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  • Machinists Union Disputes DOL Claims in Pension Fund Dispute February 9, 2016
    The IAM is raising serious questions over allegations contained in a lawsuit filed by the Department of Labor (DOL) against the IAM National Pension Fund. The well-funded IAM National Pension Fund is among the nation's most stable and best managed multi-employer plans, and is in full compliance with all DOL rules and regulations. The complaint […]
  • Pantoja to Fill Vacancy on United Continental Holdings Board February 9, 2016
    The IAM announced that Transportation General Vice President Sito Pantoja will replace retired IAM District 141 President Rich Delaney on the Board of Directors of United Continental Holdings (UCH), the parent company of United Airlines, effective March 1, 2016. "I'd like to thank Brother Delaney for the time he's represented IAM workers on United's Board […]
  • IAM Shipyard Workers Overcome Stall Tactics, Begin Bargaining February 9, 2016
    Workers at the Huntington Ingalls shipyard in Newport News, VA join IAM leadership before beginning negotiations with the company. From left, IAM South Territory General Vice President Mark Blondin, Latasha Greene, Aaron Lawrence, Shannon Briscoe, John "Tony" Polisk, District 74 Directing Business Representative Larry Young and Grand Lodge Representative Joe Greaser. After nearly six-and-a-half years, […]
  • Countdown to 2016 Grand Lodge Convention Continues February 9, 2016
    Chicago skyline with Navy Pier in the foreground, where the inaugural Host Committee Welcome Reception will take place on September 4, 2016. The countdown to the 2016 IAM Grand Lodge Convention is here! To help you keep track, a Grand Lodge Convention countdown clock has been added to www.goiam.org. The quadrennial event will commence on […]
  • Help IAM Flight Attendants Get Adequate Rest, Keep Our Skies Safe February 9, 2016
    IAM Flight Attendants recently lobbied on Capitol Hill for adequate rest between duty days. They are working this week to include the changes in the FAA reauthorization bill. As safety professionals and first responders, Flight Attendants are tasked with handling emergencies and caring for thousands of passengers every day. It's imperative for Flight Attendants to […]
  • Indiana Local 1227 Members Attend Negotiation Prep at WWW February 9, 2016
      IAM Local 1227/District 90 Bargaining Committee members completed the Negotiation Prep class at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD, prior to entering contract talks with Regal-Beloit. Front row, from left: William (Joey) Jessen and Gary Howard. Back row: IAM District 90 Directing Business Representative Tony Wickersham, Scott Jessen and […]
  • IAM on TPP Signing: 'A Corporate Driven Rigged Economic System' February 4, 2016
    The IAM immediately responded to the Obama administration's signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in New Zealand this week. The deal remains deeply flawed and bad for workers around the world, IAM International President Bob Martinez said in a statement. Congress still has to approve the TPP for the U.S. to officially sign on to […]
  • IAM District 15 Answering NYC Uber Drivers' Call for Dignity February 4, 2016
    New York City Uber drivers are taking their fight for dignity to the one place they know they can find help â€" the union. In the mid-90s, when New York City Black Car drivers â€" deemed "independent contractors" and thus not eligible for traditional employee protections â€" were looking for a voice on the job, […]
  • Big Week for Southern Territory: Back-to-Back Wins, Over 300 New Members February 4, 2016
    Grand Lodge Representative Joe Greaser (left) and District 74 Directing Business Representative Larry Young (right) bookend NAS Norfolk workers who voted to join the IAM. The Southern Territory doubled down with a one-two organizing punch when 111 aircraft workers and mechanics at NAS Norfolk, VA joined the IAM just days after 210 workers at NAS […]
  • IAM Members Getting Union-Made Degrees at Winpisinger Center February 4, 2016
    IAM members listen closely during a general education cohort for the ESC/IAM Partnership Program at the William W. Winpisinger Education Center. From left: Robert Breaux, Communicator/Educator, Local 850, Oklahoma City, OK; Joan Cox, President, Local 350, La Grange, NC; Frances Finau-Stepp, Local 1782, San Jose, CA; Gurjinder Singh Grewal, Chief Steward, Local 16, British Columbia, […]

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