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Machinists, Rep. Norcross Leading Charge for ‘Buy American’ Defense Expansion

An amendment championed by the IAM and U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (D-NJ) that would dramatically increase domestically made procurement requirements in major defense programs has cleared a critical hurdle in Congress. The IAM, North America’s largest aerospace defense union, has been pushing the increase for years in order to strengthen the defense industrial base and […]

President Biden Honors Labor Unions, Essential Workers at White House

President Biden delivered a historic speech from the White House recognizing unions and essential workers for their sacrifices and courage in keeping America moving during the COVID-19 pandemic. The president honored the legacy of the late AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka and took a moment of silence to remember working people who have passed away from the virus.   The president called for the passage […]

Machinists Vow to Fight ‘Anti-Democratic, Anti-American’ Texas Voter Suppression Law

IAM International President Robert Martinez, Jr., is urging union members and allies to help unseat the “right-wing radicals” who spearheaded the new Texas state law that suppresses voter rights. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott recently signed Senate Bill 1 into law after the Republican-led legislative passed it during a special session. We have a saying in […]