NLRB’s Anti-Worker Ruling Won’t Stop the IAM’s Organizing at Boeing South Carolina

The GOP-led National Labor Relations Board panel recently ruled that the IAM can’t unionize the 176 flight line workers at the Boeing South Carolina campus. The four-member panel’s ruling voids the IAM’s 2018 win at the North Charleston, S.C. facility. The IAM denounces this anti-worker ruling and vows to keep pushing an organizing effort at … Read more NLRB’s Anti-Worker Ruling Won’t Stop the IAM’s Organizing at Boeing South Carolina

Hurricane Dorian Relief

Hurricane Dorian’s destruction is impacting the lives of many, including IAM members.  Here’s some helpful tips for those preparing for impacts as the massive hurricane skirts parts of the East Coast. In addition, here’s some help for those impacted by the hurricane, and a call for help from our members: If you can, please consider … Read more Hurricane Dorian Relief

Now is the Time to Prepare for Hurricane Dorian

The strengthening Hurricane Dorian is expected to make landfall in the southeastern U.S. sometime this Labor Day Weekend, potentially affecting lives in the region for years to come. Now is the time for those in the hurricane’s path to make preparations for their safety and evacuation, if necessary. This is also a time to remind … Read more Now is the Time to Prepare for Hurricane Dorian

Tough Conversations in the South

America Doesn’t Work Without Workers was the theme of the 2019 Southern States Conference of Machinists (SSCM) held recently in San Antonio, TX.  This concept resonated with the nearly 200 delegates from the IAM’s southern territory who gathered to talk about work, politics and everything in between. “The SSCM is where the plan is put … Read more Tough Conversations in the South

Machinists Unite for Cause

The event was the brainchild of Local 774 member Kimberly Fedd who returned from the Women’s Leadership class in October 2018 with a mission. She wanted to create a local IAM event for breast cancer awareness. That idea became reality last week as the inaugural Machinists United for Mammos event found its place in history. “There are … Read more Machinists Unite for Cause

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

Join the Petition to Support IAM Members at Boeing South Carolina

Let’s keep the pressure on Boeing Co. to reinstate our fellow IAM members who were unjustly fired at the company’s campus in North Charleston, S.C. Please sign the petition urging Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg to immediately allow the workers to return to work. As you may know, a National Labor Relations Board region recently found … Read more Join the Petition to Support IAM Members at Boeing South Carolina

A Deserving Contract for Cape Members

More than 300 employees from Local 2061 who work for PAE, Inc. will enjoy the hard-earned fruits of their labor over the next three years. The IAM’s Southern Territory, working in conjunction with the Aerospace Territory, was able to bring home a strong machinist contract that provides for workers and their families, while creating a … Read more A Deserving Contract for Cape Members

Unjustly Fired Machinists Union Members Win Critical Legal Battle at Boeing South Carolina

Contact: Jonathan Battaglia, IAM 202-579-3212 jbattaglia@iamaw.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2019 – Five instances of company discipline and unjust terminations of IAM members at Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner manufacturing facility in North Charleston, S.C. have been found to be acts of unlawful retaliation against employees for their support of the union, a regional director … Read more Unjustly Fired Machinists Union Members Win Critical Legal Battle at Boeing South Carolina