Month: July 2018

Still Time to Enroll in September Young Workers Program

The IAM recognizes and values the contributions of our younger workers and is excited to host the Young Workers Education Program September 23-28, 2018 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center. Click here for the call letter and enrollment form. The Young Workers Education Program will include sessions on the importance of young …

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Government Workers Rally Against Union Busting

Wednesday thousands of federal workers around the country protested against White House executive orders aimed at weakening strong government unions. The ‘Red for Feds’ rally, which was centered in Washington, D.C., drew support from powerful politicians such as U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer of New York and Congresswoman Jan D. Schakowsky from the 9th district of …

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Member from Army Depot Explosion Passes from Injuries

The IAM has been informed of the unfortunate passing of NFFE-IAM member Eric Byers. Byers was severely injured along with two other members in last week’s tragic explosion at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, PA. Byers had previously been a member of IAM Local 321 and recently transferred to NFFE-IAM Local 1429. He leaves behind a …

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At Least Three Members Injured in Letterkenny Army Depot Explosion

Three NFFE-IAM Local 1429 members have been seriously injured after an industrial explosion and fire Thursday morning at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, PA. The members were taken via medivac to a Maryland hospital in serious condition. Two more victims whose identities are unknown were taken to Chambersburg (PA) Hospital. One has since been released …

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