Solidarity Wins: Verizon Workers Have Tentative Agreement

IAM members show their support for striking Verizon workers in Charleston, SC. Nearly 40,000 Communications Workers of America (CWA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) members at Verizon will be returning to work Wednesday after a tentative agreement was reached with the telecommunications giant, ending a seven-week strike. The new contract includes 1,400 new […]

Tucker & Merrick Memorial Golf Tournament

Join us at the Tucker & Merrick Memorial Golf Tournament to raise money for the IAM Kids Christmas Fund! When: May 14, 2016 Where: Sherwood Golf Course Time: Shotgun start 8:00 AM Best Ball Scramble Cost: $17.00 per player. Pay at the course. 50/50 Drawing and Donations BBQ at Mike Polchlopek’s house afterwards 1005 of […]

Central Brevard Amateur Backyard BBQ Contest!

Join us for the Central Brevard Amateur Backyard BBQ Contest on Saturday, April 30, 2016 to benefit the Central Brevard Sharing Center’s Weekend Feeding Program! Location: F. Burton Smith Park, Cocoa, Florida. Cost: $15.00 Time: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Rain or Shine! Need more information? Call 321-631-0306. Central Brevard Sharing CenterPO Box 3363Cocoa, FL […]

Senate Stall Tactics on Ex-Im Bank Nominee are Endangering U.S. Jobs

Ideological opposition to the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, an independent federal agency that issues loans to foreign buyers purchasing U.S.-built products, is costing U.S. companies $50 million a day. Despite the prodding of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) has said he won’t allow the Senate Banking Committee he chairs to confirm […]

United Airlines, machinists union reach deal on new contracts

(Reuters) – United Airlines and the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) reached tentative agreements on new contracts for nearly 30,000 IAM-represented employees. The seven agreements, which run through 2021, call for nearly 30 percent in pay increases over the term of the deal and $100 million in lump sum payments, the IAM […]

Texas DHL Contractors Overcome Anti-Union Campaign, Vote IAM ‘Yes’

            The IAM Automotive Department added another 22 members to their ranks when warehouse workers in Laredo, TX voted nearly 4 to 1 for IAM representation. This marks another victory for Automotive, which is among the fastest growing departments in the IAM. The workforce, consisting of forklift operators, warehouse data […]

NLRB rules against Target in Brooklyn union case

The NLRB rejected the retailer’s request to nullify a vote by pharmacy workers to unionize at one store in Brooklyn.       Target headquarters in downtown Minneapolis. Organized labor’s first victory at Target Corp. — a pro-union vote by pharmacy workers in New York — will stand as federal regulators this week rejected the […]

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