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  • Demand Dignity, Respect for Unjustly Fired Boeing SC IAM Members
    Late last year before the holiday season, the Boeing Co. fired three flight readiness technicians/inspectors who recently voted to join the IAM without just cause. These employees were allegedly terminated for missing a bird strike on an engine during a post-flight inspection. A subsequent FAA investigation supports the flight readiness inspectors’ assertions that there was […]
  • IAM Appointed to Maritime Worker Safety Council
    IAM Safety and Health Director Jim Reid has been appointed to serve on a U.S. Department of Labor committee tasked with improving health and safety in the maritime industry. The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH) advises the Labor Secretary on occupational safety and health issues for workers in the shipbuilding, shipbreaking, […]
  • Register Now for the 2019 Metal Trades Conference
    You can now register for the 2019 AFL-CIO Metal Trades Department Conference, September 30 to October 3 at Bally’s Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The deadline for the special hotel rate is August 23, 2019. Register today. IAM members should be prepared to attend the IAM Delegates meeting on Tuesday, October 1 at 9:30 a.m. […]

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  • Wichita Machinists On Strike
    Feb. 12, 2019, WICHITA, Kan. – Seventeen Machinists Union members at FlightSafety Services Corp. (FSSC) on McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita began a strike at 6 a.m. on Feb. 12. The members (IAM District 70, Local 708) provide quality training for Air Force pilots and refuel boom operators and maintain flight simulators for the […]
  • Machinists Union Responds to Schneider Electric Announcement to Close Indiana Manufacturing Facility
    Feb. 4, 2019, WASHINGTON – A statement from Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr.: “Schneider Electric’s announcement that it intends to close its facility in Peru, IN, and move work to Mexico is just one more slap in the face to loyal U.S. workers. The Machinists Union will fight hard to convince the company to […]
  • Machinists Union: Current Text of NAFTA 2.0 Will Not Stop Outsourcing
    Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. issued the following statement about the signing of the new NAFTA, or USMCA: “Machinists Union members make, maintain, transport and service the products that create the global economy. We know how important the global economy is to our jobs and our communities. We also know first-hand that trade […]
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