Why Unions Matter: One Father’s Story

IAM Local 531C member and father Michael Voirin talks about why his coworkers are fighting for union representation at Boeing in North Charleston, SC. The post Why Unions Matter: One Father’s Story appeared first on IAMAW.

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IAM Welcomes New Members in Niagara Falls, NY

Employees of Cascades Mill, containerboard packaging process mill in Niagara Falls, NY voted to join the IAM recently. The 115 new members, triumphed after a month’s long campaign, in which the company hired the notorious Jackson-Lewis union avoidance law firm, to...

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Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

Members of the Congressional House Committee on Education and Labor held a hearing last week to introduce comprehensive legislation to strengthen protections for workers’ right to organize a union and bargain for higher wages, better benefits, and safer working...

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Go for the Gold to Support the IAM 2020 Convention

Fundraising is an essential part of preparing for the 40th IAM Grand Lodge Convention September 7-11, 2020 in San Diego. You can help by entering our gold raffle, with all proceeds going to support the convention. Click here to find out how to purchase tickets. First...

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2019 IAM Legislative Conference Recap: We the People

2019 IAM Legislative Conference Recap: We the People

IAM members’ voices were heard loud and clear last week during the 2019 IAM Legislative Conference in Washington, DC. The annual IAM Legislative Conference gives members from all over the country the opportunity to fight for policies that actually benefit working...

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Still Fighting for Federal Contract Worker Back Pay

More than a million employees of federal contractors were furloughed or forced to work without pay during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. Federal contract workers and their families are still feeling the impact and repercussions of that today. Ed...

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Machinists Making Presence Felt on Capitol Hill

Machinists Making Presence Felt on Capitol Hill

Hundreds of IAM members from across the country are advocating for all working people in Washington, DC this week at the 2019 IAM Legislative Conference. Members are hearing from political allies and meeting with elected officials on Capitol Hill for Buy America...

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Honoring the Fallen on Workers’ Memorial Day

Nearly 200 IAM members, family and friends gathered Wednesday to mourn and honor working people who have been killed, injured or sickened on the job this past year. The IAM Safety and Health Department hosted the annual Workers’ Memorial Ceremony at the William W....

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