senate to Support Repeal of So-Called ‘Cadillac Tax’

WRITE IN: Tell Congress to Pass PRO Act

We’re asking you to help us urge all House members to vote “yes” on the Protecting the Rights to Organize (PRO) Act. TAKE ACTION: Tell your member of Congress to vote “yes” on the PRO Act The PRO Act (H.R. 2474), introduced in May by House Education and Labor Committee chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA) and … Read more WRITE IN: Tell Congress to Pass PRO Act

Tell Congress to Halt Vote on Proposed NAFTA 2.0 Pact Until It’s Fixed

We need your help, brothers and sisters! Please write your House member and tell them to oppose consideration of the proposed NAFTA 2.0 trade deal until it includes necessary provisions to thwart U.S. job losses. TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to halt consideration of proposed NAFTA 2.0 pact until it’s fixed. IAM International President Robert Martinez … Read more Tell Congress to Halt Vote on Proposed NAFTA 2.0 Pact Until It’s Fixed

Machinists Urge Congress to Pass PRO Act

Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. is urging congressional lawmakers to vote “yes” on the Protecting the Rights to Organize (PRO) Act. “The PRO Act is a vitally important piece of legislation that strengthens federal laws and protect workers’ right to organize a union and bargain for higher wages and better benefits,” Martinez wrote … Read more Machinists Urge Congress to Pass PRO Act

IAM Urges Senators to Support Export-Import Bank

The IAM is urging members of the U.S. Senate to support and vote “yes” to pass the Export Import Reauthorization Act of 2019 (S. 2293). This bipartisan legislation would help create and sustain U.S. jobs in manufacturing and other strategic industries and help improve the balance of trade between the U.S. and high export nations … Read more IAM Urges Senators to Support Export-Import Bank