Category: Legislative Action

How the Executive Orders Affect Federal Workers

PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS GUIDELINES TO FOLLOW The recent presidential executive orders end 40 years of legislative support for the right of federal union representatives to help colleagues file grievances, address sexual harass­ment claims, and gain whistle-blower protection. The orders will make it so that employers can use excessive punishment on employees for minimal issues, including […]

Tell the Senate to Save Multi-employer Pensions, Support the Butch Lewis Act

IMAIL   September 10, 2019 The IAM sent a letter urging members of the U.S. Senate to cosponsor and support S. 2254, the Butch Lewis Act of 2019. This vitally important legislation, led by Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Tina Smith (D-MN), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) would help save financially-troubled multiemployer pension plans […]

Join the Petition to Support IAM Members at Boeing South Carolina

Let’s keep the pressure on Boeing Co. to reinstate our fellow IAM members who were unjustly fired at the company’s campus in North Charleston, S.C. Please sign the petition urging Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg to immediately allow the workers to return to work. As you may know, a National Labor Relations Board region recently found merit in […]

Tell Congress to support the WAGE ACT

The Workplace Action for a Growing Economy (WAGE) Act would amend the National Labor Relations Act to strengthen protections for workers who want to organize and promote change through forming a union or other collective action. The WAGE Act would provide stronger protections for all workers, whether they are part of a union or not, […]

Tell Your Senators to Protect Airline Workers

The House yesterday passed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill that will renew the agency’s funding for another five years. The bill will provide long-term stability for the Nation’s aviation community, continue investment in U.S. airports, and make necessary reforms to improve American competitiveness and safety in aviation.   Airline labor highlights of the […]

Tell your Senators and Representative to support the Workplace Democracy Act

The Workplace Democracy Act would strengthen the middle class by restoring workers’ rights to bargain for better wages, benefits and working conditions. Declining unionization has fueled rising inequality and corporate profits are at an all-time high, while wages as a percentage of the economy are near an all-time low. The middle class is disappearing, and […]