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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Machinists Endorse Medicare for All

The IAM recently joined House sponsors of the Medicare for All Act of 2019 at a Capitol Hill press conference. This legislation, sponsored by U.S. Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and more than 100 other members of Congress, will provide every...

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Donate to Help Aurora Victims’ Families

As the IAM family continues to mourn the loss of five innocent lives at the Henry Pratt facility in Aurora, IL, the unimaginable suffering continues to grow for the victims’ friends and family. You can help by providing financial support to the families of Russell...

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