Category: Imail

Tell Your Senators the HEALS Act Hurts Working Families

The GOP has released the details of their latest COVID-19 relief legislation named the “HEALS Act.” The proposed legislation not only cuts unemployment benefits to the 20 to 30 million Americans who are currently out of work, but falls short in just about every area of concern for working families. CALL YOUR SENATOR NOW 866-829-3298 […]

Machinists Union: USMCA Won’t Stop Outsourcing of Jobs

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2020 – Robert Martinez Jr., International President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), issued the following statement regarding the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) going into effect today: “USMCA won’t stop the hundreds of thousands of manufacturing and service jobs that are being offshored from the U.S. Contrary to this […]

Machinists, Labor Coalition Call on Congress to Protect Democracy Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The IAM joined other labor organizations representing millions of workers across North America calling on Congress to protect every citizen’s right to vote during these unstable times. The coalition is encouraging expanded online voter registration, extended early voting periods with safe and sanitized polling places, and increased vote-by-mail opportunities. In a letter addressed to U.S. Senate […]

The Summer 2020 IAM Journal is Here

The IAM Communication Department is proud to announce the release of the Summer 2020 IAM Journal. Along with a print copy arriving in members’ mailboxes in the next few weeks, the IAM Journal now has a new dynamic website to showcase Machinists Union members and the amazing work they do, especially during these difficult times. This edition […]

Making Space History Again

A new era in manned space flight began after last week’s successful launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon from the historic Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL. For the first time in almost a decade, American astronauts launched from American soil in an American spacecraft. The Machinists of Local 2061 played […]