• Reminder: Government Employees Conference in September May 25, 2017
    Join government workers from all different sectors and parts of the country at the 2017 National Government Employees Conference September 17-21, at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. The conference will be a great leaning experience with government representatives, expert subject matter speakers and panel discussions to help sharpen your communication and representative skills. Each federal […]
  • Oregon IAM Member Working to Help Fellow Veterans May 24, 2017
    IAM member and Army Veteran Scott Lacey believes most people have the desire to support our nation’s military, but don’t always know how. He made it his goal to give members of his local an avenue to do just that. Lacey approached IAM Local 63 leadership with an idea to have T-shirts made with the […]
  • Path to Freedom Raises Thousands for Guide Dogs May 24, 2017
    Members, friends and supporters from throughout the IAM Southern Territory took part in the first annual Mark Blondin “Path to Freedom” motorcycle ride, car show and poker run for Guide Dogs of America. The post Path to Freedom Raises Thousands for Guide Dogs appeared first on IAMAW.
  • White House Budget Would Gut Federal Workers’ Retirement May 24, 2017
    The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) strongly condemned the White House’s first budget proposal. This budget would affect the retirement security of 2.1 million federal employees. NFFE National President Randy Erwin says the budget would destroy federal workers’ retirement.  “The President campaigned on being a champion for working people and protecting people’s retirement,” said […]
  • CEO Salaries: More for Them, Less for Us May 24, 2017
    Last year, CEOs of S&P 500 Index companies took home an average of over $13 million in total compensation, according to the AFL-CIO’s analysis of available data. In contrast, production and nonsupervisory workers earned only $37,632, on average, in 2016—a CEO-to-worker pay ratio of 347 to 1. Check out the highest-paid CEOs and their companies. […]
  • Machinists Union Outraged at Harley Davidson’s Plans to Expand in Asia May 23, 2017
    IAM International President Bob Martinez is calling Harley-Davidson’s plans to open a production facility in Thailand a “slap in the face to U.S. workers who built an American icon.” The IAM represents Harley workers in Milwaukee, Kansas City and York, PA. “Harley-Davidson is going overseas and taking American jobs with it,” said Martinez. “While other […]
  • IP Martinez Joins Twitter May 23, 2017
    IAM International President Bob Martinez has joined the world of Twitter. His handle is @IAMBobMartinez. Martinez launched his Twitter account at the IAM Communications Conference in front of more than 100 IAM Local, District and International communicators. Proud to send out my first tweet! Let's grow our union and protect working families. #VoiceActivation — […]
  • Machinists Activate Their Voices at 2017 Communications Conference May 23, 2017
    More than 100 IAM Communicators from across the U.S. and Canada are in Austin, TX this week to strategize and learn how to amplify the IAM’s message. Follow along on Twitter with #VoiceActivation. So far, the 2017 IAM Communications Conference has featured trainings on video, social media and messaging, as well as discussions on communication […]
  • GVP Conigliaro Honored for Dedication and Commitment May 23, 2017
    IAM Eastern Territory General Vice President Jimmy Conigliaro, Sr. was honored recently by the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens, on the occasion of the “Youth of the Year” annual dinner. The Boys and Girls Club of Metro Queens is marking its 60th year in 2017, saving and enhancing the lives of New York […]
  • The IAM Signs Alliance Agreement with Italian Union FIT-CISL May 23, 2017
    The IAM has signed an alliance agreement with the Federazione Italiana Transporti, or the Federation of Italian Transport Workers (FIT)-CISL, headquartered in Rome, Italy. “The IAM will work closely with FIT-CISL to ensure each of our organizations and our respective memberships continue to grow stronger in the face of mounting attacks on unions everywhere,” said […]
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