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Chicago Airport Workers Vote IAM Yes

Swissport workers at Chicago’s O’Hare airport voted overwhelmingly in favor of IAM representation last week. Workers cited safety, work-life balance and respect on the job as the primary reasons for voting to join the IAM. The group consists of more than 100 ramp service agents and lead ramp service agents. “All these workers wanted was […]

Missouri Families Win as RTW is Defeated

Missourians sent a clear message to their state lawmakers Tuesday by overwhelmingly voting to overturn the anti-worker right-to-work law by a 2-1 margin. Union supporters in the state worked extremely hard the past year educating voters on the negative impact right-to-work will have on everyone in the state, not just union workers. Watch the Live […]

Machinists, Federal Unions Victorious in Executive Order Legal Challenge

A federal district court judge late Friday struck down key provisions in three of President Trump’s executive orders relating to government policies for federal workers. Lawsuits filed by the IAM and a coalition of federal unions, including the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM), claimed the president exceeded his authority when he issued the orders […]

Retirement Party for IAM&AW District Lodge 166 DBR Johnny Walker!

Retirement Party for IAM&AW District Lodge 166 DBR Johnny Walker Saturday, October 20, 2018 Radisson Resort at the Port 8701 Astronaut Blvd., Cape Canaveral, FL 32920 Limited number of rooms available at $149.00 through 9/19/18 (321-868-6573). Use code “Johnny Walker Retirement.” 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Cocktail Hour 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm, Dinner 7:00 […]

Negotiations complete for Eurest Services

          Pictured here (from left to right) are Robert Miller Business Representative DL 166, LL President and committee member John Gall, Committee member Rina Hernandez, and Interrupter and committee member Eddie Garcia. Negotiations are now finished with Eurest Services. They are the Commerical Cleaners at the Pratt and Whitney Facility.   […]

IAM, NFFE Federal Workers Rally on #RedforFeds Day

National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) members and staff joined fellow union leaders and allies on #RedforFeds Day, a nationwide act of solidarity supporting federal civil service. The #RedforFeds rally was held in Washington, D.C. prior to oral arguments in a lawsuit filed by the IAM and 12 other unions against the President and the […]

Machinists: NAFTA Doesn’t Work

The Machinists Union joined U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and other members of Congress to outline the principles that should guide the renegotiation NAFTA ahead of the Mexican economy minister’s visit to Washington. The IAM and other members of Congress are demanding an end to outsourcing by fighting for strong, enforceable labor standards within a […]

Another Attack on Federal Workers

The attack on federal workers continues, as multiple executive orders were signed last week aimed directly at the rights of the two million federal employees and the unions that represent them. The executive orders roll back the clock 50 years on union representation and federal workers’ rights. One of the newly issued orders limits the […]

Striking WV Machinists Standing Strong

Striking IAM Local 818 members were joined on the picket line yesterday by dozens of other union members and supporters to show solidarity with the workers in the eighth week of their strike at Tecnocap. The skilled trade workers voted unanimously to strike the Glen Dale, WV manufacturer after rejecting the company’s offer in April. […]

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