IAM Local 2198 member Brenda Douglas helps sort canned food at the Capital Area Food Bank in Washington, DC. More than 1,000 labor and human rights activists gathered in Washington, DC to take part in the 2016 AFL-CIO Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Civil and Human Rights Conference. The theme, “Change the Rules, Be the […]
Month: January 2016
CBTU President Emeritus Bill Lucy spoke at the AFL-CIO Ideas at Work luncheon and recalled the events surrounding the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers strike. In early February 1968, Memphis sanitation workers reached a tipping point in their dealings with the city following the deaths of two garbage collectors by a malfunctioning truck. As a speaker […]
IAM Chief of Staff and Director of Trade and Globalization Owen Herrnstadt lauds a bipartisan bill reauthorizing the Ex-Im Bank during a news conference on Capitol Hill. The U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank is a good deal for American workers and their tax dollars, according to newly-released figures from the independent lending agency. In 2015, the […]
Are you looking for a better way to communicate with your fellow members? The IAM’s Basic Web Development class can help you create a dynamic website that meets the needs of 21st century union members, but you need to hurry! The cutoff date to sign up for the April 17-22, 2016 Basic Web Development class […]
The IAM will celebrate the legacy of retired IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger with a banquet dinner on Friday, March 18, 2016 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. The special hotel rate expires on Monday, February 1. Click here for a reservation form and hotel information.