IAM Rail Division Leadership Joins Major Rail Unions, U.S. Senators to Demand Paid Sick Time for Rail Workers

IAM Special Assistant to the International President for the Rail Division Josh Hartford and TCU/IAM Assistant National Legislative Director David Arouca, along with representatives from other major rail unions, joined U.S. Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Mike Braun (R-IN) for a press conference on Capitol Hill demanding paid sick time from rail companies for all […]

First Contract Brings Big Raises, Better Benefits for Ohio District 34 Service Contract Members

IAM District 34 recently successfully negotiated a first contract with Valiant Government Services for 25 new IAM members working at Wright Patterson Air Force Base under the Service Contract Act (SCA). Highlights of the three-year agreement include: Wage increase averaging 25% in year one Doubling of health and welfare contributions from the employer Shift and […]

Enter The 2023 IAM Photo Contest

Attention all IAM members who enjoy taking photos. The 2023 IAM Photography contest is now open, so get out your cameras or smartphones and start snapping some pics of your Union sisters and brothers. The official call letter and entry forms can be found here. Submit your pictures of IAM members in their workplace, union […]

Special Offer for IAM Fresh Maine Lobster

If you want the opportunity to have fresh Maine Lobster delivered right to your home, Lobster 207 is the answer. Lobster 207 provides fresh, live Maine lobster overnight right to your door. The lobster is union from the ocean floor to your door. Live Maine lobster is hand-caught off the coast of Maine by IAM […]

IAM Rail Division Visits Amtrak and Keolis Members in Boston

IAM Rail Division Special Representative Derrick Battle recently joined IAM District 19 General Chairman Danny Tavares in visits with IAM railroad members who work at Keolis and Amtrak in the Boston metro area. IAM Rail Division leadership toured facilities where IAM members are responsible for different key functions in the facilities, including, but not limited […]

Connecticut District 26 Graduates 10 New Apprentices at Pratt and Whitney

IAM District 26’s joint apprenticeship program recently graduated 10 new members through its partnership with Pratt and Whitney in Connecticut. The two-and-a-half-year Electronic System Service Apprenticeship program provides skills in the electronic service and repair of Pratt and Whitney machines and controllers. The program contained 4,720 hours of training, which included: – Academics from Asnuntuck […]

IAM Rail Division Takes Center Stage as Biden Rolls Out Historic Infrastructure Projects

The IAM and the Transportation Communications Union (TCU/IAM) were important parts of two recent presidential visits announcing funding for projects from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. President Biden appeared next to an IAM-made Amtrak Acela locomotive in Baltimore, with the IAM logo proudly displayed. He announced that funds from the new law would replace the 150-year-old […]