Lockheed Martin is nearing a deal worth between $35 billion and $40 billion to supply 440 F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter jets to the United States and 10 allied nations over the next several years. The proposed deal announced at the International Paris Air Show promises job security for hundreds of IAM members in […]
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The IAM’s Mobile, Alabama office raised more than $7,000 for Guide Dogs of America on Saturday as part of the first ever Al Granado Hawgs for Dogs Guide Ride. The event honored IAM organizer Al Granado, who led the Mobile office before his unexpected passing last fall. “A special thanks goes out to all of […]
True to their word, the Liberal Government in Canada, led my Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has eliminated anti-union legislation with the passing of Bill C-4. Two old pieces of legislation, both created by the Harper Conservatives through private members bills from backbenchers, were a sore point with the IAM and other unions. Bill C-377 required […]
For well over 100 years, apprenticeship training has been the oldest and most traditional method of on-the-job training in many of the industries where the IAM represents the workers in the United States and Canada. Recently, representatives from industrial labor unions, manufacturing employers, state labor federations, state and federal labor agencies, education and workforce and […]
Following through on a key promise from less than a month ago, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin today announced a plan to dispose of all vacant VA buildings in 24 months (either by demolishing or setting for reuse). Dr. Shulkin had raised the vacant building issue as a priority in his […]