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  • Solidarity Prevails in IAM Showdown with Kentucky Contractor March 3, 2015
    More than 130 IAM Local 219 families at Bluegrass Station, KY were on an unfair labor practice strike against government sub-contractor Allsource Global Management. The strike ended on Monday, March 2, 2015 when the group ratified a new contract. Members of IAM Local 219 voted on Monday to ratify a new contract with defense contractor […]
  • IAM Members Ready to Storm Capitol Hill to Stop Fast Track March 3, 2015
    The IAM is joining the AFL-CIO and other allied unions and organizations in a Stop Fast Track Lobby Day on March 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. IAM members will be out in force, meeting with U.S. Senators and Representatives to explain why Fast Track and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement is shaping up […]
  • Workers Everywhere Deserve an Apology for Walker's Outrageous Comments March 3, 2015
    Working people in Wisconsin were having a bad week already. Their own state representatives, paid for and bought out by corporate interests, are ramming through a so-called "right-to-work" law for no other reason than to silence workers' voices and eviscerate unions. Anti-worker Gov. Scott Walker said he expects to sign the legislation into law this […]
  • District 837 New Machinists Picket with Local 701 Strikers March 3, 2015
    IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Phil Gruber joins the IAM Local 837 New Machinists and Local 701 at the Al Piemonte Chevrolet strike line in East Dundee, IL. The IAM District 837 "New Machinists," a grassroots group of the younger and newly-initiated members, drove nearly five hours after their night shifts in St. Louis […]
  • Register for Young Machinists Training by March 18 March 3, 2015
    Young Machinists came from all over the U.S. and Canada to attend the inaugural Young Workers Strategy program at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center. The deadline to register for the IAM Young Workers Strategy Program, to be held May 3-8 at the William W. Winpisinger (WWW) Center in Hollywood, MD, is only […]
  • Join Us in Washington, DC for the 2015 IAM Legislative Conference March 3, 2015
    Do you have an issue you want to raise with your elected officials in Washington, DC? From political novices to seasoned experts, the 2015 IAM Legislative Conference is the perfect opportunity to hear from the most powerful voices in Washington, and lobby your Senators and Representative on issues like workers' rights, trade and more. The […]
  • Wisconsin Workers Fight Back Against 'Right-to-Work' Power Grab February 26, 2015
    IAM District 10 members braved the snow on Wednesday to protest a right-to-work bill being rammed through the GOP-controlled Wisconsin state legislature. Wisconsin's state Senate approved a right-to-work bill in an "extraordinary legislative session" on Wednesday, cutting off debate on the measure that will weaken unions and transfer even more power from workers to corporations. […]
  • Tea Party Conservatives Again Targeting Ex-Im Bank, U.S. Jobs February 26, 2015
    Far-right Republicans in Congress are again circling the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, hoping to kill the independent credit agency that helps U.S. companies sell products to foreign buyers and supported more than 200,000 American jobs in 2013 alone. IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger wrote a letter to Congress backing a bill that would fully authorize […]
  • IAM, NFFE Mourn Sudden Death of NFFE Attorney Phil Snodgrass, 27 February 26, 2015
    The IAM and the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) are mourning the tragic death of NFFE-IAM Assistant General Counsel Philip Snodgrass, 27, who on Monday, February 23 was struck and killed by an erratic driver who drove off a street and onto a sidewalk in downtown Washington, DC. Snodgrass was on his way to […]
  • Buffenbarger On-Hand as Iowa Machinists Elect New Leadership February 26, 2015
    IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger swears-in the newest members of the Iowa State Council of Machinists officers and executive board members during a stop in Des Moines. The Iowa State Council of Machinists received an unexpected visitor during their spring business and election meeting on February 14, 2015, in Des Moines. IAM International President Tom […]

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