• Washington District 751 Reverses Unjust Termination April 15, 2021
    One of the most valuable benefits a union member receives is protection from unjust discipline. Often members do not realize the value of this until they have become the subject of unfair discipline. In March, one of our members at Boeing, who was a victim of an unjust termination, had his situation vindicated. This member’s […]
  • Machinists, TCU/IAM Mark Birthday of Labor Icon A. Philip Randolph April 15, 2021
    The Machinists and the Transportation Communications Union (TCU/IAM) mark the April 15 birthday of a giant in the labor movement, A. Philip Randolph. Randolph, a labor leader and social activist was born on April 15, 1889, and founded the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) in 1925, the first majority African-American labor union to receive […]
  • Machinists at M7 Aerospace Unanimously Ratify New Contract April 13, 2021
    Forty-five IAM members from M7 Aerospace and Elbit Systems of America, who provide Life Cycle Contractor Support (LCCS) services for the C-26 and UC-35 aircraft including aircraft modifications and upgrades, site and depot-level maintenance and material management, last week unanimously voted to ratify a four-year master agreement. The contract provides many improvements including wage, shift pay, […]
  • IAM Members at Sheppard Air Force Base Ratify Two New Contracts April 13, 2021
    After months of negotiations, two groups of IAM members from Local Lodge 2771 at Sheppard Air Force base recently ratified new three-year contracts for 647 members. The two groups consist of 547 IAM members from M1 Sheppard Air Force Base Maintenance (SAM) and 100 members from M1 Sheppard Trainer Maintenance (STM). The SAM group maintains […]
  • Save the Date for GDA’s Las Vegas Charity Weekend April 13, 2021
    Grab your hat and cowboy boots and join Guide Dogs of America (GDA) for the 40th annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet on Saturday, November 20, 2021. This year’s theme will be “Rodeo,” and GDA is premiering a new and exciting off-road experience as one of their events. GDA and their staff are working hand […]
  • How to Find a COVID-19 Vaccine Near You April 13, 2021
    All adult Americans, regardless of age or health conditions, are expected to be eligible to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccination by Monday, April 19, 2021. But for many, finding a vaccine has been a daunting task. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) can help with its VaccineFinder tool. All you need is […]
  • TODAY: Demand Passage of the PRO Act to Strengthen Workers’ Rights April 8, 2021
    Today is the labor movement’s National Day of Action for the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. It’s a day for labor and its allies to let the U.S. Senate know that it’s time to support the hardworking men and women of this country by supporting the PRO Act. The PRO Act puts workers […]
  • Retired Machinist Helping Young Workers Jumpstart Their Careers April 8, 2021
    Greg Kinne, longtime Local Lodge 737 member, hasn’t let retirement stop him from passing along the knowledge he attained from almost 50 years in the automotive industry. Brother Kinne has volunteered to teach the basics of auto detailing and maintenance to a new generation eager to forge their career paths at the Twin Cities School in […]
  • IAM’s Rodríguez-Báez Retiring from the Puerto Rico Federation of Labor April 8, 2021
    The Puerto Rico Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO is losing a tireless leader, as José “Lole” Rodríguez-Báez retires after 23 years as its President. Rodríguez-Báez is a Business Representative for IAM Local 2725, a position he has held since 2006. Rodríguez-Báez has been an outstanding union leader for the federation, which is the largest trade union […]
  • Rodríguez-Báez de la IAM se jubila de la Federación Laboral de Puerto Rico April 8, 2021
    La Federación Laboral de Puerto Rico, AFL-CIO está perdiendo un líder incansable, ya que José “Lole” Rodríguez-Báez se jubila después de 23 años como su Presidente. Rodríguez-Báez es Representante de la IAM Local 2725, cargo que ocupa desde 2006. Rodríguez-Báez ha sido un dominante líder sindical de la federación, que es la organización sindical más […]
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