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  • Tell Congress to Make a Deal Now: Airline Workers Face Mass Layoffs Past Sept. 30 Deadline September 29, 2020
    Working people need relief now and airline workers are facing a Wednesday, September 30 deadline before hundreds of thousands of airline employees lose their jobs. Here’s how you can take action now: Call your Senators and Representative at 866-829-3298and urge them to pass a clean extension of the airline Payroll Support Program through March 31, 2021, and […]
  • Jill Biden Visits with IAM Lobstermen and Women September 29, 2020
    Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden, on Friday visited IAM Local 207 members in Blue Hill, ME. During her stop, she spoke with several lobstermen and toured a boat to celebrate National Lobster Day. “I had a chance to speak to Dr. Biden about why we fish, that it’s not […]
  • Supreme Court Nominee has Troubling Track Record September 29, 2020
    The IAM Legal department is raising concerns about Amy Coney Barrett’s anti-labor record as a federal circuit judge. The post Supreme Court Nominee has Troubling Track Record appeared first on IAMAW.
  • Election 2020: What’s at Stake for IAM Members September 25, 2020
    Why is the IAM involved in politics? Politics affects everything about our lives. Legislation enacted and decisions made by elected officials impact our work lives and the ability of our union to fight for better pay and benefits for our families. There is a direct link between the ballot box and our economic and workplace […]
  • Keep Up the Pressure: Airline Worker Relief Expires Next Week September 24, 2020
    With the airline Paycheck Support Program (PSP) contained in the CARES Act set to expire next Wednesday, September 30, we are urging all members to continue imploring Congress to pass a clean extension of the PSP through March 2021. Adding to the urgency is the possibility of the Republican-majority Senate going on another vacation beginning […]
  • IAM Pushes for Airline Worker Relief on Capitol Hill September 24, 2020
    Outside the U.S. Capitol, IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. joined other labor leaders, airline executives and politicians to call for an extension of the airline Payroll Support Program (PSP) which offers emergency funding to airline workers that have been decimated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The act, which will save over 100,000 jobs if extended, […]
  • IAM Joins Airline, Labor Coalition Demanding Congress Pass Clean Payroll Support Extension Now September 22, 2020
    The IAM, along with leaders from a coalition of airline unions and airline carriers, today sounded the alarm on Capitol Hill to push Congress to act immediately to pass a clean extension of the Payroll Support Program (PSP). There are only eight days remaining before the PSP expires, and without a clean extension, hundreds of […]
  • IAM Local 774 Ratifies a New 4-Year Agreement with Textron Aviation in Wichita September 22, 2020
    Nearly 2,000 members of IAM Local 774 ratified a new 4-year collective bargaining agreement with Textron Aviation last Saturday, September 19, 2020. After a solid month of negotiating, the negotiating committee reached a tentative agreement they could recommend to members amid the current pandemic. “The focus of our negotiations with Textron Aviation was to bring […]
  • Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Stumps in Midwest Battleground States September 22, 2020
    Presidential candidate Joe Biden paid special visits to union members in Minnesota and Wisconsin as he makes his way across the U.S. on his road to the White House.  The former vice president toured the Carpenters Training Institute in Duluth, Minn. Friday, where he pledged his support of working and middle-class families. “I have a […]
  • Join the IAM COVID-19 Awareness Training via Zoom September 22, 2020
    IAM CREST will be hosting a free ZOOM COVID-19 awareness training on Monday, October 5, 2020 from 1 p.m. EST to 2:30 p.m. EST. This training is available to all members on a first come first serve basis. Spots are limited. This training will be the first of a short series of trainings covering the […]
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