Machinists Union Statement on IAM Local 66 Member Killed in Milwaukee Shooting

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2020 – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) releases the following statement on the death of IAM Local 66 member Dana Walk, 57, killed in the February 26, 2020 shooting at Molson Coors Beverage Company in Milwaukee. “The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) was saddened to … Read more

IAM Calls for Manufacturing Strategy to Address Job, Technology Loss to China

Owen Herrnstadt, IAM Chief of Staff and Director of Trade and Globalization, testified before the House Ways and Means Committee asking Congress and the Administration to adopt a comprehensive manufacturing strategy that disincentives outsourcing and ensures U.S. competitiveness with China. “The IAM has been sounding the alarm over forced technology and production to China as well … Read more

IAM Workers’ Memorial Day Set for April 28

The IAM will remember members who have died on the job during a ceremony April 28 at the William W. Winpisinger (WWW) Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. The unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers’ Memorial Day to commemorate the thousands of workers killed, injured or sickened on the job each year. The names … Read more

TCU-IAM Members, Lawmakers to Rally Against Outsourcing of Amtrak Call-Center Jobs

U.S. House lawmakers will join TCU-IAM members in Philadelphia on Friday to call action against ongoing outsourcing of Amtrak’s local call center jobs there. Reps. Brendan F. Boyle (D-Pa.) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) will join TCU-IAM members in front of Amtrak’s William H. Gray III 30th Street Station to protest the nation’s passenger rail corporation’s unjust … Read more

Enroll Now for the 2020 IAM Human Rights Class

The IAM believes that the powerless deserve to be treated with dignity and respect on the job regardless of a worker’s sex, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, age and/or gender. As a commitment to forward progress and our human rights program, the IAM’s Women’s and Human Rights Department will host the 2020 Human Rights Training Program at … Read more