Category: IAM

TTD Release – Joe Biden is the Best Candidate for Transportation Workers and their Families

In a recent release from the Transportation Trades Department AFL-CIO (TTD), of which TCU is a member: The past three years have shined a spotlight on two vastly different Americas. In one, the richest among us continue to amass wealth and influence, seemingly unaffected by economic and political crises. In the other, working-class people struggle […]

Submit Your Applications: 2019 IAM Scholarship Deadline Fast Approaching

The 2019 IAM Scholarship Competition is accepting applications. The competition is open to members of the IAM and their children throughout the United States and Canada under procedures and rules of eligibility explained in this announcement. Deadline for applications is February 22, 2019. The IAM Scholarship Fund, which is used exclusively to make possible these awards, […]

NAFTA 2.0 Leaves Workers Out in the Cold

The United States, Mexico and Canada recently signed the revised NAFTA 2.0, or United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The deal must still be ratified by all three countries. In the United States, the pact requires congressional approval.  Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. says the deal does not go far enough to help working people […]

NFFE-IAM Members Battling California Wildfires

Machinists Union members are playing a critical role in battling the wildfires in California—even as they deal with the destruction of their own property. Members from NFFE-IAM Local 1995, which include forest fire engine crew members, hand “hotshot” crews, and heavy equipment operators known as dozers, are working on the frontlines to contain the catastrophic wildfire. Members […]

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 ‘Notice of Repudiation’ issued by the VA. The lawsuit asserts that the VA is illegally depriving medical […]

Machinists Union: Working People Drove Midterm Election Results

Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. issued the following statement on the results of the 2018 midterm elections: “The American people have chosen action over distraction. This is a clear sign that the political pendulum had swung too far in favor of Wall Street and corporate CEOs. “It is past due for politicians in […]

IAM Applauds Sens. Feinstein, Harris for Calling Out UTC’s Outsourcing

  California U.S. Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris are calling on United Technologies Corp. (UTC), to reconsider its decision to lay off approximately 300 Machinists Union members at the UTC Aerospace manufacturing facility in Chula Vista, Calif. In July, UTC notified IAM members of the planned layoffs. The company plans to end manufacturing at […]

New Agreement Reached at Disney World

After nine months of bargaining the Union has reached a tentative agreement with Walt Disney World. TCU/IAM represents over 3000 members in a variety of job classifications at Disney World. We are also part of a joint coalition, Service Trades Council Union (STCU), with five other unions representing over 38,000 workers. All six unions unanimously […]

No Court Can Stop Our Movement

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled against working people in Janus v. AFSCME, forcing so-called Right-to-Work laws on public sector workers across the country. The decision has been painted as a crushing blow to unions—and yes, it will further the power of corporate elites. But the Machinists Union, and the rest of the labor movement, […]

Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance Program for TCU/IAM members!

TCU/IAM members take advantage of discounted activities with Union Plus!

  • Up to 25% on Car Rentals with Avis, Budget, Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Payless
  • Book flights and hotels together and save with Expedia
  • Tours and restaurant discounts
  • Discounts for water/theme parks, concerts and sporting events tickets
  • Save up to 24% on movie theater eTickets

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December 2023