American Democracy is Working

Sisters and Brothers, As the vote count continues nationwide, one thing is clear—IAM members and voters from coast to coast turned out in record numbers. Despite the pandemic and deliberate barriers to silence our voices, more people voted in this election than any in the history of our country. Local election officials are doing their […]

Frontline Transportation Workers Persevere Through Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the livelihoods and safety of all Americans, especially those working on the frontlines. Transportation air and rail members, whose jobs are essential to moving travelers and goods across our country, have not only battled through the devastating effects of the virus, but had to do so without a coordinated, national […]

Vote. Stay in Line. Count Every Ballot.

Sisters and Brothers, Election Day is here. Polls will soon begin to close and we are about to start seeing results in this extremely important election. Of course, if you have not already voted—please go make your voice heard now. If you’re on line when the polls close, you will be able to vote. Visit […]

Broken Promise: Harley-Davidson in Missouri

After operating for over 20 years, Harley-Davidson closed its factory in Kansas City, MO in May 2019, resulting in the loss of jobs for about 800 IAM members. Harley’s announcement about the closing of the Kansas City plant coincided with their opening of an assembly plant in Thailand. “It was devastating,” said IAM member and […]

Have You Voted Yet?

We wanted to check in to make sure you have voted or have a plan to vote in this very important election. Visit to get all the information you need to vote. You may remember that IAM members voted to endorse Joe Biden in a first-of-its-kind membership vote this March. Click here to view […]

Introducing the Winter 2020-2021 IAM Journal

The IAM Communication Department is proud to announce the release of the Winter 2020-2021 IAM Journal. The latest edition of the IAM’s flagship publication is hitting mailboxes now and is available online . This has been difficult year for our country, and the Machinists Union family is no exception. The articles in this edition are […]