Never Forget the Heroes

The IAM is urging members of Congress to co-sponsor the “Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act.” This legislation would ensure that all 9/11 first responders and survivors injured by the toxins at Ground...

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IAM Benefit Funds Office Launches New Website

The IAM Benefit Funds Office is excited to announce the launch of our new website. After a year of hard work and development, the new site, www.iambfo.org, was launched Monday, March 11. The new landing page allows users to easily access all three funds—the IAM...

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California District 947 Wins Monumental Lawsuit

California District 947 Wins Monumental Lawsuit

From left: District 947 President and Directing Business Representative Sal Vasquez, Wendy Marquez and Assistant Directing Business Representative Gabe De Alba at the Hart Library in Long Beach, CA. The leadership of District 947 came to the aid of public sector...

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Machinists Call for Social Security Expansion

The IAM represented the labor movement on Capitol Hill by calling for an expansion in the earned benefits of Social Security. “The labor movement firmly believes that an individual retirement savings plan is not an adequate substitute for the guaranteed retirement...

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The Inaugural Ten

It was an idea that sparked a passion project at District 711 in Tennessee. A cutting-edge, IAM apprenticeship program for machinists that could be established in one part of the country and then replicated across the U.S.A. This month, that dream became a reality...

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Machinists Union at Vatican Labor Summit

Machinists Union at Vatican Labor Summit

IAM Transportation General Vice President (GVP) Sito Pantoja and Chief of Staff (COS) Joseph Tiberi were invited to participate this week at a Transportation Labor and Manufacturers Summit held at Casina Pio IV in Vatican City. The summit was jointly sponsored by the...

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Haley’s Nomination to Boeing Board Raises Red Flag

The IAM has “serious concerns” about the nomination of Nikki Haley to the airplane maker’s board. Haley, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and governor of South Carolina, is well known for making anti-union statements and inserting herself into workers’...

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