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Activate L!VE: IAM President Martinez and Preparations for 2020 Convention

This week on Activate L!VE IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. joined the show from the International Staff Conference to bring us up to date on preparations for the 40th Grand Lodge Convention to take place in San Diego in September 2020. In case you missed this, or any other episode of Activate L!VE, they […]

IAM Urges Senators to Support Export-Import Bank

The IAM is urging members of the U.S. Senate to support and vote “yes” to pass the Export Import Reauthorization Act of 2019 (S. 2293). This bipartisan legislation would help create and sustain U.S. jobs in manufacturing and other strategic industries and help improve the balance of trade between the U.S. and high export nations […]

Two IAM Eastern Territory Locals Celebrate Anniversary Milestones

West Valley, NY Local 2401 celebrated its 50th anniversary on August 17th with a picnic recognizing the milestone. Its members are employed at the West Valley Demonstration Project in West Valley, NY. These members work in a dangerous environment decontaminating, and decommissioning a former nuclear fuels reprocessing center. Local 1363 in Cleveland, Ohio will mark  […]

We Remember

Dear Sisters, Brothers and Friends of the IAM, Eighteen years ago today, we witnessed the senseless coordinated attacks that killed thousands of innocent people at the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. and in a field in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. The unimaginable events that unfolded that day have changed us […]

NLRB’s Anti-Worker Ruling Won’t Stop the IAM’s Organizing at Boeing South Carolina

The GOP-led National Labor Relations Board panel recently ruled that the IAM can’t unionize the 176 flight line workers at the Boeing South Carolina campus. The four-member panel’s ruling voids the IAM’s 2018 win at the North Charleston, S.C. facility. The IAM denounces this anti-worker ruling and vows to keep pushing an organizing effort at […]

Tell the Senate to Save Multiemployer Pensions, Support the Butch Lewis Act

The IAM sent a letter urging members of the U.S. Senate to cosponsor and support S. 2254, the Butch Lewis Act of 2019. This vitally important legislation, led by Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Tina Smith (D-MN), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) would help save financially-troubled multiemployer pension plans while protecting the […]

New York Local 2310 at Special Metals End Strike, Net Contract Gains

Nearly 250 IAM members of Local 2310 (District 65) at Special Metals Corp. in New Hartford, NY voted to ratify a new deal recently ending a strike after more than three weeks. The members voted overwhelmingly to strike on August 16, pushing back against the employers draconian use of overtime, including weekends and holidays. Sixty-hour […]

IAM Mourns Passing of Former IAM Transportation GVP William Scheri

The IAM mourns the loss of former IAM General Vice President of Transportation William “Bill” Scheri. He recently passed away. “We send our prayers to the Scheri family,” said IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. “William Scheri was an invaluable part of the IAM Transportation Department and we will never forget his contributions to our […]

Winpisinger Center 2020 Class Schedules Now Available

The IAM William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center has released its 2020 calendar of leadership, departmental and staff programs. “Our programs cover a diverse range of topics to ensure that IAM members, officers, and staff have access to training that will help them on the job,” says director Chris Wagoner. “Ultimately, the education received at […]

Machinists Call Out Democrats Seeking NAFTA 2.0 Vote

IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr., recently submitted a letter  to a group of 14 House Democrats, urging them to halt pressure for a quick ratification vote on the proposed NAFTA 2.0 trade deal between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. This agreement will not be ready to be considered until its text is changed to reflect […]

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