Secretary Price Applauds Senate Proposal to Repeal and Replace Obamacare June 22, 2017 Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. issued the following statement in support of the Senate’s proposal to protect patients, bring down the cost of insurance coverage, and expand healthcare choices: Readout of Secretary Price’s Healthcare Listening Session with Individuals Facing […]
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FAMILY SECURITY AND RETIREE POWER IN A TIME OF CRISIS The May 6, 2017 Conference, FAMILY SECURITY AND RETIREE POWER IN A TIME OF CRISIS, drew over 100 people to the Minnesota Nurses Association to hear speakers and participate in a variety of workshops. Special thanks to keynote speaker Robert Roach Jr., President of the […]
The Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) administers the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, which provides two kinds of benefits for qualified railroaders: unemployment benefits for those who become unemployed but are ready, willing, and able to work; and sickness benefits for those who are unable to work because of sickness or injury. Sickness benefits are also payable […]
Thanks to pressure from thousands of ride-hail drivers joining together in the IAM’s Independent Drivers Guild, Uber riders across the United States will soon be able to tip straight from Uber’s app. The company had long resisted the change, but a campaign led by the IDG—a Machinists Union affiliate—is poised to force Uber’s hand in […]
IAM members will be receiving approximately 1.5 million dollars as a result of the IAM’s successful arbitration against Alaska Airlines regarding HMO coverage. In its December 20, 2016 Order, the IAM-Alaska System Board of Adjustment, through Arbitrator John LaRocco, ordered Alaska to cease and desist from violating its contractual obligation to contribute the “same amount” […]