Members of IAM Local 153, District 90, recently voted in favor of a new three-year contract with Silgan White Cap, a lid-maker for food and beverage containers, in Evansville, IN. Members of IAM Local 153, District 90, recently voted in favor of a new three-year contract with Silgan White Cap, a lid-maker for food and […]
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The jobless rate for all veterans edged down to 4.3 percent in 2016 from 4.6 percent in 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ recently released annual Employment Situation for Veterans. This continues a downward trend from the peak of the recession in 2011, and brings the veteran unemployment rate near pre-recession levels. Some […]
The vote was set for 3:30 p.m. at the Memphis City Council meeting on March 21, 2017. That was public knowledge. What wasn’t known is that minutes before the meeting started, labor and the city were still at the bargaining table. In the end, a measure was approved to overhaul the city’s impasse procedures—the rules that govern […]
Americans clinging to their health care scored a victory today as congressional lawmakers have delayed a vote on the misguided American Health Care Act (AHCA). The White House is reporting there will be a vote by Friday, so keep up the pressure. Support for the bill has wavered over the last few days as many […]
Dozens of IAM women from around the country traveled to New York, NY this week to attend the 2017 Sisters’ Summit hosted by the IAM’s Women’s Department. The event coincided with the United Nation’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) with a theme of women’s economic empowerment and the changing world of work. Sisters’ […]