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Machinists Union Wins Critical Provisions for Working People in Coronavirus Relief Bill

The 600,000-member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), North America’s largest aerospace, airline and defense union, applauds the Senate’s unanimous passage of the bipartisan CARES Act. The IAM, along with allies on Capitol Hill, vastly improved the COVID-19 relief bill from its original form to increase investment in the American people and include […]

ICYMI: Healthcare Workers and COVID-19 on Activate L!VE

This week’s Activate L!VE featured IAM Healthcare Director Marti Garza who talked about the challenges faced by IAM healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Garza discussed the many areas in which the IAM gets involved for our members, and all workers in the patient-care field. Personal protective equipment (PPE), worker safety, ensuring appropriate staffing levels […]

Ohio Members Standing Strong in Third Week of Strike

Twenty-three workers of IAM Local 1346, District 54 have been on the picket lines since March 10, after rejecting Gledhill Road Machinery Company’s last, best, and final offer and voting to strike. At issue are healthcare benefits, wage increases and working conditions that include drastic changes to the attendance policy. The Negotiating Committee invited company […]

IAM Mourns Loss of Former AA and Aerospace Coordinator Richard “Dick” Schneider

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our brother and friend, Richard “Dick” Schneider. Brother Schneider peacefully passed away the evening of March 17, 2020, at the Portland Adventist Hospital. A celebration of life is to be planned sometime during the summer. Dick initiated in 1968 as a member of […]

IAM Suspends Programming at Winpisinger Center Through End of 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on our economy, our employers and our membership. For many reasons, including the uncertain nature of when it will be safe for members and staff to travel and gather in groups, the Executive Council has made the decision to close the Winpisinger Education and Technology Center for […]

Tell Congress to Save Railroad Jobs

In response to the decreased demand for rail services due to COVID-19, U.S. rail systems are considering severe measures to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. rail systems face sharp declines in revenue due to a drastic decrease in demand for rail services caused by COVID-19. IAM and TCU-IAM members proudly work in the […]

Tell Congress to Save the U.S. Aerospace Manufacturing Industry

Please urge members of Congress to help save the U.S. aerospace manufacturing industry and the millions of jobs it supports as part of the urgent relief package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. recently sent a letter to members of Congress urging support for hundreds of thousands of aerospace […]

U.S. and Canadian Unemployment Resources

Listed below is information about Unemployment Insurance access and any special provisions some states have undertaken in this extraordinary emergency. United States The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced new guidance outlining flexibilities that states have in administering their unemployment insurance (UI) programs to assist Americans affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Under the guidance, federal […]

IAM Issues Guidelines for Bargaining with Employers Regarding COVID-19

Because the developing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been declared a national emergency and is certain to affect every IAM-represented workplace, the Machinists Union has issued an important memorandum for bargaining with employers. READ: Guidelines for bargaining with employers regarding COVID-19 Employers are required to bargain with unions over this matter, and it is essential for IAM […]

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