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Month: March 2017

IAM Achieves Recognition and First Contract at OSM Aviation Short Haul U.S.

Washington, DC, March 29, 2017 — The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced that following a showing of interest from a majority of OSM Short Haul U.S. flight attendants, the company formally recognized the IAM as their collective bargaining representative in accordance with the Railway Labor Act.These approximately 40 US-based IAM-represented […]

IAM Sisters Summit

Women Machinists from all over the United States traveled to New York City for the IAM Sisters Summit, which coincided with the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). Delegates attended parallel meetings near the U.N. to learn about women’s empowerment issues at work and at home. The Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) CSW Forum gives […]

Equal Pay Day on April 4

A woman has to work more than three months into the next year to earn the same amount that a man made the previous year. The difference is greater for women of color. The Equal Pay Act abolished disparity based on gender, yet study after study shows unlawful wage discrimination still exists. This isn’t right! On […]

VA, DOD study a major breakthrough for understanding PTSD

Researchers from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DOD) recently released findings of a new study called Prospective Post-Traumatic Stress disorder Symptom Trajectories in Active Duty and Separated Military Personnel, which examines Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms in Veterans, compared with active-duty populations. This is the first known study comparing […]

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