Month: February 2020

Machinists Union Statement on Milwaukee Molson Coors Shooting

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2020 – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) releases the following statement on the shooting at Molson Coors Beverage Company in Milwaukee. The IAM represents approximately 50 mechanics and machine repair workers at the brewery. They are represented by IAM Locals 66 and 510 in Milwaukee. “The Machinists Union is […]

Richard Sanchez Memorial Scholarship Awards

It’s scholarship time again! Every year Local 389 offers scholarship opportunities for members, their children, grandchildren and spouses. Formerly known as the Local Lodge 389 Scholarship, the award was renamed after the late Richard Sanchez , the founder of the award. Richard had a vision to help members and their children with some of their […]

Union Voter Guide

  This is shaping up to be a monumental election for unions. Don’t forget to vote in the California 2020 Primary on March 3rd. See the slate mailer below for the San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council Voting Guide for the March 3rd primary. The PDF is a two page mailer so click on […]

2020 Census: Every Person Counts!

What Is the 2020 Census? The 2020 Census counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories. The count is mandated by the Constitution and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. The 2020 Census counts the population in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, […]

IAM Urges Congress to Protect DOD Workers

IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr., recently wrote a letter to members of Congress on behalf of more than 50,000 IAM federal workers. The letter expressed great concern regarding President Trump’s recent memo calling for the removal of union rights from Department of Defense (DOD) workers. Federal law currently grants federal employees collective bargaining rights under the law. “President […]