IAM International News

  • IAM members from coast to coast gathered in Washington, D.C., for the Machinists Non-Partisan Political League (MNPL) National Planning Conference. MNPL relies on voluntary donations from IAM members to support candidates who support core IAM issues, such as fair trade, Buy American and workers’ rights. The post Machinists Non-Partisan Political League Ramps Up Advocacy as […]
  • Richie Johnsen, Air Transport Territory General Vice President of the 600,000-member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) the nation’s largest airline labor union, released the following statement regarding Delta Air Lines shareholder’s rejection of the Amalgamated Bank’s resolution calling on Delta Air Lines to commit to follow International Labour Organization (ILO) standards on […]
  • The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) congratulates IAM Local 709 members on the delivery of the 2,700th Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules airlifter. This a significant milestone achieved by IAM Local 709 members at Lockheed Martin’s Marietta, GA plant. IAM Local 709 members have been at the forefront of building this iconic aircraft, […]
  • Winners of the first pre convention raffle were drawn and announced at the IAM Legislative Conference. The winners are: 2024 Polaris Slingshot: IAM Local 1943; Middletown, Ohio $500 Gift Card: District 98; York, Pa. $250 Gift Card: Fred Confer Money raised from the raffle supports the activities planned for delegates at the 41st IAM Grand […]
  • Each year, Union Plus awards scholarships to union members or members of their families for post-secondary education through the Union Plus Scholarship Program by the Union Plus Education Foundation. This year, Union Plus has awarded 209 union members and family members with $200,000 in scholarships, ranging from $500 to $4,000, based on applicants’ academic achievement […]
  • The Pennsylvania State Council of Machinists recently conducted its 78th annual convention in York, Pa. Over 120 delegates, officers, guests, and politicians, including IAM International President Brian Bryant, gathered to discuss issues that concern Pennsylvania IAM members and fellow Machinist members from around the country.  Obie O’Brien, the president of the state council, was very […]
  • The IAM has officially wrapped up its 2024 Legislative Conference. Held in the nation’s capital, the conference serves as a vital platform for IAM members to strategize and amplify their voices in the halls of Congress. Throughout the three-day event, IAM members engaged in productive discussions with lawmakers, advocating for policies supporting working families nationwide. […]
  • During this week’s IAM Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., pro-labor political allies, such as Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Jamie Raskin, praised Machinists for fighting for the middle-class and organizing workers.   The post National Political Leaders Praise IAM at Legislative Conference appeared first on IAMAW.