Vote in the IAM’s 2024 presidential endorsement election!

For the 2020 U.S. presidential election, the IAM did something never before in our union or the modern U.S. labor movement. We gave our members a vote in our presidential endorsement. We will continue this tradition for the upcoming 2024 presidential election. Every IAM member in good standing is eligible to register on for the IAM’s […]

Machinists Union Reaches Agreements in Principle for Top-of-Industry Wages, Stronger Job Protections for 30,000 Members at United Airlines

The IAM, North America’s largest air transport labor union, today announced it has reached agreements in principle with United Airlines that would deliver the industry’s best wages and stronger job protections to approximately 30,000 IAM members at United Airlines. The two-year tentative agreements cover seven different work classifications at the carrier, including Fleet Service Workers, […]

Register Now for the 2023 IAM Legislative Conference

Registration is now open for the 2023 IAM Legislative Conference! This crucial conference provides an opportunity for IAM members to have their voices heard in Washington, DC, and to advocate for policies that benefit working families. This year’s conference will take place from June 19-21, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Washington, 400 New Jersey Ave. […]

IAM Members Visit Florida Capitol to Discuss Sugar Industry

Florida State Council of Machinists recently visited legislators in Tallahassee to discuss the importance of jobs in sugarcane farming and manufacturing in Florida. In their meetings, they shared that sugarcane farming and production support 19,201 jobs in Florida and has a $4.7 billion annual impact, including many union positions requiring skilled trades, such as machinists […]

IAM Local 698 Members Ratify Strong First Agreement with Ryder Manhattan in Ohio

IAM Local Lodge 698 (District 60) members at Ryder Manhattan in Toledo, OH, recently voted to ratify a strong first agreement. The diesel mechanics, who fuel the trucks and do minor preventative maintenance, achieved gains in the three-year agreement, including the T-Grade classification getting a 5% increase and the S-Grade and CSC classification receiving a […]

Baltimore County Public Library Workers Ratify Second IAM Contract

Baltimore County Public Library (BCPL) workers overwhelmingly ratified their second bargaining agreement this past weekend. The contract covers more than 400 employees at 19 locations. This second contract comes after signing their first historic collective bargaining agreement nearly six months ago. This three-year collective bargaining agreement includes pay increases,  grievance processes, performance improvement plans, and improved […]

International President Martinez Appointed to President’s Export Council

IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. has been appointed by President Biden to serve on the President’s Export Council, a U.S. governmental organization that serves as the principal national advisory committee on international trade. “It’s an honor to serve our nation, our union, and our membership in this important role,” said Martinez. “I’m extremely grateful to President […]

Registration for the 2023 IAM Unity and Growth Conference is Now Open

The first-ever IAM Unity and Growth Conference, “Building Our Future Sector by Sector,” will be held from Sunday, August 20 to Thursday, August 24, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel (1 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101). The 2023 IAM Unity and Growth Conference will train, educate and inspire IAM officers, staff, activists, and […]

IAM Veterans Services Secures More Than $500K for IAM Military Veterans

The IAM Veteran Services Program recently reported how the IAM Veteran Services Program has helped IAM members who are U.S. military veterans get the benefits they deserve. IAM Veterans Services Coordinator Richard Evans leads the program, has helped members receive more than $500K in earned benefits, and helped increase the disability ratings for others. Read […]

Machinists Union Reaches Strong Tentative Agreements with Lockheed Martin Covering 4,000 Workers

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), North America’s largest aerospace and defense labor union, has reached tentative agreements with the Lockheed Martin Co. covering nearly 4,000 workers at several of the company’s Aeronautics, Space, and Advanced Development Programs, or “Skunk Works,” sites across the country. The tentative agreements cover IAM members at […]

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