50 Years Ago, Machinists Push to the Moon

  IMAIL July 16, 2019 Fifty years ago, NASA launched its epic Apollo 11 flight placing man on the moon for the first time. The mission was aided by scores of Machinists Union members. The eight-day Apollo mission started with the July 16, 1969 takeoff of a Saturn V rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center […]

One Year Deal for Machinists at McConnell AFB

From IMAIL, June 13, 2019 IAM Local 708 members in Wichita, KS have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with FlightSafety Services Corporation (FSSC), securing a one-year contract that comes with substantial increases and security for the future. “I admire the strength and solidarity of these Machinists, many of whom fought for this country. They […]

IAM Voices Activate in Las Vegas

June 6, 2019 The 2019 IAM Communications Conference in Las Vegas concludes today and its nearly 200 delegates took part in a program that included guest speakers, discussion panels and group sessions. IAM International President Bob Martinez opened day two with remarks to the delegates about the importance of communications in its ongoing organizing efforts. […]

Disaster Relief Help Available

From Ben Moody: Hello Brothers,   As you’re all aware we had several weather events in Oklahoma and SE Kansas yesterday and into this morning.  I need to know if we have had members who have been affected by these storms.  The International has a disaster relief fund that aids our members who have experienced […]

IAM Files Charges Against Delta Air Lines for Anti-Union Tactics

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2019 — The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today filed election interference charges with the National Mediation Board (NMB) against Delta Air Lines. The IAM has overwhelming evidence that Delta Air Lines has interfered with the Flight Attendants and Ramp employees’ lawful right to seek a vote for union representation […]

IAM Campaigns Strike a Nerve with Delta Bosses

  Washington D.C., May 9, 2019 — The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today issued the following statement in response  to continuing attacks from Delta Air Lines: “Delta Air Lines’ all-out assault on their employees’ legally-protected right to unionize with the Machinists Union is confirmation that our campaign to bring the benefits of […]

Negotiations Complete for CAE.

Negotiations Set to Begin for CAE Employees

Negotiations for the Collective Bargaining Agreement between CAE USA and the committee representing local lodge members have been concluded successfully. Members voted to accept the new 3-year agreement on April 26, 2019. The committee members would like to thank everyone involved in the negotiations, whether directly or indirectly.

Honoring the Fallen on Workers’ Memorial Day

  Nearly 200 IAM members, family and friends gathered Wednesday to mourn and honor working people who have been killed, injured or sickened on the job this past year. The IAM Safety and Health Department hosted the annual Workers’ Memorial Ceremony at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. “This year we […]