TWU-IAM Association Reaches Agreements in Principle for 30,000 Workers at American Airlines

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2020 — The TWU-IAM Association today announced it has reached Agreements in Principle with American Airlines for five new joint collective bargaining agreements (JCBAs) worth $4.2 billion to cover more than 30,000 Mechanic & Related, Fleet Service, Maintenance Control, MLS/Stores and Maintenance Training Specialist members. The tentative deals provide industry top wages, … Read more

Spirit Machinists Vote Yes on Extension

Thousands of Machinists from IAM Local 839 in Wichita, KS used their vote as their voice and by nearly 70 percent, approved a three-year contract extension with Spirit AeroSystems. “With the grounding of the 737 Max and the recent layoffs, the members of Local 839 have had to endure a lot in the last few … Read more

IAM Pushes For House Passage of PRO ACT

The House is likely to vote on the Protecting the Rights to Organize (PRO) Act next week. The IAM is advocating for the PRO Act (H.R. 2474), which would eliminate so-called right to work laws and broaden workers’ rights to strike and organize. The bill, introduced in May by House Education and Labor Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA), was … Read more

Happy Holidays from the IAM

Sisters, Brothers and Friends of the IAM,   As 2019 rapidly nears its end and we make our various holiday plans, I want to let you know what an honor it is for myself and your Executive Council to serve our great union. The IAM is much more than territories, districts, local lodges and shop floors—it is family. Our Machinists … Read more

Mental Health Counselors in the Desert Show Solidarity: Military and Family Life Counselors (MFLC) Update

We are proud to announce that with our latest victory, the nationwide MFLC organizing campaign has eclipsed the 300-member mark in 2019. The joint campaign between the Western Territory and the IAM Healthcare Department that launched earlier in the year, has given hope to over 300 military mental health counselors, their families and the military … Read more

Make it a Union-made Holiday Season

You can support your union brothers and sisters this holiday season by buying gifts, stocking stuffers and other items that are union made. Click here to see a list of products and accessories. It’s not too late to include union products on your gift list. The post Make it a Union-made Holiday Season appeared first … Read more