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All Labor Has Dignity

Sisters, Brothers and Friends of the IAM, Like so many other social justice warriors, Dr. King realized that inequality is a threat to our democracy. He spent his life fighting and calling for economic justice. King realized that inequality is a threat to our democracy—right until the very end. As we pause to celebrate his […]

Air Capital Commitment

Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) Secretary Delia García and Deputy Secretary Brett Flachsbarth met with various union representatives at the Workforce Center in Wichita on Thursday to discuss State and Local resources being coordinated to help employees who have recently been or will be laid-off due to the mass layoff announcement at Spirit AeroSystems. The […]

A Tough Start to a New Year

Machinist Union members of Local 708 working at the Sherwin-Williams Manufacturing facility in Andover, Kansas were given notice of an immediate reduction in workforce on Tuesday. “The news came unexpected,” said District 70 Business Representative, Tyson Kelly. “It is a substantial layoff for the size of facility that Sherwin-Williams operates in Andover. It’s a big […]