IAM, NFFE-IAM, AFGE, Others Rally to Save OPM

IAM, NFFE-IAM, AFGE, and other unions held a rally to save the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the federal government’s human resources agency. The White House has recently threatened to abolish the OPM. The OPM provides critical support for government employees...

New York IAM Apprentices Enter Diesel Mechanics Program

Five new apprentices entered the diesel mechanics program at Bronx Community College (BCC) in New York, and will work at IAM represented locations as they train. “There is no better way for a young worker to learn a trade than to do it on the job and in a union...

IAM Rallies Against Weak Labor Standards in NAFTA 2.0

The IAM joined allies on Capitol Hill Tuesday to demand fixes to the renegotiated NAFTA and deliver a petition with hundreds of thousands of signers. In its current form, NAFTA 2.0 lacks strong, enforceable labor standards necessary to stop job outsourcing. “We...

IAM Academic Stars Shine at Empire State College

The IAM was well represented at the SUNY Empire State College (ESC) 2019 commencement ceremonies at Lincoln Center in New York. The union’s partnership with ESC gives IAM members the opportunity to advance themselves by earning college degrees while working full time....

Organizing Health Care Workers in the West

At the April 2019 Western Territory Organizing Summit General Vice President Gary R. Allen, challenged the territory leadership to seek out and launch organizing campaigns targeted at nontraditional industries. While many fields were discussed healthcare was listed as...

A Priceless Union Benefit

It’s a recurring question heard on shop floors around the globe.  Why do I need a union? Well, ask 43-year IAM member Steve Tucker of Local 2385 and you’ll find out. For more than four decades, Tucker has been clocking into the Goodman/Daikin plant in Fayetteville, TN...

How the IAM Supports Its Own

Article written and submitted by District 947 Communicator Devin Ablard. People always ask exactly what a Union does. The simple answer is that a union supports you and your family: at work, at home, and yes, even at school. Every June, the International Association...