IAM District 19 Joins Coalition of Unions, Community Activists in East Palestine to Advocate for Rail Safety

One year has passed since the tragic derailment of Norfolk Southern’s train in East Palestine, leading to severe toxic contamination that has profoundly impacted the community and its workforce. Residents and workers now grapple with deteriorating health conditions compounded by diminishing healthcare coverage. The cost of life-saving medical treatment has become an overwhelming burden for […]

IAM Local 701 Helps Feed Chicago Families

On Feb. 24, 2024, approximately 90 members of IAM Local 701 demonstrated their commitment to community service by participating in a volunteer event at Feed My Starving Children, a global charity organization located in Aurora, Ill. This collaborative effort brought together Local 701 Business Representatives, staff, members and their families, contributing to the annual IAM […]

IAM: The State of the Union is Strong Under President Biden

“President Biden continues to show us why he is the most pro-labor, pro-worker president in the history of the United States. IAM members have twice voted overwhelmingly to endorse the President, and the IAM looks forward to continuing to work with the Biden-Harris administration to grow the power of working families.” “Under President Biden’s leadership, […]

How IAM Members Made Our Return to the Moon Possible

“Our members have vital roles in each launch. Be it SpaceX, ULA, or these newcomer rocketeers – if Kennedy Space Center shoots it, they make it happen,” said Directing Business Representative IAM District 166 Kevin DiMeco. “These first steps of progress in the Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) program are just a start. The build […]

Artificial Intelligence Workers in Chicago Move to Join IAM Union

A group of 400 Tempus AI lab workers who use AI to research diseased cells filed with the regional National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday, Feb. 6 to join the IAM Union (International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers). Lab workers are seeking voluntary recognition of their union from Tempus AI management. “We all love […]

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