Tag: machinists

Election 2020: What’s at Stake for IAM Members

Why is the IAM involved in politics? Politics affects everything about our lives. Legislation enacted and decisions made by elected officials impact our work lives and the ability of our union to fight for better pay and benefits for our families. There is a direct link between the ballot box and our economic and workplace […]

Machinists Punch Back Against ‘Right to Work’ in Wisconsin

A recent ruling by the 7th U.S. Circuit of Appeals allows the Machinists Union to continue to deduct “fair share” fees from non-member employees at Maysteel Industries in Wisconsin, despite the state’s right-to-work law. IAM Local 2053 (District 10) ratified a new contract at Maysteel on February 28, 2015, before the state’s right-to-work law, known […]

Kansas Machinists Holding Strong

“We’re doing the right thing here,” said striking IAM Local 708 member Paul Powell. Powell is a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel and currently a pilot instructor for the KC-46 Air Crew Training System at McConnell AFB. He fights the frigid temperatures in Wichita by heating up the spirits among his coworkers currently on strike […]

Machinists: White House’s Attack on Federal Workers is Illegal

WASHINGTON – The Machinists Union (IAM) and a dozen other unions have filed suit against the Trump administration to stop the president’s executive orders that take away rights from federal workers. “We refuse to sit on the sidelines while the president oversteps his constitutional authority and tramples on the freedom of working people to join […]

IAM District 9 an Unexpected Showstopper at St. Louis ‘Working Women’s Survival Show’

Members of the IAM District 9 Community Service and Human Rights Committee were the talk of the town at a recent outreach event, the “Working Women’s Survival Show,” outside St. Louis. Crowds flanked to the table – including an unexpected flash mob of Rosie the Riveters, which drew even more attention to the Machinists booth. […]

Machinists Union Pledges $1 Million to Fight Right to Work in Missouri

The IAM pledged $1 million to support “Vote No on Prop A” – a multi-million dollar effort to repeal Right to Work in the state of Missouri. The Machinists presented Missouri AFL-CIO President Mike Louis, third from left, with a check for $250,000 back in February. IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Philip J. Gruber, […]

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December 2023