Category: Organizing

Mental Health Counselors in the Desert Show Solidarity: Military and Family Life Counselors (MFLC) Update

We are proud to announce that with our latest victory, the nationwide MFLC organizing campaign has eclipsed the 300-member mark in 2019. The joint campaign between the Western Territory and the IAM Healthcare Department that launched earlier in the year, has given hope to over 300 military mental health counselors, their families and the military […]

Another Organizing Victory in Healthcare

On Monday, September 9, 2019, 55 Military and Family Life Counselors or (MFLCs), at Ft. Bragg North Carolina, overwhelmingly voted to join the IAM. These Healthcare Professionals provide critical counseling to active military personnel and their families. The victory marks the fifth in a row. The Western Territory in conjunction with The IAM Healthcare department […]

Contractors at Maryland Naval Annex Join the IAM

Defense contractors working in Southern Maryland at Solomons Island Naval Annex recently voted to join the Machinists Union. The 112 workers employed by AECOM perform skilled labor retrofitting and refurbish government equipment for the U.S. Navy. The win was the result of a longtime organizing campaign with District 4 and Local 4. Wages, benefits, working […]