Month: March 2023

Machinists Union Reaches Agreements in Principle for Top-of-Industry Wages, Stronger Job Protections for 30,000 Members at United Airlines

The IAM, North America’s largest air transport labor union, today announced it has reached agreements in principle with United Airlines that would deliver the industry’s best wages and stronger job protections to approximately 30,000 IAM members at United Airlines. The two-year tentative agreements cover seven different work classifications at the carrier, including Fleet Service Workers, […]

Register Now for the 2023 IAM Legislative Conference

Registration is now open for the 2023 IAM Legislative Conference! This crucial conference provides an opportunity for IAM members to have their voices heard in Washington, DC, and to advocate for policies that benefit working families. This year’s conference will take place from June 19-21, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Washington, 400 New Jersey Ave. […]

IAM Members Visit Florida Capitol to Discuss Sugar Industry

Florida State Council of Machinists recently visited legislators in Tallahassee to discuss the importance of jobs in sugarcane farming and manufacturing in Florida. In their meetings, they shared that sugarcane farming and production support 19,201 jobs in Florida and has a $4.7 billion annual impact, including many union positions requiring skilled trades, such as machinists […]

IAM Local 698 Members Ratify Strong First Agreement with Ryder Manhattan in Ohio

IAM Local Lodge 698 (District 60) members at Ryder Manhattan in Toledo, OH, recently voted to ratify a strong first agreement. The diesel mechanics, who fuel the trucks and do minor preventative maintenance, achieved gains in the three-year agreement, including the T-Grade classification getting a 5% increase and the S-Grade and CSC classification receiving a […]

Baltimore County Public Library Workers Ratify Second IAM Contract

Baltimore County Public Library (BCPL) workers overwhelmingly ratified their second bargaining agreement this past weekend. The contract covers more than 400 employees at 19 locations. This second contract comes after signing their first historic collective bargaining agreement nearly six months ago. This three-year collective bargaining agreement includes pay increases,  grievance processes, performance improvement plans, and improved […]

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