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 […]
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Day three of the IAM National Government Employees Conference in Nevada included a presentation by Eastern Gateway Community College in Ohio about its free tuition program for Machinist members and their families. You can apply at FreeCollege.goIAM.org. . The post IAM conference highlights Free College for Machinists appeared first on IAMAW.
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 […]
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.
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 […]