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Veterans Affairs Healthcare Professionals in Texas Vote Overwhelmingly to Join the IAM

Fifty healthcare professionals from Overton Brooks Department of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center outpatient clinic in Longview, TX recently voted overwhelmingly to join the IAM. The successful campaign was the third and final piece of an organizing project for Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCS). The CBOCS project, which began last year for more than 150 healthcare professionals, also successfully […]

Georgia Local 625 Discusses Railroad Issues with Congressman

Representatives of Local 625 and District 19 recently held a meeting to discuss issues at CSX with U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter. The idea of this meeting came from Vice President and Local Chairman Pete Gibson at the recent Georgia State Council meeting. Issues discussed included Precision Scheduled Railroading, forced overtime, excessive discipline and the COVID-19 […]

GVP Allen Swears in Officers of Local Lodge 63

Western Territory General Vice President Gary R. Allen was recently on hand to swear in the incoming officers of Local Lodge 63 in Portland, Oregon. There were many notable moments regarding this transition of Local Lodge officers.  Former President John Kleiboeker chose not to run for re-election to make way for a younger and more […]

Milwaukee Carmen School of Science and Technology Educators On the Path to the IAM

They are doing it for their students. That’s the sentiment that brought a group of nearly 200 dedicated teachers, social workers, and specialists from Milwaukee’s Carmen School of Science and Technology to announce their intent to organize with IAM District 10. “The biggest detriment to our students is the high turnover of teachers,” said Alexis […]

IAM District 160 Wins Organizing Campaign for Educational Equity Workers

Adapted from our Brothers and Sisters at IAM District 160 . Approximately 116 employees at non-profit Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) voted overwhelmingly to join IAM District 160. The year-long organizing victory overcame many obstacles, including various attempts by management to negatively influence union supporters, and being completely virtual at every step of the process. “So […]