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  • Texas NFFE-IAM Local 2189 Honored for Organizing Win April 23, 2015
    IAM Southern Territory General Vice President Mark Blondin, center in suit, presents members of NFFE-IAM Local 2189 with a crystal appreciation award for their successful efforts to organize more than 1,000 URS workers at Red River Army Depot near Texarkana, TX. IAM Southern Territory General Vice President Mark Blondin presented NFFE-IAM Local 2189 a crystal […]
  • Louisiana Local 470 Machinists Ink Three-Year Contract at Axiall April 23, 2015
    About 600 members of IAM Local 470 in Lake Charles, LA ratified a new three-year deal with Axiall Corp., a chemical products company. The new contract removed most of the two-tier wage system implemented in the 2009 contract. "The contract includes a 3 percent general wage increase every year, and the employee health care costs […]
  • Arrive a Member, Leave a Leader: The Latest from the Winpisinger Center (VIDEO) April 23, 2015
    Chris Wagoner, director of the IAM's William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center, is excited about the expanding opportunities for IAM members at the Hollywood, MD training center. Wagoner sat down with the Machinists News Network to discuss the increasing popularity of negotiating preparation classes, the continued emphasis on organizing training and the importance of […]
  • Deadline Extended for Federal Workers Collective Bargaining Class April 23, 2015
    The registration deadline has been extended to May 3 for the Federal Employees Collective Bargaining Program to be held June 21-26, 2015 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. The Federal Workers Collective Bargaining program focuses on negotiating ground rules; contract bargaining, mid-term bargaining, collective bargaining and the new FLRA […]
  • It's Crunch Time: Tell Congress to Vote No on Fast Track for TPP April 21, 2015
    The Ohio State Council of Machinists and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), center in light blue shirt, joined many others in the labor, human rights and environmental communities to come out against Fast Track for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. An upcoming vote in the U.S. Senate to "Fast Track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a global free […]
  • Washington State Jorgensen Forge Machinists Approve First IAM Contract April 21, 2015
      Machinists Union members who work at Jorgensen Forge Corp. (JFC) in Tukwila, WA will get their first pay raises in seven years after ratifying a new collective bargaining agreement. The workers approved the three-year contract with a 94 percent yes vote. They had rejected the company's first contract offer on April 9, 2015. "Our […]
  • Video: A Conversation on Federal Worker Issues April 21, 2015
    Whether it's keeping our military safe, taming forest fires, caring for veterans, or a host of other jobs, members of the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) are doing important work on behalf of the American people every day.   NFFE-IAM Executive Director Randy Erwin sat down to talk with the Machinists News Network about the […]
  • Help Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger on May 9 April 21, 2015
    The IAM is joining the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) to help collect donated food in more than 10,000 communities for the annual Letter Carriers' Food Drive. The 23rd annual food drive is set for Saturday, May 9. Just leave non-perishable food donations next to your mailbox on May 9 and your mail carrier […]
  • We Want to See You in DC for the IAM Legislative Conference April 21, 2015
    Time is running out to register for the 2015 IAM Legislative Conference. The conference will be held May 11-14 at the Hyatt Regency Washington, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, DC. Download the official call letter for more details on the 2015 IAM Legislative Conference. The IAM Legislative Conference is the perfect opportunity to speak […]
  • FSC Helps Undermine Woodworkers' Rights by Certifying Fiji Wood Products April 21, 2015
    The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), in direct conflict with its own criteria and in the face of International Labour Organization (ILO) reports, continues to certify Fiji Pine and Tropik Wood Products with a certificate for sustainable forest management and a Chain of Custody license. As each piece of Fiji Pine wood that carries an FSC […]

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