Month: October 2020

Machinists Union: President Trump Has Broken His Promises to U.S. Workers

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2020 – President Trump’s promises to revitalize U.S. manufacturing, pledges that American workers “won’t lose one plant” and declarations that “they are all coming back” have been broken time and time again during his term of office. Dozens of IAM-represented facilities from coast to coast have closed since Trump took office, affecting […]

Machinists Union Strikes for Fair Contract at AstenJohnson in Appleton, Wis.

Eighty-nine Machinists Union (IAM) Local 1855 members at AstenJohnson in Appleton, Wis. began striking for a fair contract today at 7 a.m. CT. The striking IAM members at AstenJohnson, who produce specialty fabric for the paper industry, are seeking reasonable healthcare expenses and cost sharing. IAM Local 1855 members rejected company contract proposals on Oct. […]

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