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Up, Up and Away

Buddy Boylan stands in the parking lot in front of his workplace at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral and sees opportunity with a recent uptick in activity. “After the space shuttle program ended, it slowed down here quite a bit,” said Boylan, an IAM Local 2061 member who handles fuel and other propellants […]

IAM Urges House Passage of Bill to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

The Machinists Union is urging the House to pass the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019 (H.R. 4863), which would sustain U.S. manufacturing and other strategic industries and improve the balance of trade between the U.S. and high export nations by reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank for the next 10 years. IAM International President Robert Martinez, […]

IAM President Martinez Leading Effort to Improve NAFTA 2.0 For Workers

The IAM is leading a group of 12 industrial and manufacturing unions pledging to oppose NAFTA 2.0, should it come to a House vote without major changes to stop outsourcing and implement stronger labor standards, enforcement and rules of origin provisions.  Read the complete letter. The House should not consider a vote on the renegotiated […]

Make Your Voice Heard by Registering for the IAM’s 2020 Presidential Endorsement Election

Don’t miss the opportunity to help choose who the IAM should endorse for the U.S. president. Register today and be a part of the decision. As you may have heard, there’s a new process that gives the IAM members the opportunity to vote online for a candidate of their choice. To do so, you must register […]

We Honor Those Who Serve

Across North America this weekend, union members came out in force to honor veterans for their military service. https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v5.0 Today The Union Veterans Council worked to share valuable resources with homeless Veterans in the Washington, D.C. area…. Posted by Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO on Monday, November 11, 2019   The IAM shares a special bond with […]

Tomorrow’s Trains

Being on the “fast track” rarely can be taken literally, but in Hornell, NY IAM Transportation Department Local 2741 members are just that. As part of their work, these proud transportation Machinists are building the first American-made high-speed trainsets. Bringing production of the state-of-the-art train to rural New York is the result of a campaign […]

Virginia Senators Want Answers from FreightCar America

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are questioning the decision of FreightCar America to close its Roanoke, Va. plant and lay off 200 workers while the company opens a new production facility in Mexico. The Roanoke workers are represented by TCU-IAM. “We write to you to register our concern that FreightCar America has chosen […]

Minnesota IAM District 77 Receives ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award for IAM H.E.L.P.S. Events

Pictured left to right, IAM District 77 Secretary-Treasurer and IAM H.E.L.P.S. Coordinator Ko Vang, Vice President Kera Peterson, and Business Representative John Duerscherl accept FamilyWise Services’ 2019 “Volunteer of the Year” award on behalf of IAM District 77 in Minnesota. Also pictured, FamilyWise Executive Director Ann Gaash. Minnesota IAM District 77 and the IAM Midwest […]

IAM, Other Manufacturing Unions Say NAFTA 2.0 Needs Major Changes

The IAM is leading a group of 12 industrial and manufacturing unions pledging to oppose NAFTA 2.0, should it come to a House vote without major changes to stop outsourcing and implement stronger labor standards, enforcement and rules of origin provisions.  Read the complete letter. The House should not consider a vote on the renegotiated […]

IAM Locals Unite for Upcoming Negotiations with Crown, Cork and Seal

IAM representatives from across the country recently attended the Negotiation Preparation for Bargaining Committees program at the William W. Winpisinger Center in Hollywood, MD. The group is preparing to negotiate a new master agreement with Crown, Cork and Seal. More than 400 IAM members at four locations around the U.S. are covered under the current […]

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