Wisconsin Judge Agrees with IAM, Rules Against ‘Right-to-Work’ Law

A Wisconsin judge has sided with the Machinists Union in a case challenging the state’s private sector “right-to-work” law. IAM Local 1061 in Milwaukee, the Wisconsin AFL-CIO and United Steelworkers District 2 in Menasha, WI argued the law was an unlawful seizure of property because it required private-sector unions to extend benefits to workers who…

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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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