Machinists Endorse Medicare for All

The IAM recently joined House sponsors of the Medicare for All Act of 2019 at a Capitol Hill press conference. This legislation, sponsored by U.S. Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and more than 100 other members of Congress, will provide every American with comprehensive health care. READ: Medicare-for-all: Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s new bill, … Read more

Solidarity Brings Success in Second Cadence Contract with District 751

IAM District 751 members working at Cadence Giddens in Everett, WA built on the solid foundation from their first contract when they overwhelmingly approved a second contract on February 18. After months of preparation, membership input and participation, members voted to ratify their second contract by 90 percent. A lot of hard work and preparation … Read more

Donate to Help Aurora Victims’ Families

As the IAM family continues to mourn the loss of five innocent lives at the Henry Pratt facility in Aurora, IL, the unimaginable suffering continues to grow for the victims’ friends and family. You can help by providing financial support to the families of Russell Beyer, Vicente Juarez, Josh Pinkard, Clayton Parks and Trevor Wehner … Read more

Make Your Voice Heard in the IAM Workplace Violence Survey

You still have time to make your voice heard in IAM CREST’s second annual workplace violence survey. The survey is available in English, French, and Spanish. The survey will close on March 31, 2019. Results will be published in April 2019. The survey will help IAM CREST work toward solutions to improve workplace safety. The … Read more

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham Shows Appreciation to the IAM

New Mexico Machinists have continually worked in conjunction with Michelle Lujan Grisham in her political career. First, the IAM played a pivotal role in her bid to gain the 1st congressional district seat and assisting her in her reelections thereafter. Then the IAM helped her secure the house of labor’s endorsement in the 2018 gubernatorial … Read more

VSE Machinists Win Wages and More

For another three years, nearly140 men and women working for VSE Corporation at Little Rock AFB under Local 463 will have a strong machinist contract to give them a voice on the job and good benefits for themselves and their families. “For the working-class heroes who take care of the C130J Super Hercules aircraft used … Read more

Last Chance for Discounted Rate at IAM Women’s Conference

You still have time to register at a lower rate for the 2019 IAM Women’s Conference! Be a part of a strong group of IAM women leading this union into the future. Click here for the official call letter and registration information. The theme of this year’s conference is “Women Rising: Unite the Fight.” The … Read more

Save the Date: IAM Workers’ Memorial Day

The IAM will gather to observe Workers’ Memorial Day and remember those who have suffered and died on the job. We will also commit to fighting until all workers have safe jobs and the freedom to form unions to seek a better future. What: IAM Workers’ Memorial Day When: 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 1, 2019 … Read more

Kansas Machinists Holding Strong

02_21_2019_05_ST Local 708 Strike 02_21_2019_06_ST_Local 708 Strike 02_21_2019_03_ST Local 708 Strike 02_21_2019_04_Local 708 Strike 02_21_2019_02_ST Local 708 Strike 02_21_2019_01_Local 708 Strike “We’re doing the right thing here,” said striking IAM Local 708 member Paul Powell. Powell is a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel and currently a pilot instructor for the KC-46 Air Crew Training System … Read more

Donate to Help Aurora Victims’ Families

As the IAM family mourns the loss of five innocent lives at the Henry Pratt facility in Aurora, IL, the unimaginable suffering grows for the victims’ friends and family. The IAM Transportation Department’s Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) and the IAM Employee Assistance Program (EAP) have deployed seven members to the plant site to provide grief counseling … Read more