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 […]

Election 2020: What’s at Stake for IAM Members

Why is the IAM involved in politics? Politics affects everything about our lives. Legislation enacted and decisions made by elected officials impact our work lives and the ability of our union to fight for better pay and benefits for our families. There is a direct link between the ballot box and our economic and workplace […]

Solar Turbines Contract Ratified

On Friday, September 18, 2020 the brothers and sisters of Local 389 voted to ratify the total tentative agreement with Solar Turbines. Congratulations to the hard working members on your new contract. Thank you to all the members that came out to vote. Your support and participation is what makes our union what it is […]

Contract Update 09-12-20

  Your bargaining committee and the company completed week three of bargaining on Friday, September 11. While progress has been made, there are still proposals on the table. It has been a long and grueling process that your negotiators have committed 100% of their time and energy to bring you a fair contract. On Thursday […]

Nassco Contract Update

Congratulations to our sisters and brothers at General Dynamics Nassco for successfully negotiating their new contracts! Click the links below to download the new contracts. Click here to download the 2020-2023 Machinists CBA Click here to download the 2020-2023 Electricians CBA

We Need More Than Words This Labor Day

Sisters, Brothers and Friends of the IAM, For all the changes and hardship 2020 has brought upon us, I know one thing will remain the same—working people like us, the men and women who make North America move—will be offered thanks this Labor Day weekend. And while I am indeed incredibly grateful for all the […]