GVP Babineaux Honored by Coalition of Black Trade Unionists

IAM General Vice President Diane Babineaux was recently honored at the 46th Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) International Convention. Babineaux received the Dr. William “Bill” Lucy Legacy Award. Lucy is one of the most prolific African-American labor leaders. Babineaux was honored for her tireless years of service and dedication to CBTU and the labor … Read more

Reminder: Government Employees Conference in September

Join government workers from all different sectors and parts of the country at the 2017 National Government Employees Conference September 17-21, at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. The conference will be a great leaning experience with government representatives, expert subject matter speakers and panel discussions to help sharpen your communication and representative skills. Each federal … Read more

Path to Freedom Raises Thousands for Guide Dogs

Members, friends and supporters from throughout the IAM Southern Territory took part in the first annual Mark Blondin “Path to Freedom” motorcycle ride, car show and poker run for Guide Dogs of America. The post Path to Freedom Raises Thousands for Guide Dogs appeared first on IAMAW. Powered by WPeMatico

White House Budget Would Gut Federal Workers’ Retirement

The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) strongly condemned the White House’s first budget proposal. This budget would affect the retirement security of 2.1 million federal employees. NFFE National President Randy Erwin says the budget would destroy federal workers’ retirement.  “The President campaigned on being a champion for working people and protecting people’s retirement,” said … Read more

CEO Salaries: More for Them, Less for Us

Last year, CEOs of S&P 500 Index companies took home an average of over $13 million in total compensation, according to the AFL-CIO’s analysis of available data. In contrast, production and nonsupervisory workers earned only $37,632, on average, in 2016—a CEO-to-worker pay ratio of 347 to 1. Check out the highest-paid CEOs and their companies. … Read more

IAM Wins Certification at Alaska Airlines, United Ground Express

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today won certification as the representative for 5,500 employees at Alaska Airlines and United Ground Express. The National Mediation Board (NMB) certified the IAM to represent the entire Clerical, Office, Fleet and Passenger Service Employees craft or class at Alaska Airlines, Inc. The NMB certification confirms … Read more