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Machinists’ Statement on EgyptAir 804

Machinists’ Statement on EgyptAir 804 IAM General Vice President Sito Pantoja today issued the following statement in the wake of the disappearance of EgyptAir Flight 804: “Although the facts about what exactly happened to EgyptAir 804 are unclear at this point, it is obvious the aviation community has suffered another tragedy. The more than 600,000 […]

IAM Mourns Retired GVP Bob Thayer

  It is with great sadness that the IAM learned today of the passing of retired General Vice President Robert Thayer. “Bob Thayer will be long remembered and greatly missed by his many friends in the IAM,” said IAM International President Bob Martinez. “Bob was a close personal friend and a true mentor. All of […]

2016 Legislative Conference

May 8-12, 2016 Washington D.C. Today marks the closing day of the IAMAW 2106 Legislative Conference held each year in Washington D.C. It is during this time frame the the Senate and Congress is in session and your International Union pounds Capital Hill to bring the elected politicians ALL concerns which affects Labor in America. HOT […]

Machinists Union Applauds Congress for Acting to Stop NAI Scheme

Washington D.C., April 28, 2016 — IAM General Vice President Sito Pantoja issued the following statement regarding Congress’ action to halt Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) entry into the U.S. aviation market: “The Machinists Union applauds Congress for acting to stop the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) ill-conceived decision to pave the way for NAI’s entry into […]

IAM Members at United Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contracts

  Approximately 30,000 IAM-represented workers at United Airlines have overwhelmingly ratified seven contracts in the Fleet Service, Passenger Service, Storekeeper, Maintenance Instructor, Fleet Technical Instructor and Related and Security Officer classifications. The five-year accords run through 2021 and provide industry-best wages, work protections and retirement security, among other improvements. “IAM members at United Airlines can […]

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