Month: May 2019

IAM, TWU Ask National Mediation Board to Force American Airlines to Bargain

The Transport Workers Union-IAM Association at American Airlines is asking the National Mediation Board (NMB) to step in to stop the carrier’s delay tactics that have stalled contract negotiations. “These negotiations have reached the critical end stage with the largest scope and economic issues yet to be resolved,” reads the letter to the NMB. “The […]

Congress Turns Up Heat on Boeing for Firing SC IAM Members

More than 70 members of Congress, led by U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), sent a letter demanding answers from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg about workplace procedures and recent terminations of six IAM union supporters at Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner production facility in North Charleston, S.C.. Read the complete letter here. “As policy […]

Where We Go One, We Go All

The Summer 2019 IAM Journal will be hitting the doorsteps on IAM members by late May. Here’s a first look at one of several articles in this edition. What do cake mixes, 50 pillows, bowling pins, kids’ winter coats, turkey dinners and school backpacks add up to? 1726. East Boston IAM Local 1726, that is. […]

The Power of Positivity

The Summer 2019 IAM Journal will be hitting the doorsteps on IAM members by late May. Here’s a first look at one of several articles in this edition. Rarely in the labor movement today is there an opportunity for a union to charter a new local lodge, especially one with 2,400 members. Last year the […]