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  • Demand Dignity, Respect for Unjustly Fired Boeing SC IAM Members April 23, 2019
    Late last year before the holiday season, the Boeing Co. fired three flight readiness technicians/inspectors who recently voted to join the IAM without just cause. These employees were allegedly terminated for missing a bird strike on an engine during a post-flight inspection. A subsequent FAA investigation supports the flight readiness inspectors’ assertions that there was […]
  • IAM Appointed to Maritime Worker Safety Council April 23, 2019
    IAM Safety and Health Director Jim Reid has been appointed to serve on a U.S. Department of Labor committee tasked with improving health and safety in the maritime industry. The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH) advises the Labor Secretary on occupational safety and health issues for workers in the shipbuilding, shipbreaking, […]
  • Register Now for the 2019 Metal Trades Conference April 23, 2019
    You can now register for the 2019 AFL-CIO Metal Trades Department Conference, September 30 to October 3 at Bally’s Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The deadline for the special hotel rate is August 23, 2019. Register today. IAM members should be prepared to attend the IAM Delegates meeting on Tuesday, October 1 at 9:30 a.m. […]
  • Have You Followed the IAM on YouTube? April 18, 2019
    The Machinists Union just passed 1,000 subscribers on YouTube and we want you to help us grow even more. Click the red “subscribe” button and the bell on the Machinists Union YouTube page to be notified every time we post a new video. Our videos, produced by the IAM Communications Department, highlight the issues and […]
  • New York Aviation Workers Say Union Yes April 16, 2019
    More than 60 remote pilot operators and air traffic control instructors at the Washington Consulting Group (WCG) in New York voted overwhelmingly in favor of IAM representation last week. “These individuals play a critical role in keeping our skies safe,” said IAM Grand Lodge Representative Mike Evans, who led the campaign. “They’ve earned the right […]
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