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Updated: December 1, 2020 — 12:18 pm


  • Washington State Hospice Care Workers Vote Overwhelmingly to Join IAM December 1, 2020
    Last week, 44 Master Social Workers and Bereavement Counselors from the CHI Franciscan Hospice Care Center in University Way, WA voted 37 to 2 for IAM representation. “Congratulations to these health care professionals for choosing the IAM and valuing union representation, especially during these extremely difficult times,” said IAM Grand Lodge Organizer Gabby Rogano. “This […]
  • Boston Local 264 Fighting MBTA Transit Cuts December 1, 2020
    Members of IAM Local 264 in Boston are leading the fight against deep cuts to the city’s public transportation by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA). The proposed cuts would reduce access to essential workers and others who rely on public transit more than ever during these difficult times, ultimately slowing economic recovery and putting […]
  • Consider Donating to GDA on Giving Tuesday December 1, 2020
    Today is Giving Tuesday and you can directly help others through Guide Dogs of America. If you don’t know what Giving Tuesday is, don’t worry, GDA has you covered. It’s easy to remember, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday. Created in 2012 as a simple idea: Giving Tuesday encourages people to do good. Over the […]
  • Fighting for Workers this November December 1, 2020
    Organized labor and working families have taken a lot of abuse at the hands of politicians in the form of failed policy and anti-worker legislation over the past few decades. Many IAM members in the Midwest United States have felt that punishment more than other parts of the country. Whether in the form of “right-to-work” […]
  • What I’m Thankful For November 26, 2020
    Sisters, Brothers and Friends of the IAM, While this year has been unlike any other, there is still much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. This challenging time has given us all a new perspective. I know I’m especially grateful for our Machinists Union family—and the work all of our members have done day in […]
  • Seneca Foods Seasonal Workers Vote to Join the IAM November 24, 2020
    Recently, more than 193 seasonal employees at Seneca Foods vegetable processing facility in Leicester, NY voted to join the IAM. This organizing campaign accomplished something relatively unheard of, filing for an election with just 30 percent of the workforce signing representation cards and then overwhelmingly winning the election. “On behalf of the Eastern Territory, I […]
  • Gearing Up for the Future November 24, 2020
    Union members want good contracts and good service for those contracts, in order to improve quality of life, through higher wages, better benefits and safe working conditions. The IAM’s Southern Territory has changed its culture by reorganizing districts so members receive the service they expect, while making organizing a top priority. “We started looking at […]
  • Machinists Union Integral in 737 Max Recertification, Safety Improvements November 23, 2020
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has lifted the grounding of the 737 Max, clearing the way for airlines to begin scheduling flights in the upcoming months. The move comes after more than a year of the IAM partnering with the FAA and Congress to ensure the aircraft is safe to carry passengers again after its […]
  • IP Martinez Talks Election, Unity on LCLAA Podcast November 19, 2020
    IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. recently joined the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) podcast “El Desvio, Many Roads, one Destination.” Martinez discusses the recent presidential election, COVID-19, and how organizations like the IAM and LCLAA play a critical role in bringing our divided nation back together. “I am so proud of all […]
  • A Strike, a Love story and a Movie November 19, 2020
    What better way to show workers how important organizing is than to put it on the big screen? That’s exactly what Composer, Writer and Producer Danny Schur and Director Rob Adetuyi did with the movie musical STAND! and they explained how on a special edition of Activate L!VE. Schur wrote a love story against the backdrop of non-union […]
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