Machinists Union: USMCA Won’t Stop Outsourcing of Jobs

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2020 – Robert Martinez Jr., International President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), issued the following statement regarding the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) going into effect today: “USMCA won’t stop the hundreds of thousands of manufacturing and service jobs that are being offshored from the U.S. Contrary to […]

IAM Urges Congress to Extend Airline Payroll Funding Program

The IAM is among several labor unions urging Congress to extend a provision of the CARES Act coronavirus relief law as an effort to thwart airline executives threatening to lay-off several workers in the fall. The IAM signed a letter asking the federal lawmakers to extend the Payroll Support Program (PSP) contained in the CARES Act until […]

Machinists Lead Call for 100% Buy America Defense Products

The IAM is again leading the charge to strengthen Buy American requirements for defense procurement. Working closely with U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (D-NJ), the IAM is encouraging members of Congress to support amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would raise Buy American requirements for major defense […]

Keep Things Clean as You Quarantine

There is no denying that the situation created by the coronavirus pandemic is as challenging as it is disruptive. For those of you holed up in your homes, this is a perfect time to get to those “spring cleaning” projects, while keeping your living space virus free. The cleaning supplies below are made by ethical […]

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