Negotiations Begin with General Electric

The Union Coordinated Bargaining Committee (CBC) and GE met to start national contract negotiations in Cincinnati, OH, June 3, 2019. National negotiations were underway today as the CBC and GE company representatives exchanged opening statements this morning. CWA President Chris Shelton, IUE-CWA President Carl Kennebrew and IAM General Vice President Brian Bryant all made opening […]

GDA Hosts 411th Graduation and 15th Annual Ride for Guides in Sylmar, CA

Eight visually-impaired individuals and their puppies advanced through the Guide Dogs of America (GDA) training program and are on their way towards individual freedom (left). IAM General Secretary-Treasurer Dora Cervantes addresses attendees at the 411th GDA graduation ceremony in Sylmar, CA (right). Eight visually-impaired individuals and their puppies advanced through the Guide Dogs of America […]

Liderazgo en español II se engrana hacia el activismo

El Centro Winpisinger organizó la clase de Liderazgo en Español II del 12 al 17 de mayo en Placid Harbor en Hollywood, Maryland. Los participantes de la clase llegaron de todos los Estados Unidos, Canadá y Puerto Rico para comenzar su segundo año de educación y una transformación hacia el activismo. A su llegada y […]

Spanish Leadership II Gears towards Activism

The Winpisinger Center hosted the Spanish Leadership II class May 12 through the 17th at Placid Harbor in Hollywood Maryland. The class participants came in from all over the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico to begin their second year of education and a transformation towards activism. Upon arrival and orientation, the participants were asked […]

CBTU: United for a Better Tomorrow

The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) recently held its 48th International Convention in Atlanta. This year’s theme was “Reclaiming our Country: United for a Better Tomorrow.” Over 800 delegates and guests came from all across the world to tackle some of the most crucial issues facing our unions, communities, and families. Not long before […]

Ohio Local 912 Day of Action at GE

Members of IAM Local 912 marched together in a show of solidarity during GE’s Health Ahead and OneEvendale Day. More than 300 members walked all around the campus during their lunch – and management took notice.   “I’m extremely proud of our members,” said Local 912 President Mark Goodhart. “Our display of solidarity today made a huge impact. My thanks […]

Activate L!VE: Summer 2019 IAM Journal Edition

This week on Activate L!VE, Communications Department Assistant Director Jonathan Battaglia talks about the latest IAM Journal. The collaboration of inspiring and compelling stories of IAM members across North America is now online and being delivered to members’ mailboxes daily. You can read the online version of the Summer 2019 IAM Journal here. In case […]

District 9 DBR Dave Weaver Named to IAM Law Committee

IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. announced the appointment of District 9 Directing Business Representative Dave Weaver to serve on the IAM Law Committee. Weaver will fill the position previously held by retired Law Committee member Mark Conner. “I want to thank Mark Conner for his years of dedicated service to the IAM and for […]