Target workers at a New Jersey location are fed up with management and are rallying to become the first to unionize at the company. “Former employees of the Target warehouse on High Street [in Perth Amboy, NJ] said conditions at the facility were ‘like a prison’ and workers were treated ‘like robots.’ It’s claims such […]
Shortly after Christmas, U.S. Forest Service employee and NFFE Local 2086 member Brian Stearns received the call to deploy to Australia to assist overwhelmed firefighters who are fighting one of the worst wildland fires to ever hit the continent. Brian didn’t have to go. He wanted to go. A few days later, Brian forfeited […]
OFFICIAL LETTER FROM THE INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT Sisters and Brothers, Shortly after I was sworn in as your International President, a member asked me, “When are we going to have a say in who the IAM endorses for president? It was a good question, and one I’ve been thinking about a lot now that it’s election […]
A new trade deal has the populist Ohio senator’s seal of approval and his colleagues running for president are looking to him to define their own stances. Sen. Sherrod Brown, an Ohio Democrat who almost ran for president but sat out in hopes that someone else would adopt his “dignity of work” message, got a […]
IAM International President Robert Martinez, Jr., is urging members of the U.S. Senate to sign on to a letter led by U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) aimed at undoing some of the damage done by President Trump’s executive orders attacking the rights of federal workers. Peters led 43 of his colleagues in a letter requesting that […]
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