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Negotiating For Respect

Respect and equality are two values members of IAM District 947 in California want in a first contract with CARECEN. So, they took the Negotiation Preparation for Bargaining Committee class at the IAM’s Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, Maryland. The post Negotiating For Respect appeared first on IAMAW.

IAM Lends Helping Hand to Hurricane Victims

The International Association of Machinists (IAM) quickly responded to the disaster scene caused by Hurricane Florence, a massive storm that’s devastated the lives of hundreds of Machinist members in North Carolina.   The post IAM Lends Helping Hand to Hurricane Victims appeared first on IAMAW.

A New Local Lodge and New Leaders for the IAM in Canada

The Machinists Union recently welcomed more than 2,400 new members, as Local Lodge 1231 was chartered to represent Personal Service Workers in the Toronto area. A group of new leaders took part in the Leadership I program at the IAM’s William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center. The post A New Local Lodge and New …

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Update on government glitch that threatens livelihoods of IAM-NFFE police officers

Filipe De La Cruz, a police officer at Camp Pendleton and a loyal IAM-NFFE member, was at the Winpisinger Center Training Center in Maryland. He gave the Machinist Union’s communications department an update about a heavily publicized accounting error by the U.S. government that devastated his local lodge. Civilian police officers at the Marine installation …

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IAM Charters New Canadian Local Lodge 1231

On August 21, 2018 the IAM held a ceremony at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center to initiate new members and to charter the newly formed Local Lodge 1231. The lodge represents approximately 2,400 home healthcare workers in Ontario, Canada. The post IAM Charters New Canadian Local Lodge 1231 appeared first on IAMAW.

LCLAA Convenes in Puerto Rico

The Labor Council for Latin American Advancement’s (LCLAA) 22nd National Membership Convention took place in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where union members showed solidarity and commitment to the island, nearly one year after Hurricane Maria. The AFL-CIO constituency group elected a new President, the first woman and immigrant to hold the position. Machinists Union members …

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