IAM, Congressional Allies Secure Extra Assistance for Laid-Off District 751 Boeing Members

The IAM has successfully secured additional federal assistance for approximately 5,000 recently laid-off IAM District 751 members at Boeing locations in Washington state and Oregon. The benefits fall under the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program, which protects U.S. workers who lose their jobs due to outsourcing. The program offers extended unemployment benefits for up to […]

IAM, Labor Coalition Call on Congress to Protect Patients from Surprise Medical Billing

The IAM joined a coalition of several labor unions and healthcare organizations urging Congress to include comprehensive protections against surprise medical bills from COVID-19 treatment in the next coronavirus relief package. The coalition sent a letter to congressional leaders expressing that the HEROES Act (H.R. 6800) is a start, but there are still millions of Americans at […]

IAM, TCU-IAM Demand Congress Support Commuter Rail Workers

Thousands of commuter rail workers have worked tirelessly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, only to contract the disease, resulting in many deaths. With CARES Act funding due to expire, the IAM and TCU-IAM demand that Congress provide additional funding to ensure the safety and security of all employees. TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Support Commuter Rail […]

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 […]