Category: Legislative News

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 […]

‘We Need Action!’: IAM Transportation Members Growing Solidarity

More than 800 members of the IAM’s largest territory, the Transportation Department, joined together in Las Vegas this week for the 2019 IAM Transportation Conference. The IAM, which represents more than 160,000 members in the airline and rail industries, is North America’s largest union in the sector. Speakers at the conference highlighted American Airlines negotiations, […]