Friday, April 16, 2021 IAM Officers, Staff and Members — This email newsletter is an effort to better communicate with our membership on how the IAM is fully engaged on important legislative matters that affect our day-to-day lives. Our goal is to get this information out to our membership on the shop floors. Please make it […]
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TCU Members Rob Allshouse, David Arouca, Amanda Chapin, William DeCarlo, Greg Kocialski, Keith Schlamandinger, Kevin Lattimer and William Stocks participated in the annual Railroad Day that was held virtually this year to promote moving essential goods and workers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, more funding for the Railroad Retirement Board and promoting good, union rail jobs […]
One of the most valuable benefits a union member receives is protection from unjust discipline. Often members do not realize the value of this until they have become the subject of unfair discipline. In March, one of our members at Boeing, who was a victim of an unjust termination, had his situation vindicated. This member’s […]
Thirteen years after President Lyndon Johnson’s signed the landmark Civil Rights Act, IAM delegates made history at the 1976 Grand Lodge Convention in Hollywood, FL by voting for the creation of a union-wide civil rights program to address the social, cultural and racial needs of a growing number of minority members. IAM Family at the […]
The Machinists and the Transportation Communications Union (TCU/IAM) mark the April 15 birthday of a giant in the labor movement, A. Philip Randolph. Randolph, a labor leader and social activist was born on April 15, 1889, and founded the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) in 1925, the first majority African-American labor union to receive […]