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IAM Firefighters Honor 9-11 First Responders

IAM member firefighters at Lockheed Martin in Texas gathered in Dallas for the annual 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb, an emotional event aimed at honoring fallen first responders who died 16-years ago. Machinists there also raised money for an important non-profit called the Texas Line of Duty Death Task Force, an organization that provides compassionate care […]

Cost of Living

October 2017   Consumer Price Index (CPI) Consumer prices in the United States increased by 2.2 percent year-on-year in September 2017 (Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers CPI-U), above the 1.9 percent increase in August. The September number missed market expectations of 2.3 percent. For the month, the index increased 0.5 percent prior to […]

A View from Above

Check aerial footage of the beautiful William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. The venue, which is owned and operated by the International Association of Machinists, is the only large-scale training center in the American labor movement. The post A View from Above appeared first on IAMAW.

Nothing Less than Excellence

As NAFTA negotiations continue in Washington, Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, recently met with union leaders and politicians. After a several-hour meeting of labor minds, Trumka says working-class leaders didn’t waver and strongly agreed on mandatory conditions of a new NAFTA model: good jobs and great pay. The post Nothing Less than Excellence appeared […]

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