Month: January 2019
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- Thousands Rally to End Government Shutdown January 15, 2019Thousands came together at a rally in Washington, D.C. to demand an end to the current government shutdown, now the longest in U.S. history. IAM members who work for a NASA contractor and the Housing and Urban Development Department were on hand to address the crowd outside the AFL-CIO. WATCH: Machinists Demand Stop to Shutdown […]
- Ceraso Appointed to Head IAM Addiction Services January 15, 2019IAM International President Bob Martinez announced the appointment of Vinny Ceraso as Assistant Director of the IAM Employee Assistance Program and he will be in charge of IAM Addiction Services. “Vinny Ceraso comes from our ranks and he brings valuable skills and experience to this new position in our union,” said Martinez. “I have great […]
- Update: IAM Delegation at AFL-CIO MLK Conference January 15, 2019The AFL-CIO’s Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Department will host the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference, Jan. 18-21, 2019 at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC. The conference will celebrate Dr. King’s life and his legacy of working to improve our lives and the lives of future […]
- Striking Illinois Local 2068 on Activate L!VE January 10, 2019More than 170 Rochelle, IL IAM Local 2068 members have been on strike with Silgan Containers for over a month. Local 2068 President Rick Pease joined Activate L!VE to bring us up to date on their fight for better wages, benefits and working conditions. You can watch Pease’s interview on Wednesday’s show on: Facebook YouTube […]
- Help Us Stop the Shutdown January 9, 2019More than 800,000 federal workers and contractors, including thousands of IAM and NFFE-IAM Federal District 1 members, are affected by this needless government shutdown. Our members and their families are about to face their first payday without a paycheck this week. Here’s what you can do NOW to help: 1) Call our hotline at 866-803-8830 […]