Virginia Senators Want Answers of FreightCar Closure

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are questioning the decision of FreightCar America to close its Roanoke, Va. plant and lay off 200 workers while the company opens a new production facility in Mexico. The Roanoke workers are represented by TCU-IAM. “We write to...
Tomorrow’s Trains

Tomorrow’s Trains

Being on the “fast track” rarely can be taken literally, but in Hornell, NY IAM Transportation Department Local 2741 members are just that. As part of their work, these proud transportation Machinists are building the first American-made high-speed trainsets. Bringing...

We Honor Those Who Serve

Across North America this weekend, union members came out in force to honor veterans for their military service. https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v5.0 Today The Union Veterans Council worked to share valuable resources with homeless...

Laura Ewan, Experienced Labor Lawyer, Joins IAM Legal Team

IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. has appointed Laura Ewan, an experienced labor lawyer who has represented the IAM and various IAM Districts in the Pacific Northwest, to associate general counsel in the IAM Legal Department. Over the course of her legal...
Win a Princess Cruise at GDA Weekend

Win a Princess Cruise at GDA Weekend

Looking for another reason to attend Guide Dogs of America’s annual charity weekend in Las Vegas? Look no further – GDA will be raffling a Princess OceanMedallion vacation package valued at $3,000. Raffle tickets will be sold in person at all GDA sponsored Vegas...