Railroad Retirement Board Appeals Procedures

Persons claiming retirement, disability, survivor, unemployment or sickness benefits from the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) have the right to appeal unfavorable determinations on their claims. The RRB released a questions and answers that describes the appeals process for persons whose claims under the Railroad Retirement Act or Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act are denied, or who…

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2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup “Tribute to Labor” Event

  Join the IAM and dozens of other labor unions in participating in the 2016 “Tribute to Labor” race day at the Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL on September 18, 2016. The one-day event, held each year in honor of labor unions, will be a part of the kick-off race in the Chase for the…

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IAM Apparel and Accessories Now Available Online

  You can now purchase your favorite IAM apparel online with the launch of MachinistsGear.com. With 145 total products available, there is something to suit everyone’s style and taste. “It has been a long time coming and it’s finally here. At your request the IAM online store is now open for you to purchase your…

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IAM GVP Conigliaro Addresses Rally to Save Pensions

  IAM General Vice President Jim Conigliaro, along with many members of Congress and labor and community leaders, spoke on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in support of the Keep Our Pensions Promises Act, a bill that would protect the pensions of retired workers. WATCH: Retirees Rally Congress to Protect Pensions “The IAM will…

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IAM Members at United Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contracts

  Approximately 30,000 IAM-represented workers at United Airlines have overwhelmingly ratified seven contracts in the Fleet Service, Passenger Service, Storekeeper, Maintenance Instructor, Fleet Technical Instructor and Related and Security Officer classifications. The five-year accords run through 2021 and provide industry-best wages, work protections and retirement security, among other improvements. “IAM members at United Airlines can…

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