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  • IAM Local 811 Makes Donations to Houston Women’s Group
    The IAM Local 811 Women’s Committee recently donated toiletries and hygiene products, as well as a check of $500 from IAM General Secretary-Treasurer Dora Cervantes to The Women’s Home in Houston. The Women’s Home was established in 1957 to help women during an economic hardship. The group’s mission is to building communities that strengthen women and support families as […]
  • IAM Applauds Panel Approval of Rep. Golden’s Multi-year Procurement Amendment for U.S. Navy DDG-51 Destroyers
    The IAM recently sent a letter to the House Armed Services Committee strongly supporting U.S. Rep. Jared Golden’s (D-ME) amendment to the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for a new multi-year procurement (MYP) contract for Flight III DDG-51 destroyers. This week, the House Armed Services Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee approved the Golden amendment that […]
  • IAM Transportation Department Participates in Aviation Labor Recovery Roundtable
    Chief of Staff to the International President Richard Johnsen, along with a coalition of aviation labor leaders, recently participated in an Aviation Labor Recovery Roundtable call with Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Steve Dickson and U.S. Transportation Department Deputy Secretary Polly Trottenberg. The main topics discussed were airline workforce shortages that result in flight cancelations, delays, […]

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  • Machinists Union Praises Biden Administration’s Buy American Expansion  
    WASHINGTON, July 28, 2021 – Robert Martinez Jr., International President of the 600,000-member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), the largest aerospace and defense union in North America, released the following statement regarding the Biden administration’s Buy American proposed rule, ensuring our nation’s future is made in America by all of America’s workers. “President […]
  • Machinists Union Applauds Senate Confirmation of Jennifer Abruzzo
    WASHINGTON, July 27, 2021 – Robert Martinez Jr., International President of the 600,000-member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), issued the following statement applauding the U.S. Senate confirmation of Jennifer Abruzzo as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel: “On behalf of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, we applaud the […]
  • Leader Schumer, Sen. Gillibrand Urge Cascades Containerboard to Negotiate with Employees Who Organized with Machinists Union
    NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y., July 7, 2021 — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) are urging Canada-based Cascades, Inc. to negotiate in good faith with more than 100 of its Niagara Falls, N.Y. employees who voted to join the Machinists Union in April 2019. “We write to urge Cascades […]
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