Federal lawmakers have reached a deal on a must-pass defense spending bill that includes a provision that would give non-military federal workers 12 weeks of paid parental leave. The conference of Senators and House members recently approved the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes a provision that would provide federal employees with up to 12 weeks […]
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As businesses and governmental agencies come to recognize the value of investing in trade and vocational training programs, the IAM welcomes more partnerships to fill the growing need for skilled workers. For more than a century the Machinists Union has fought to include apprenticeship training at many locations where our members work. The union has […]
The deadline to enroll for the March 29-April 3, 2020 IAM Federal Employee Program at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD is January 27, 2020. Due to limited class space of 30, only those who have not previously attended may enroll. Participants will be chosen on a first come basis, so do […]
Guide Dogs of America (GDA) is asking you to open your heart this holiday season to make a donation their Fund-A-Need campaign. Your financial gift can make a big difference helping GDA breed, raise, train and partner healthy guide dogs with deserving blind men and women across North America. One of those women is guide […]
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2019 – Robert Martinez Jr., International President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), released the following statement on recent developments regarding the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA). “The IAM understands that a deal has been reached concerning the USMCA, also known as NAFTA 2.0. As we have made […]