Florida IAM Members Focus on Machinists Issues at State Council

“The Florida State Council serves as a vital platform for us to discuss and address the pressing need to educate our members and their families about issues from Washington to Tallahassee,” said IAM Southern Territory General Vice President Rickey Wallace. “The Issues discussed here will help engage our Florida members and inspire active engagement in […]

IAM Stands in Solidarity with UAW Members at Big 3 as President Biden Lends Historic Strike Line Support

Robert Martinez Jr., International President of the 600,000-member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), released the following statement strongly supporting United Auto Workers (UAW) members on strike: “The IAM stands in unwavering solidarity with UAW members standing up for justice at the Big Three. These members have our full support for taking a courageous […]

It’s Better in the IAM

It’s an exciting time to be a part of the IAM and the labor movement. Ahead of this Labor Day weekend, we confirmed what we already knew – people see unions as needed now more than ever. According to polling released this week, more than seven-in-10 Americans approve of unions. Among those under the age of […]

IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. Announces Retirement After Historic Career, as General Vice President Brian Bryant Named Successor

After nearly eight years leading the union, two decades on the Executive Council and more than 43 years of membership, IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. has announced that he will retire, effective Jan. 1, 2024. IAM Resident General Vice President Brian Bryant will succeed Martinez as the IAM’s next international president. Martinez’s historic tenure […]

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