IAM Demands Safety at VA Facilities

The IAM is calling on top Veterans Affairs officials to ensure that employees and veterans at VA facilities are adequately protected from COVID-19. IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. says the agency must provide all workers with personal protective equipment, clean and sanitize workplaces in a timely manner and follow all CDC guidelines. “When it … Read more

IAM Members, Families Can Complete Bachelor’s Degree for Free This Summer

Because of the current economic and public health uncertainty, IAM members and families who enroll in the IAM’s Low-Cost Degree Program by Monday, May 18, 2020 can complete a bachelor’s degree with no out-of-pocket costs. Get started by calling 888-897-9671 or enrolling online at FreeCollege.goIAM.org. Your union is making it possible for all students who enroll … Read more

ICYMI: Workplace Safety Amid COVID-19 on Activate L!VE

On this week’s live webcast, IAM Safety and Health Project Coordinator Shaun Trude explains the role of the department and offers ideas on how workers can protect themselves in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Trude also talks about the multitude of masks and respirators out there and explains their differences and proper applications. Activate … Read more

Union Plus Offering Hardship Help

As the world collectively battles the coronavirus pandemic, Union Plus is focusing on providing resources to support IAM families who participate in Union Plus programs. Union plus has increased their benefits and loosened some of the requirements in an effort to better serve union members during these difficult times. $300 grant to Union Plus credit … Read more

Our Machinists Heroes

Sisters and Brothers, This trying time for our union, our families and the entire world has brought into full focus the everyday heroes of the IAM. Our members are on the frontlines, doing the work that keeps our economy running and our countries safe. Many of our members are considered essential employees and are still … Read more