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  • 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 […]
  • Union Plus Launches Video Campaign February 26, 2015
    A new Union Plus video campaign highlights why IAM members should switch to the Union Plus Machinists Credit Card. In a series of new videos, find out why IAM members should switch to the credit card designed to meet their needs: the Union Plus Machinists Credit Card. Meet Veronica, a union nurse who's too busy […]
  • Wisconsin in Crosshairs of Right-to-Work Sneak Attack February 25, 2015
    IAM District 10 members gather at the Wisconsin State House in Madison on February 24, 2015 to protest a right-to-work bill being rushed through the state legislature. After saying in his re-election bid that he wouldn't push for so-called right-to-work legislation, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) now says he will sign a bill being railroaded […]
  • Tell the Senate to Reject Disapproval of New NLRB Rules February 24, 2015
    Senate Republicans are pushing what's known as a "resolution of disapproval" of modernized union election rules issued by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The rules were approved by the NLRB in December 2014 to reduce unnecessary litigation and delay in the election process. The new rules will benefit employers, workers and unions. "It is […]
  • IAM Honors GST Roach, Historic Guest for Black History Month February 24, 2015
    IAM General Secretary-Treasurer Robert Roach, Jr., gives remarks during a special IAM luncheon honoring him and retired U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Carpenter, right of podium, for Black History Month. They are joined by, left to right, IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger, IAM Headquarters General Vice President Bob Martinez and IAM General Vice President […]
  • Apprentices Graduate from IAM/Boeing Joint Apprenticeship Program February 24, 2015
    IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger, right, along with IAM District 751 President Jon Holden, second from left in back, stand with the newest class of IAM/Boeing Joint Apprenticeship Program graduates, front row, and representatives and others in Seattle. Five students in the IAM/Boeing Joint Apprenticeship Program are now journeymen. Watch coverage of the IAM/Boeing Joint […]
  • Pelletier Elected to AFL-CIO Executive Council February 24, 2015
    Connecticut AFL-CIO Executive Secretary-Treasurer Lori Pelletier, a member of IAM Local 700, has been elected to the Executive Council of the AFL-CIO, the labor organization announced at its council meetings. "Lori Pelletier is a tried and true unionist who has served IAM members and Connecticut workers tirelessly for close to three decades," said IAM International […]

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