Category Archive: iMail

Jan 15 2019

Thousands Rally to End Government Shutdown

Thousands came together at a rally in Washington, D.C. to demand an end to the current government shutdown, now the longest in U.S. history. IAM members who work for a NASA contractor and the Housing and Urban Development Department were on hand to address the crowd outside the AFL-CIO. WATCH: Machinists Demand Stop to Shutdown …

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Jan 15 2019

Ceraso Appointed to Head IAM Addiction Services

IAM International President Bob Martinez announced the appointment of Vinny Ceraso as Assistant Director of the IAM Employee Assistance Program and he will be in charge of IAM Addiction Services. “Vinny Ceraso comes from our ranks and he brings valuable skills and experience to this new position in our union,” said Martinez. “I have great …

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Jan 10 2019

Striking Illinois Local 2068 on Activate L!VE

More than 170 Rochelle, IL IAM Local 2068 members have been on strike with Silgan Containers for over a month. Local 2068 President Rick Pease joined Activate L!VE to bring us up to date on their fight for better wages, benefits and working conditions. You can watch Pease’s interview on Wednesday’s show on: FacebookYouTubeTwitter Activate …

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Jan 09 2019

Help Us Stop the Shutdown

More than 800,000 federal workers and contractors, including thousands of IAM and NFFE-IAM Federal District 1 members, are affected by this needless government shutdown. Our members and their families are about to face their first payday without a paycheck this week. Here’s what you can do NOW to help: 1) Call our hotline at 866-803-8830 …

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Jan 08 2019

Stop the Shutdown

The government shutdown is now in its third week. And IAM members are still feeling the pain. More than 800,000 federal workers and contractors, including thousands of IAM and NFFE-IAM Federal District 1 members, are affected by this ridiculous government shutdown. Please sign the IAM’s petition asking Senators to push Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell …

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Jan 08 2019

Federal Employees Collective Bargaining Program

The IAM will conduct a Federal Employees Collective Bargaining program April 7–12, 2019 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. The program will be useful to stewards and officers who negotiate in the federal sector. It will focus on areas including negotiating ground rules, preparing the local lodge for negotiations, …

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Jan 08 2019

Illinois Strike Update and MLK Conference Preview on Activate L!VE Wednesday

IAM Local 2068 President Rick Pease will join Activate L!VE this week to give us the latest on the more than 170 members who have been on strike since December 8, 2018 for better wages, benefits and working conditions at Silgan Containers in Rochelle, IL. Nakisha Lewis, Director of the AFL-CIO Civil, Human and Women’s …

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Jan 08 2019

Draayers Joins Grand Lodge Auditor Staff

IAM General Secretary-Treasurer Dora Cervantes has announced the appointment of Cordell Draayers as Grand Lodge Auditor, effective January 1, 2019. “Brother Draayer is a great addition to our Grand Lodge Auditor staff,” said GST Cervantes. “The knowledge and experience he gained through years of service to his local and district will benefit our members and …

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