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IP Martinez: ‘Where are the Jobs, Mr. President?’

An op-ed by International President Robert Martinez Jr. on the importance of voting in the upcoming election written for the Union Label and Service Trades Department, AFL-CIO newsletter, the Label Letter. Working people were promised the world in 2016. Candidate Trump boastfully proclaimed that, if elected, “you won’t lose one plant. You’ll have plants coming into […]

Machinists Union Joins Call for Police Reform, Racial Justice

The IAM is supporting recommendations issued by the AFL-CIO’s general board to take concrete action to address America’s long history of racism. The board approved the recommendations after emergency meetings of the AFL-CIO Committees on Civil and Human Rights and the AFL-CIO Committee on Legislation and Policy. Both committees discussed the murder of George Floyd and unanimously […]

Free T-Shirt Opportunity

Local 389 is continuing its organizing campaign. Please fill out the following information form to be eligible for a free t-shirt. If you’ve already filled out the recently distributed survey, you do not need to fill out the info card here. You will still be eligible for the t-shirt for filling out survey as well. […]

7 Movies About Labor

Many of us are still working. But for those of you that are bored at home, or cooped up during non-working hours as you observe stay-at-home orders, here are some movies about labor you might enjoy. Most of them are on downloadable through YouTube and Google. 1. ‘Matewan’ (1987) One of the best, and most […]