The Machinists joined several unions protesting a Senatorial retreat inside Nationals Stadium in Washington, D.C., demanding that U.S. Senators do their jobs by bringing a vote to the Senate floor to end the government shutdown. Union members rallied January 17 just outside the part of the stadium where the retreat was being held. The post […]
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The US Government shutdown is having a major impact on the country’s airports. As the longest shutdown in U.S. history continues, an increasing number of TSA agents can no longer afford to come to work without pay causing airports in Washington, Atlanta, Houston and Miami to adjust their security checkpoints. Several airports in the US […]
Thousands came together at a rally in Washington, D.C. to demand an end to the current government shutdown, now the longest in U.S. history. IAM members who work for a NASA contractor and the Housing and Urban Development Department were on hand to address the crowd outside the AFL-CIO. WATCH: Machinists Demand Stop to Shutdown […]
IAM International President Bob Martinez announced the appointment of Vinny Ceraso as Assistant Director of the IAM Employee Assistance Program and he will be in charge of IAM Addiction Services. “Vinny Ceraso comes from our ranks and he brings valuable skills and experience to this new position in our union,” said Martinez. “I have great […]
The Machinists joined powerful politicians and labor leaders in Washington, DC in a loud robust call for an immediate and full reopening of the federal government. The stifling shutdown has ravaged the lives of 800,000 federal workers and contractors, including IAM members who have middle-class families. The post Machinists Demand Stop to Shutdown appeared […]