Tell Congress to Save Railroad Jobs

In response to the decreased demand for rail services due to COVID-19, U.S. rail systems are considering severe measures to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. rail systems face sharp declines in revenue due to a drastic decrease in demand for rail...

U.S. and Canadian Unemployment Resources

Listed below is information about Unemployment Insurance access and any special provisions some states have undertaken in this extraordinary emergency. United States The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced new guidance outlining flexibilities that states have...

Machinists Help Secure Bipartisan Support for F-35 Program

The IAM recently helped secure bipartisan congressional support for continued investment in the F-35 program. The funding is part of the Fiscal Year 2021 defense authorization and appropriations bills. The Defense Department’s budget request had called for less...

A Message from IP Martinez on the Coronavirus Crisis

Dear Sisters and Brothers, I am writing to you in an environment of fear and uncertainty. Many of our members in the U.S. and Canada have already been impacted by the fallout from the coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic. Undoubtedly, more effects will be felt by our...