Machinists Call for Help Saving Washington State Alcoa Jobs

Company leadership at Alcoa Intalco Works recently announced plans to shut down their aluminum smelting operation, one of the few facilities of its kind remaining in the United States. Read: Alcoa to shut Ferndale smelter, throwing 700 out of work Seattle Times IAM...
Machinists Honor Fallen Members on Workers’ Memorial Day

Machinists Honor Fallen Members on Workers’ Memorial Day

In a solemn and solitary ceremony at the IAM’s Winpisinger Center, the IAM paid homage to U.S. and Canadian members and leaders the union has lost in the past year. As the IAM and the globe deals with the effects of the most serious pandemic in more than 100 years,...

Union Plus Offering Hardship Help

As the world collectively battles the coronavirus pandemic, Union Plus is focusing on providing resources to support IAM families who participate in Union Plus programs. Union plus has increased their benefits and loosened some of the requirements in an effort to...

ICYMI: Workplace Safety Amid COVID-19 on Activate L!VE

On this week’s live webcast, IAM Safety and Health Project Coordinator Shaun Trude explains the role of the department and offers ideas on how workers can protect themselves in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Trude also talks about the multitude of masks and...

Machinists Mobilizing to Support Paycheck Guarantee Act

The IAM is strongly supporting legislation that would help ensure America’s workforce and businesses remain intact during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Paycheck Guarantee Act, introduced by U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), would: – End the current wave of mass layoffs –...