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  • Minnesota Machinist Wins Big Arbitration May 26, 2015
    IAM Grand Lodge Representative Rick Mickschl, left, and IAM Local 760 member Bill Maruk. In December 2012, IAM Local 760 member Bill Maruk was terminated from his job at Boise Paper in International Falls, MN for insubordination. The IAM filed a grievance on behalf of the 41-year member, but the case went to arbitration after […]
  • Activists Pressure Hoyer to Stop Fast Track, TPP May 26, 2015
    A small but determined group of union members and community activists gathered at Rep. Steny Hoyer's district office in Waldorf, MD to urge Hoyer to vote "no" on Fast Track Trade authority that if passed, will make it easier to pass the flawed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)  trade agreement. WATCH: "Fast Track Protestors Demand Rep. Hoyer […]
  • New York Local 330 Completes WWW Negotiating Preparation Class May 26, 2015
    Front row, from left: James Neureuther, Chief Steward; Scott Givan, Steward; and Peter Cooney, Business Representative. Back row: Richard Tatarski, Steward; Scott Gorko, Steward; Louis Guidi, Steward; and Frederic Fineour, Steward. Members of the Negotiating Committee for IAM Local 330 in Cheektowaga, NY, along with members from District 65, participated in the Negotiation Preparation for […]
  • GDA Online Silent Auction Opens June 4 May 26, 2015
    A day with the Guide Dogs of America puppy trainers is one of many experiences open for bidding in the 2015 GDA Online Silent Auction. The 2015 Guide Dogs of America (GDA) Online Silent Auction will open on Thursday, June 4. The event will run through June 14, 2015. "We've been busy getting ready and […]
  • IAM Flight Attendant Local 2339 Participates in AIDS Walk New York May 26, 2015
    From left, Chriscia Robinson, Cordith Bowen, Darci McLaren, Ishmael Arroyo, Emilie Shewmaker, Manny Rivero, Carli Meneses, John Langwell, Cori Horowitz, Sara Gonzales, Edana Roque, Monica Pasillas, Alma Rodriguez, Annie Ross and her son Maliki. IAM Local 2339 in Newark, NJ continued its annual participation in AIDS Walk New York raising a total of $1,765. Members, […]
  • A Memorial Day Message from International President R. Thomas Buffenbarger May 22, 2015
    Sisters and Brothers, When we celebrate Memorial Day this year by firing up the barbeques and looking forward to the summer ahead, let's make a special effort to remember why we observe this important national holiday. We must never forget the men and women who answered our country's call to serve our nation in our […]
  • U.S. Labor Board Certifies IAM-TWU Partnership at New American Airlines May 21, 2015
    The National Mediation Board (NMB) this week certified the IAM and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) as joint administrators for labor contracts covering 30,000 workers employed at the recently merged US Airways and American Airlines. The TWU-IAM Associations will immediately begin serving as lawful collective bargaining representatives for Fleet Service, Mechanic and Related, and Stores […]
  • South Texas Detention Center Workers Go IAM May 21, 2015
    From left: Zulma Martinez, District 776 Organizer Sylvia Zavala, Edith DeAlba and District 776 Organizer Chub McCrory. IAM District 776 can chalk up another important organizing win, this time in Laredo, TX. Seventy-three workers at the Rio Grande Detention Center, employed by GEO Group, voted overwhelmingly to join the IAM. The victory goes wall-to-wall for […]
  • Senate Narrowly Advances Fast Track; Act Now to Stop TPP May 21, 2015
    IAM District 751 members showed up in force against Fast Track for the Trans-Pacific Partnership when Secretary of State John Kerry pushed the deal at a Boeing plant in Renton, WA. After another round of intense pressure from the White House, the Senate narrowly voted to end debate on President Obama's Fast-Track trade authority bid […]
  • Unions: The Great Pay Equalizer for Women May 21, 2015
    AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler, left, smacked down a Republican presidential hopefuls claim that unions are the cause of the gender pay gap. In a recent editorial, AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler debunks a ridiculous claim by Republican presidential hopeful and former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina that union workplaces foster pay discrepancies between men and women. […]

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