• Vote Now to Pick the Cutest IAM Dog March 21, 2019
    This March, IAM is hosting our first ever Puppy March Madness fundraiser to benefit our favorite charity, Guide Dogs of America. With a $1 donation, our members can cast a vote for the cutest Machinist pup! Dogs will move to the next round by getting the most votes in this March Madness-style bracket competition. Vote […]
  • Six Weeks In March 21, 2019
    Six weeks on strike is tough; ask anyone who has ever walked in those shoes. But for the members of Local 708 on strike against FlightSafety Services Corporation (FSSC) in Wichita, KS, there’s really no other choice than to carry on. “What we so often forget when a strike is taking place is the passion is […]
  • Machinists Reengage on Fight for Federal Contract Worker Back Pay March 19, 2019
    The Machinists Union, the AFL-CIO and members of Congress are still fighting to secure back pay for federal contract workers. More than 1 million federal contract workers went without pay during the longest government shutdown in history. After GOP Senators blocked inclusion of federal contractor back pay in the funding bill that ended the shutdown, […]
  • General Electric Unions Preparing for Contract Talks March 19, 2019
    The entire General Electric Coordinated Bargaining Committee (CBC), a coalition of 11 unions including the IAM, recently came together to tour the Evendale GE Facility in Cincinnati, discuss upcoming negotiations and establish subcommittees. CBC Chairman/IUE-CWA President Carl Kennebrew set the foundation and provided the vision for the negotiations scheduled to start in June 2019. Bargaining subcommittees […]
  • New Jersey Auto and Diesel Techs Complete IAM CREST Apprenticeship Program March 19, 2019
    Since 2009 IAM CREST has worked with IAM District 15 to encourage New Jersey high school students interested in careers as automotive and diesel technicians to enroll in the IAM Apprenticeship Program. At the latest District 15 meeting, apprenticeship completion certificates were awarded to seven students who enrolled in the program in 2015. The new […]
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