Month: July 2019

Western Territory Joins Forces with IAM’s Healthcare Department

The Western Territory and the IAM Healthcare Department have embarked on a joint nationwide healthcare organizing campaign in an effort aimed at organizing Military Family and Life Counselors, or (MFLCs). MFLCs provide critical counseling services to veterans and their families. The MFLCs face many problems that are prevalent in working people’s lives, especially those in […]

Tell Congress to Pass the Butch Lewis Act

The IAM is urging Congress to pass the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act of 2019 (H.R. 397), better known as the Butch Lewis Act. This legislation would offer federally subsidized loans to multiemployer plans in danger of becoming insolvent. It would also maintain the health of well-funded multiemployer plans and adequately fund the Pension Benefit […]

IAM Urges Congress to Act on Behalf of Federal Workers

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit overturned a lower court ruling blocking the implementation of three controversial Executive Orders taking aim at federal employee unions.The Executive Orders changed rules on federal employee collective bargaining, grievance procedures, office space, due process and official time. IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. sent a letter […]