Category: News


  • Machinists Reengage on Fight for Federal Contract Worker Back Pay March 19, 2019
    The Machinists Union, the AFL-CIO and members of Congress are still fighting to secure back pay for federal contract workers. More than 1 million federal contract workers went without pay during the longest government shutdown in history. After GOP Senators blocked inclusion of federal contractor back pay in the funding bill that ended the shutdown, […]
  • General Electric Unions Preparing for Contract Talks March 19, 2019
    The entire General Electric Coordinated Bargaining Committee (CBC), a coalition of 11 unions including the IAM, recently came together to tour the Evendale GE Facility in Cincinnati, discuss upcoming negotiations and establish subcommittees. CBC Chairman/IUE-CWA President Carl Kennebrew set the foundation and provided the vision for the negotiations scheduled to start in June 2019. Bargaining subcommittees […]
  • New Jersey Auto and Diesel Techs Complete IAM CREST Apprenticeship Program March 19, 2019
    Since 2009 IAM CREST has worked with IAM District 15 to encourage New Jersey high school students interested in careers as automotive and diesel technicians to enroll in the IAM Apprenticeship Program. At the latest District 15 meeting, apprenticeship completion certificates were awarded to seven students who enrolled in the program in 2015. The new […]
  • Deadline Approaches to Enter the IAM Photo, Newsletter, Website and Video Contests March 19, 2019
    The IAM is encouraging all district and local lodge communicators who produce videos, photos, newsletters and websites to enter their work before the April 1, 2019 deadline. Click here for complete contest rules, entry forms, the official call and other pertinent information. The contests are open to all good-standing local and district lodges that regularly distribute […]
  • Enroll Now for the 2019 Federal Employee Program March 19, 2019
    The IAM will conduct the Federal Employee Program June 23–28, 2019 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. Due to limited class space of 30, only those who have not previously attended may enroll. Participants will be chosen on a first come basis, so do not delay. Completed enrollment forms […]
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