Category: Machinists On The Hill

Service Contract Worker Victory- Herrnstadt Confirmed to U.S. Export-Import Bank Board- Strong Funding for NDAA

  In This Issue BIDEN’S EXECUTIVE ORDER GIVES IAM MEMBERS WORKING UNDER SERVICE CONTRACT ACT A HUGE VICTORY MACHINISTS UNION APPLAUDS CONFIRMATION OF OWEN E. HERRNSTADT TO U.S. EXPORT-IMPORT BANK BOARD OF DIRECTORS OHIO DISTRICT 54 MEMBERS ATTEND PRESIDENT BIDEN’S ECONOMIC AGENDA SPEECH MACHINISTS ADVOCATE FOR MIDDLE-CLASS JOBS, AND TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE AT GLOBAL SUPPLY […]

Machinists Make Powerful Return to Capitol Hill Washington, D.C. — Save Machinists Jobs in North Dakota — Wildland Firefighters Receive Life-Changing Pay Increase

  In This Issue Machinists Union Members Make Powerful Return to Capitol Hill at IAM Legislative Conference Hundreds Gather for MNPL Conference Tell North Dakota’s Elected Officials: Save Machinists Union Jobs at Motor Coach Industries Federal Wildland Firefighters Across U.S. to Receive Life-Changing Pay Increase IAM Rail Division Pounds Pavement in Washington, DC Machinists Union […]

Pennsylvania State Council Gathers to Grow Power

IAM members recently gathered in York, PA to hold the 76th annual Pennsylvania State Council of Machinists conference.  Over 100 delegates and guests attended the three-day meeting, with members from all over the state,. “The participation was fantastic, and the support from Districts 1, 15, 65, 98, 141, and 142 has been incredible,” said Obie O’Brien, Pennsylvania State […]

Political Pressure Turned Up to Save St. Louis Aerospace Plant — Fight to Restore Washington State Aluminum Plant Goes National — One Last Reminder for the IAM Legislative Conference

REPS. BUSH, CLEAVER SEEK ANSWERS TO STOP GKN AEROSPACE PLANT CLOSURE: U.S. Reps. Cori Bush (D-MO) and Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) are asking GKN Aerospace CEO David Paja and GKN President of Defense Shawn Black for answers and requesting their support and assistance in saving approximately 1,000 family-sustaining jobs at GKN Aerospace in Hazelwood, MO. Click here to read the […]

Machinists Union Ratifies New Labor Deal at Washington State Aluminum Plant- Tale of Two Administrations- NFFE-IAM Calls on Biden Administration to Increase Firefighter Pay Nationwide

Machinists Union Ratifies New Labor Deal at Washington State Aluminum Plant as Urgency Increases on Bonneville Power Administration to Help Restart Facility, Save Hundreds of Jobs: IAM Local 2379 (District 160) members at Intalco Works, a Washington State aluminum manufacturing plant, have overwhelmingly ratified a five-year collective bargaining agreement with Blue Wolf Capital Partners, one of the last steps toward reopening and […]

IAM Visits the White House- Deadline to Register for the IAM Legislative Conference-IAM Rail Division Leaders Attend FRA Meeting

PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN, VICE PRESIDENT HARRIS, LABOR SECRETARY WALSH HOST BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY EMPLOYEE AT WHITE HOUSE AFTER HARD FOUGHT CAMPAIGN TO JOIN MACHINISTS UNION: Baltimore County Public Library employee Jaimie Caldwell, a new member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), recently met at the White House with President Biden, Vice […]

IAM Rail Division Testifies Before the Surface Transportation Board — NFFE-IAM, IAFF Secure Critical Workers’ Compensation Program For Federal Firefighters– IAM Urges President Biden to Halt All Russian Wood Imports

IAM RAIL DIVISION TESTIFIES BEFORE THE SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD ON PRECISION SCHEDULED RAILROADING, URGENT ISSUES IN FREIGHT RAIL SERVICE: Matt Hollis, National Vice President and Special Assistant to the President for Transportation Communications Union (TCU/IAM), testified before the Surface Transportation Board this week. Hollis testified on behalf of the IAM Rail Union to address urgent issues in the freight rail service. […]

2022 Legislative Conference Registration is Open — Massachusetts Congressional Delegation Requests Assistance for Striking Machinists Union Members — Remembering Rep. Don Young

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2022 IAM LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE IS NOW OPEN:  Registration for the 2022 IAM Legislative Conference is Now Open: Take up the fight in our nation’s capital for policies that benefit working people. Join hundreds of your fellow IAM members at the 2022 IAM Legislative Conference from June 20 to 22, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency Washington, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW, […]

‘Buy American’ Gets a Huge Boost — A True ‘Union Man’ in the White House — Fighting for Jobs in St. Louis

        PRESIDENT BIDEN’S HISTORIC ‘BUY AMERICAN EXPANSION ANSWERS DECADES-LONG CALLS FROM U.S. WORKERS: IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr., released the following statement regarding President Biden’s expansion of “Buy American”:   “The Machinists Union has championed and called for an expansion of ‘Buy American’ domestic content requirements for decades. Today’s announcement is further proof […]

Fully Invest in the IAM-Built F-35 Program– NFFE-IAM Wildland Firefighters Call for Respect — First Contract at Cascades

LARGEST AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE UNION URGES ADMINISTRATION TO FULLY INVEST IN THE IAM-BUILT F-35 PROGRAM: IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. sent a letter to President Biden urging a robust F-35 Lightning II program investment in the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2023 Defense Department budget request. The F-35 program currently provides for tens of thousands of high-quality Machinists Union jobs, which supports more than 250,000 […]