October 28 is National Drug Take Back Day

The IAM Employee Assistance Program urges you to turn in your unused or expired prescription medications for safe disposal this Saturday, October 28. Find a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day location. The post October 28 is National Drug Take Back Day appeared first on IAMAW. Powered by WPeMatico

Machinists Making Waves at AFL-CIO Convention

Join Together. Fight Together. Win Together. This is the theme of this year’s AFL-CIO Convention in St. Louis and the IAM and TCU/IAM delegations are well represented. IAM International President Bob Martinez participated in Day One of the AFL-CIO Convention with the introduction of resolutions on expanding Buy American and protecting manufacturing jobs.  Proud of … Read more

United, We Are Strong

Thank you! Another extremist attempt to steal our freedom to affordable healthcare has been stopped. The IAM will stay vigilant and will keep fighting for accessible healthcare for every working family. You did this. We did this. Working people did this. Healthcare is a human right. #GrahamCassidy #1u https://t.co/ueT4C2AUAV — Machinists Union (@MachinistsUnion) September 26, … Read more

Watch Special Edition of Activate LIVE Friday

The IAM’s new live studio webcast Activate LIVE, the first live weekly social media program in the labor movement, will broadcast a special edition on Friday, September 29 with a live studio audience including IAM Young Machinists. IAM Communications Director Bob Wood, IAM Women’s and Human Rights Director Rhonda Rogers and several Young Machinists will … Read more

Oregon Precision Castparts Welders Vote IAM Yes

On September 22, nearly 100 workers at Precision Castparts in Portland, OR voted to join the IAM. The company makes heavy-duty metal components for airplanes, generators and other industrial products.  “I want to welcome and congratulate the welders at Precision Castparts for voting to become members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers,” … Read more

Second Chances

The statistics are alarming. According to the Department of Corrections, the rate of female incarceration in Oklahoma is the highest in the nation, which is almost double the national average. In 2015, 151 women out of every 100,000 in the Sooner State were behind bars, leaving nearly 4,600 minor children at home without a mother. … Read more