Join Us at the 2019 IAM Communications Conference in Las Vegas

Communicators at all levels of the IAM are encouraged to take part in the 2019 IAM Communications Conference at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas June 4-6, 2019. Click here for the official call letter and enrollment form. IAM International President Bob Martinez will...

Enroll Now for 2019 Federal Workers Program

The IAM Federal Employee Program will take place February 3–8, 2019 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. Due to limited class space of 30, only those who have not previously attended may enroll. Participants will be chosen on...

NFFE-IAM Sues VA Over Unlawful Ban on ‘Official Time’

The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) joined the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) and the National Association of Government Employees (NAGE) in filing a lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in response to a...

IAM Grand Lodge, District 142 Earn Communications Awards

The IAM Communications Department and IAM District 142 have won a combined 12 awards in the International Labor Communications Association’s 2018 Labor Media Contest. The awards recognize the IAM’s flagship magazine, the IAM Journal; the IAM’s weekly email...

Machinists Honor Military on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a time to honor and thank those who are serving or have served in the military. IAM members from all over the nation paid tribute to America’s military veterans.  International President Bob Martinez, a U.S. Navy veteran, reminds us of the IAM’s...

Act Now to Help with California Wildfire Disaster Relief

Yet another wildfire season is taking a horrible toll on communities and our members in California. “The fires that are raging in California are truly devastating,” said IAM Western Territory General Vice President Gary Allen. “I am saddened by the loss that our...

‘They Privatize; We Organize’

After a long, difficult fight for the Machinists of IAM Local 264 ended in a victory for working families of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), another group of workers who had a front row seat for the action are fighting back as well. Thirty...