ICYMI: Hazard Pay on Activate L!VE

On this week’s edition of the IAM live webcast Activate L!VE, IAM Associate General Counsel Laura Ewan talks about hazard pay during the coronavirus pandemic. The webcast discussion covers the different types of hazard pay available during this crisis and steps...

After IAM’s Pressure, United Backs Off Forced Furlough Plan

The IAM’s campaign and the resulting public outrage against United Airlines has caused the carrier to back away from its illegal scheme to force 15,000 full-time IAM members into part-time positions. After accepting $5 billion from taxpayers as part of the CARES Act,...

132 Years Later, the Fighting Machinists Continue to Overcome

Sisters and Brothers, Today is the 132nd anniversary of the founding of our great union. Our history is one of overcoming great challenges. We have not only survived depressions, wars, continuous attacks on our union, and yes, pandemics—we have thrived. The Fighting...

Machinists Union Testifies in Support of Paycheck Guarantee Act

The IAM is continuing its push for bold solutions to combat the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Paycheck Guarantee Act would provide grants to employers of all sizes to pay for wages and healthcare benefits for their employees. “Machinists Union members...