Carol Stream, IL, September 17, 2017 – Nearly 2,000 Chicago-area auto mechanics will be back at work tomorrow, bringing to a close a nearly seven-week strike against 130 new car dealerships across the city. The mechanics, represented by IAM Automobile Mechanics Local 701, ratified a new four-year deal with the Chicago New Car Dealer Committee […]
As East Texas rebuilds after Hurricane Harvey, three IAM Districts and three Local Lodges have banded together to help make life a little easier for residents in hard-hit areas of Houston. Moved by the images of destruction and the needs of those impacted by the floodwaters, IAM Local 2385 in Fayetteville, Tennessee, began organizing […]
The Federal Workers Alliance (FWA), including IAM government employees and National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) members, successfully defeated attacks against their rights to fair union representation. FWA sent a letter opposing two separate amendments to the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act. The two amendments regulating official time were introduced by Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs […]
IAM members defeated the McCain-Reed Base Closure Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, a reckless proposal that would close military bases across our country. Machinists Union (IAM) International President Bob Martinez issued the following statement on the defeat of the McCain-Reed Base Closure Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act: “Working families have sent […]
Elected officials and community members rallied together to support MBTA Mechanics at IAM Local 264. The community is taking a stand against the privatization efforts by Gov. Charlie Baker and his transit administration. IAM Local 264 recently launched a new website. I met so many members of @IAM264Boston fighting privatization. Stay strong & educate the […]
Machinists members, labor leaders and civil servants hit the ground running during day one of the first-ever IAM National Government Employees Conference in Clarke County, Nevada. The post IAM National Government Employees Conference kicks off in Nevada appeared first on IAMAW.
If you live in North America, we need you to make sure your government representative stops a corporate power grab in the new NAFTA renegotiations. NAFTA gave vast new powers for corporations that make it easier to offshore jobs and attack the environmental and health laws on which we all rely. Deals like NAFTA give […]
Watch IAMAW Special Representative Craig Hughes name names during a hearing of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Fiscal and Management Control Board hearing on September 18, 2017 in Boston, after Local Lodge 264 rallied outside to stop privatization. For more information: https://dontgiveawaythembta.net The post IAM Exposes MBTA Cronyism appeared first on IAMAW.
You read that right. Your union is now offering a Free College Benefit to members and their families. The IAM is excited to announce the new free college benefit available to Machinists Union members and their families: a free associate’s degree from Eastern Gateway Community College. Online Classes Start October 16 – Get Registered Now Having […]
IAM members are working to defeat the McCain-Reed Base Closure Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, a reckless proposal that would close military bases across our country. Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) affects IAM members working on government installations including government employees and those working under service contracts. Many of those IAM members are […]
As East Texas rebuilds after Hurricane Harvey, three IAM Districts and three Local Lodges have banded together to help make life a little easier for residents in hard-hit areas of Houston. Moved by the images of destruction and the needs of those impacted by the floodwaters, IAM Local 2385 in Fayetteville, Tennessee, began organizing a... […]
The 2018 IAM Scholarship Competition is now accepting applications. The competition is open to members of the IAM and their children throughout the United States and Canada under procedures and rules of eligibility explained in this Announcement. The IAM Scholarship Fund, which is used exclusively to make possible these awards, was established by the delegates of... […]
IAM141 holds the first ever Shop Stewards Meeting for Hawaiian Airlines Mainland Customer Service Agents in Las Vegas, Nevada. Melina Packard, A Hawaiian Customer Service Agent for 5 years, speaks about her experience during the training.
Brothers and Sisters, Due to the hurricane in Florida, the TWU/IAM Association and American Airlines have mutually decided to cancel contract negotiations next week. The safety of the Association’s members and representatives is of paramount importance and travel at this time is not advised. Negotiations are scheduled to resume on the following weeks: October 2nd... […]
PHILADELPHIA — IAM141 Member Derrick Monk was among those recently recognized by the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania for his community activism. Derrick was presented with the Irv Sannit Labor Volunteer award at the 2017 Labor Day celebrations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, before a crowd of hundreds of labor activists. The United Way recognizes the contributions... […]
Brothers and Sisters, After the fallout from the Company’s letter on Friday August 24th, the Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in Washington DC. The ghost negotiators from the Company that were invited to join the talks did not show up. The Association is taking the high road and... […]
Please let the Company know you are ok or are in need of help by calling their resource line at 281-553-1164. Please leave a message containing: 1) Your name 2) Your United ID number 3) That you are safe If you have a need that you feel they can assist you with, leave them a... […]
Airline workers have grown accustomed to working long hours in terrible weather. They are comfortable in high-stress, time-sensitive situations where the margin for error almost does not exist. It should come as no surprise, therefore, that airline workers were often at the forefront of community responses to Harvey. Here are a few of their stories. ... […]
Eric Price Houston, TX — With tropical storm Harvey continuing to bring massive flooding to Texas, the Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday began suspension of all commercial flights to Houston’s IAH and Hobby Airport (HOU) until at least Noon on Thursday, August 31. This is the longest such closure in the airport’s history. Not since... […]