Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 12 noon – 2:00 PM at the IAM District 166 Union Hall, Cape Canaveral, FL! Click “Read Post” to view the Flyer!
Month: January 2019
President Trump on Friday announced a deal with congressional leaders to temporarily reopen the government while talks continue on his demand for border wall money, handing Democrats a major victory in the protracted standoff. The pact, announced by Trump from the Rose Garden at the White House, would reopen shuttered government departments for three weeks […]
As the government shutdown moves well into its second month, IAM International President Bob Martinez continues urging lawmakers to guarantee federal contractors back pay. “Congress must go further and pass a bill to guarantee back pay for federal contract workers who have been furloughed or forced to work without pay,” said Martinez. “The Machinists Union […]
Dive Brief: In the tightest talent market in recent history, job seekers may appear to be holding all the cards, but workers are also realizing their value and acting on it through strikes, according to reporting from The American Prospect. As employees realize their value, they’re more willing to leverage it for better wages and […]
The federal government partially shut down at midnight on Saturday, December 22, 2018. This means that the lives of federal employees are again affected by Congress and the White House’s failure to do their job. “Our members in the federal sector are once again dealing with the consequences of political squabbles in Washington,” said […]
IAM International President Bob Martinez recently visited Panama City, FL Local 1106 members at WestRock mill and Local 449 members at Tyndall Air Force Base. They, and the community as a whole, continue to suffer two months after Hurricane Michael made landfall. The storm is the first ever Category 4 hurricane on record to hit […]