Government Employees

Machinists Condemn Announcement Cancelling Federal Worker Pay Increase

The White House recently announced plans to cancel scheduled pay raises for civilian federal workers. An across-the-board 2.1 percent pay increase and locality pay increase for federal workers had been slated to take effect in January. The announcement was quickly condemned by IAM International President Bob Martinez and other labor leaders. “The President has decided […]

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Machinists, Federal Unions Victorious in Executive Order Legal Challenge

A federal district court judge late Friday struck down key provisions in three of President Trump’s executive orders relating to government policies for federal workers. Lawsuits filed by the IAM and a coalition of federal unions, including the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM), claimed the president exceeded his authority when he issued the orders

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Stop the Layoffs at Red River

Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. and National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) President Randy L. Erwin sent a joint letter to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott expressing serious concern regarding the impact of the planned layoff of 306 IAM members at the Red River Army Depot (RRAD) in Texarkana, Texas. The planned layoff comes less than three

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IAM, NFFE Federal Workers Rally on #RedforFeds Day

National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) members and staff joined fellow union leaders and allies on #RedforFeds Day, a nationwide act of solidarity supporting federal civil service. The #RedforFeds rally was held in Washington, D.C. prior to oral arguments in a lawsuit filed by the IAM and 12 other unions against the President and the

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