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  • IAM’s Independent Drivers Guild Wins Historic Victory for New York Drivers December 6, 2018
    A two-year campaign by the worker-led and IAM-affiliated Independent Drivers Guild (IDG) paid off for drivers in New York City, after officials voted Tuesday morning to set the nation’s first minimum pay rate for app-based drivers.  The rate, set at $17.22 per hour after expenses, is calculated by the city Taxi and Limousine Commission as the contractor […]
  • Machinists Stand with Mexican Workers Seeking Free, Independent Unions December 6, 2018
    The Machinists Union joined democratic unions from around the globe in calling for an end of sham “protection” contracts and violence against union activists that have held Mexican workers down for generations. Just days before Mexico’s new president, Andrés Manuel Lopes Obrador, was sworn into office, the IAM was well represented in Mexico City for […]
  • Deadline Extended for 2019 Federal Workers Program December 6, 2018
    The IAM Federal Employee Program will take place February 3–8, 2019 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. Due to limited class space of 30, only those who have not previously attended may enroll. Participants will be chosen on a first come basis, so do not delay. Completed enrollment forms […]
  • Time Change: Watch Live as the Winner of this Motorcycle is Announced December 6, 2018
    Log on to the IAM Western Territory’s Facebook page on December 13, 2018, at 1 p.m. PT / 4 p.m. ET as the winning name is drawn for this 2018 Harley Davidson 115th Anniversary Edition Street Glide Special. As hosts for the 40th IAM Grand Lodge Convention to be held in September 2020 in San Diego, the IAM Western Territory has promoted the raffle […]
  • NAFTA 2.0 Leaves Workers Out in the Cold December 4, 2018
    The United States, Mexico and Canada recently signed the revised NAFTA 2.0, or United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The deal must still be ratified by all three countries. In the United States, the pact requires congressional approval.  Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. says the deal does not go far enough to help working people […]
  • Machinists Push Congress for Pension Solutions December 4, 2018
    The Congressional Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans released a statement committing to continue their work to solve to the multiemployer pension crisis past Nov. 30. The committee was formed to find solutions to fund insolvent multiemployer pension plans solvency issues. The committee reached the statutory deadline without coming to an agreement on […]
  • Be Part of the GDA Family This Holiday Season December 4, 2018
    Once you are GDA family, you are always GDA family. That’s what Guide Dogs of America graduate Tom Olzak believes. As part of GDA’s Holiday Fund-A-Need, they want to give you a brief look into the bond that forms between the school’s graduates and their guide dogs. Read Tom Olzak’s GDA story. This holiday season […]
  • Federal Workers Speak: Reggie Tolbert November 29, 2018
    As anti-worker politicians in Washington, DC wage war against unionized federal workers, NFFE-IAM members are fighting back by sharing their stories about labor’s pride, power and American patriotism. In this video, we meet veteran Reggie Tolbert, an NFFE-IAM member who works at a U.S. Army missile depot in Pennsylvania.   The post Federal Workers Speak: […]
  • Federal Workers Speak: Wallace Pleasants November 29, 2018
    As anti-worker politicians in Washington, DC wage war against unionized federal workers, NFFE-IAM members are fighting back by sharing their stories about labor’s pride, power and American patriotism. In this video we meet veteran Wallace Pleasants, an IAM member who works at the Grand Coulee Dam in Washington.   The post Federal Workers Speak: Wallace […]
  • Retired Connecticut IAM Member to Serve on Incoming Governor’s Transition Team November 29, 2018
    IAM Retiree John Harrity will be serving on the Energy Committee for Connecticut Governor-elect Ned Lamont’s Transition Team. Lamont was endorsed by the Connecticut State Council of Machinists (CSCM), who also turned out in force to support the campaign by knocking on doors and calling union members across the state. Harrity retired last March and […]
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