Month: May 2024

Boeing-GKN deal is a victory for American union manufacturing and St. Louis

In an uncertain landscape, Boeing’s recent acquisition of the GKN Aerospace facility in Hazelwood stands as a beacon of hope for American manufacturing. This significant development secures jobs for 420 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Local 387 (District 837) members. It underscores the importance of preserving and strengthening our nation’s industrial base. […]

US Union Members See Record Pay Raises, Outpacing Nonunion Workers

Unionized workers in the US saw record raises, while nonunion workers’ pay barely beat inflation over the past 12 months, the latest government data show. Wages of private sector union workers rose 6.3% in the year ended in March, the largest increase in data back to 2001, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics employment cost […]

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