NFFE Wins Election to Represent USDA Animal Care Employees

On April 8th, the Denver regional office of the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) confirmed that NFFE-IAM had won an election to represent over 110 federal employees at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Animal Care Program. The new unit is mostly veterinarians and animal welfare inspectors tasked with […]

Washington District 751 Reverses Unjust Termination

One of the most valuable benefits a union member receives is protection from unjust discipline. Often members do not realize the value of this until they have become the subject of unfair discipline. In March, one of our members at Boeing, who was a victim of an unjust termination, had his situation vindicated. This member’s […]

How to Find a COVID-19 Vaccine Near You

All adult Americans, regardless of age or health conditions, are expected to be eligible to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccination by Monday, April 19, 2021. But for many, finding a vaccine has been a daunting task. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) can help with its VaccineFinder tool. All you need is […]

Save the Date for GDA’s Las Vegas Charity Weekend

Grab your hat and cowboy boots and join Guide Dogs of America (GDA) for the 40th annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet on Saturday, November 20, 2021. This year’s theme will be “Rodeo,” and GDA is premiering a new and exciting off-road experience as one of their events. GDA and their staff are working hand […]

IAM Members at Sheppard Air Force Base Ratify Two New Contracts

After months of negotiations, two groups of IAM members from Local Lodge 2771 at Sheppard Air Force base recently ratified new three-year contracts for 647 members. STM Negotiating group consisting of Bud Dulworth (Business Representative), James Jarrett (Negotiator and Steward), Hearn Conley (Local 2771 President and Chief Steward) and Jody Bennett (COS Aerospace). The two […]

Machinists at M7 Aerospace Unanimously Ratify New Contract

Forty-five IAM members from M7 Aerospace and Elbit Systems of America, who provide Life Cycle Contractor Support (LCCS) services for the C-26 and UC-35 aircraft including aircraft modifications and upgrades, site and depot-level maintenance and material management, last week unanimously voted to ratify a four-year master agreement. The contract provides many improvements including wage, shift pay, […]