Unions Rally for LGBTQ Rights in D.C.

Unions Rally for LGBTQ Rights in D.C.

Pro-worker rights advocates on Wednesday rallied at the steps of the Supreme Court as the high court that day heard testimony about whether federal anti-discrimination law protects gay and transgender employees.  The justices have to decide whether sexual orientation...

Texas District 776 Golfs for Guide Dogs

The annual Bob Martinez Golf Tournament, hosted by District 776 in Fort Worth, TX, is an event everyone looks forward to attending.  One reason is that this is the home district of the IAM’s International President and the members here are extremely proud to call him...
IAM Mourns Maine Shipyard Legend

IAM Mourns Maine Shipyard Legend

The IAM mourns the loss of a Bath Iron Works (BIW) icon, Clayton Grover. The Local S6 member passed away at 87 on October 4, 2019 after a brief illness. For nearly seven decades Brother Grover has reported for duty at BIW, often saying that he continues to work...

Machinists Urge Congress to Pass PRO Act

Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. is urging congressional lawmakers to vote “yes” on the Protecting the Rights to Organize (PRO) Act. “The PRO Act is a vitally important piece of legislation that strengthens federal laws and protect workers’...
Still Striking at Sherwin-Williams

Still Striking at Sherwin-Williams

To many, ten days may not seem like a long time. But for a worker on strike, ten days can feel like forever. But for the more than ninety machinist members from Local 708 on strike against Sherwin-Williams in Andover, KS, there really was no other choice but to...

Local 1243 Gets Ready to Deal

Sidebar, TA, Ground Rules – this is the sort of terminology that is tossed across most bargaining tables. But if this is your first time with a seat, that’s not something you would know. Members of Local 1243 at Red River Army Depot (RRAD) in Hooks, TX, who will head...