Category: Organizing

Maryland Law Giving Baltimore County Public Library Employees the Right to Collectively Bargain and Join the Machinists Union Goes Into Effect July 1st

BALTIMORE, June 9, 2021 — Baltimore County Public Library (BCPL) employees achieved a significant victory this month as legislation passed authorizing nearly 600 employees to collectively bargain and join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM).  For almost two years, Baltimore County library staff has been trying to organize with the IAM. But since libraries […]

Tennessee Nissan Workers Joining Together with the Machinists Union

Eighty-seven Tool and Die Maintenance Technicians at Nissan North America in Smyrna, TN are joining together with the IAM. An overwhelming majority of Tool and Die Maintenance Technicians signed authorization cards for IAM representation. READ:  Union seeks vote of 87 workers at Nissan Tennessee plant ABC News Workers cited numerous workplace concerns, including forced overtime, increased healthcare costs, […]

IAM Launches Valuable New Resource for Organizers

IAM Headquarters this week is officially launching the Organizer’s Toolkit, a library of both customizable and static materials designed specifically for organizing campaigns. The toolkit, which is being run by the Organizing and Communications Departments, will include access to a customizable campaign website, organizing meeting presentations, handbills, banners, social media graphics and more. “Growing our […]