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