Category: News

Railroad Industry Worker Stories: Justin Ratcliffe of BRS

Railroad Industry Worker Stories: Justin Ratcliffe of BRS At a recent Virtual Freight Railroad Worker Town Hall, Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, (TTD) President Greg Regan introduced a group of workers who explained the challenges they’ve faced in their three-year fight for a new contract with U.S. freight railroad companies: Since 2015, seven major railroad companies made […]

AFL-CIO Industrial Union Council Urges House Members to Pass Inflation Reduction Act

The 12 labor unions of the AFL-CIO Industrial Union Council, with over 4 million members, wrote an urgent letter today urging members of the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the Inflation Reduction Act without delay. International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) International President Robert Martinez Jr., chair of the AFL-CIO Industrial Union Council, led the letter along with […]

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: UVC Celebrates PACT Act Signing, Commits to Help Veterans Receive Support

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: UVC Celebrates PACT Act Signing, Commits to Help Veterans Receive Support Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we’ll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story. […]

District 77 Reaches Strong New Agreement with St. Paul Auto Dealers

Members of IAM Local 737 (District 77) in St. Paul, MN ratified a strong new contract agreement with 20 area automotive dealers. The IAM represents 600 body shop technicians, painters, frame alignment technicians, advanced diagnostic and repair technicians, automotive technicians, internal technicians, parts runners, counterpersons, lot persons, stock persons, and detailers at the dealerships. District […]