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 […]
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Edison Fraser, IAM Air Transport Chief of Staff spoke this week at the N.J State Council of Machinists in Atlantic City. He reported about the recently ratified contract for Alaska Airlines Ramp and Customer Service workers. Brother Fraser also informed the membership about Spirit Airlines and JetBlue’s merger commenting about their job security and the […]
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 […]
Commander Mark Phipbin of Chapter 26 of the nonprofit organization Disabled American Veterans (DAV) presented IAM Local 4 (District 4) with an award for “dedication and devotion to fellow veterans; serving those who served” to show appreciation for their new and growing partnership. DAV assists veterans in getting claims processed through the U.S. Department of […]
This week over 50 Machinists Union EAP Representatives attended the Labor Assistance Professional conference in Las Vegas Nevada. The IAM was one of the dozens of Labor unions that had regional and peer coordinators there to hear from treatment center staff and providers. The training these dedicated EAP Reps receive is valuable knowledge in helping […]