News From: IAM

by Brian Young | on Jun 04, 2018

Organizing Victories in Right to Work States

Organizing a union in a Right to Work state is difficult. Often these states are not friendly to unions and have created laws and an environment that make it even tougher than normal to organize. For...

by Brian Young | on Mar 06, 2018

Machinist Union Wins Unjust Firing Case

Many people who are not members of a union often see them as just banks for politicians. This is even the crux of the Janus v. AFSCME case. In reality, much of the work that they do is to protect...

by Brian Young | on Sep 19, 2017

A Tale of 3 Strikes

Workers around the world are being taken advantage of by companies that will stop at nothing to make a quick buck for their executives and shareholders. While employers are looking to cut corners and...

by Kate Hogan | on Sep 08, 2017

Successful Union Elections

It seems like every time you turn on the television, upsetting headlines are splattered across the screen. In these sad times, we at UCOMM thought it would help if we brought you some good news. In...

by Brian Young | on Aug 29, 2017

Help Rebuild after Harvey

Over the last week, one of the worst storms to ever hit the United States has ravaged the Houston area. Hurricane Harvey hit the Lone Star State as a Category 4 hurricane and dropped over 40 inches...

by Brian Young | on Aug 28, 2017

Who is Ogletree?

When a workforce is organizing and the employer wants to bust the union, anti-union law firms are brought in to guide the company. These high-priced lawyers are brought in with one goal, to squash...

Dropkick Murphys - Take 'Em Down
by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 27, 2017

Organized Labor's Rock Band

Last week, one of organized labor’s favorite bands, the Dropkick Murphy’s, held a concert exclusively for union members in Ohio. The concert, called Union Night, was held as...

by Press and Media | on Feb 13, 2017

3,000 to vote on union this Wednesday

Boeing's (anti-union) videos are being aired on local TV stations - including during the Super Bowl - and also shown in break rooms at the plant, mechanic Elliott Slater, 57, who supports the...

by Guest Post | on Dec 14, 2016

The South Wants Unions

In an 18-hour stretch between December 8 and 9, the IAM won three separate organizing drives to represent nearly 300 working people in Florida and Kentucky.First, IAM District 711 won elections for...

by Workers Indepen... | on Dec 09, 2016

Fighting until the last breath

This article originally appeared on Workers Independent News.Three hundred twelve IAMAW members in St. Louis have been told by the GKN company that their jobs are going to a non-union Alabama plant...

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