In Maria’s Honor

The year 2020 was a time no one will forget. But for many of our IAM brothers and sisters, it will be 2021 that leaves a hole in their hearts. That was when the Machinists Union had to say goodbye to a hero of working people. Without notice, our union family lost one of its […]

IAM EAP and Addiction Services Program Available to Membership and Their Families During Holiday Season

The IAM recognizes the holiday season can be a stressful time for many Machinists members, staff and family members. At any time, anyone can encounter problems associated with, but not limited to; substance abuse and addictions, mental health, stress, anxiety, depression, financial hardship and socioeconomic issues. These are serious matters that cause problems by worsening the […]

IAM CREST Leads Apprenticeship Outreach Effort in New Jersey

The IAM’s Corporation for Re-Employment and Safety Training (CREST) recently spearheaded a webinar to help drum up participation in skilled trade apprenticeships in New Jersey. The event, which touted the District 15 Automotive Technician and Diesel Mechanic Apprenticeship Training Program, coincided with National Apprenticeship Week activities in the Garden State. Ira Stern, the IAM’s New Jersey Training and Apprenticeship […]

Machinists Union Applauds Biden Administration Executive Order Protecting Service Contract Act Workers

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2021 – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), the largest defense and aerospace labor union in North America, applauds the Biden Administration’s reinstatement of Service Contract Act (SCA) Executive Order 13495, which will greatly improve job security for service contract workers across the country. The IAM led efforts in urging […]