• Machinists Union: Biden’s ‘Buy American’ Executive Order is Critical First Step Toward Bringing Our Jobs Home January 25, 2021
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2021 – Robert Martinez Jr., International President of the 600,000-member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), released the following statement on the Biden administration’s “Buy American” executive order: “The Machinists Union applauds the Biden administration’s executive order to strengthen Buy American laws, a key step in creating good manufacturing jobs […]
  • IP Martinez Leads Airline Worker Relief Call with Leader Schumer January 23, 2021
    Airline workers are grateful for the extension of a relief program that brought thousands of frontline aviation workers back on the job, IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. said on a virtual call with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). The IAM is North America’s largest airline union. Martinez led the call of IAM airline […]
  • IAM Launches Valuable New Resource for Organizers January 21, 2021
    IAM Headquarters this week is officially launching the Organizer’s Toolkit, a library of both customizable and static materials designed specifically for organizing campaigns. The toolkit, which is being run by the Organizing and Communications Departments, will include access to a customizable campaign website, organizing meeting presentations, handbills, banners, social media graphics and more. “Growing our […]
  • IP Martinez Swears in Incoming District 751 Officers January 19, 2021
    Newly-elected district officers of IAM District 751 were sworn in by International President Robert Martinez Jr this week during their district council meeting. Martinez joined the meeting via video chat. President and Directing Business Representative Jon Holden and 16 District 751 Business Representatives also took their oath of office that evening for their four year […]
  • Machinists Union Recognized During Inauguration Welcome Ceremony January 19, 2021
    The Machinists Union was recognized Saturday by the Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) during its programing America United: An Inauguration Welcome Event Celebrating America’s Changemakers. The video congratulates the incoming administration and pays tribute to IAM essential workers who have been on the frontlines during the pandemic. The PIC hosted a welcome event to celebrate America, […]
  • Art Made by Machinists Members Featured in SUNY Empire State College Labor Calendar January 14, 2021
    Handcrafted artwork from two IAM members appeared in a 2021 SUNY Empire State College calendar. The pieces were part of an annual calendar distributed by the Harry Van Arsdale Jr. School of Labor Studies in New York, an associates, bachelors and master’s degree program that includes prominent IAM alumni. “Everyone who has received a copy […]
  • Celebrating the IAM’s Newsletter, Website and Social Media Award Winners January 14, 2021
    COVID-19 changed the world indefinitely. For the Machinists, one such change was the rescheduling of the IAM 2020 Convention and the union’s ability to celebrate, on a grand stage, the winners of the IAM Newsletter, Website and Social Media Contest for 2019. Today, we remedy that as we congratulate our IAM brothers and sisters who […]
  • Reserve a Square in the GDA Super-Puppy Bowl January 14, 2021
    Every February, the Super Bowl declares one team world champion, etching their names in history – this year, you can make history too. By purchasing a square in the Guide Dogs of America Super-Puppy Bowl Squares Pool, you will be among the first to sponsor GDA’s brand new kennels. Reserve a square today. If you […]
  • IAM Territories, Organizers Recognized for Growing Machinists Union January 12, 2021
    IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. and IAM Organizing Director Vinny Addeo recognized members last week for their continued efforts to grow the strength of the IAM and working families with a virtual presentation of the second annual International President’s Excellence in Organizing Awards. Watch the video. “I am so proud of the efforts our […]
  • IAM Honors Elite Organizers January 12, 2021
    The IAM International President’s Excellence in Organizing Awards took place on January 7th and highlighted membership and staff from around the union who are dedicated to growing and mobilizing the Machinist movement. The post IAM Honors Elite Organizers appeared first on IAMAW.
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