Category Archive: iMail

Mar 19 2019

Spanish Leadership I Kicks Off 2019 at Winpisinger Center

The IAM’s world-class education facility, the Winpisinger Center, hosted its first Spanish program of 2019 with Spanish Leadership I from March 10–15. Participants from all over the United States and Puerto Rico Territory gathered for a week of intense training to study in a wide range of subjects. “I did not know what to expect …

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Mar 19 2019

Liderazgo en Español I Lanza el 2019 en el Centro Winpisinger

El centro de educación de clase mundial de IAM, el Winpisinger Center, organizó su primer programa de español en 2019 con Liderazgo en Español I del 10 al 15 de marzo. Participantes de todo Estados Unidos y el territorio de Puerto Rico se reunieron durante una semana de capacitación intensa para estudiar en una amplia …

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Mar 14 2019

IAM Supports Bill Targeting Companies That Offshore Jobs

The Machinists Union is throwing support behind a bill that cracks down on companies that ship jobs overseas. The “No Tax Breaks for Outsourcing Act” (S. 780/H.R. 1711) would make multinationals pay the same tax rate on profits earned abroad as they do in the United States. It’s time to make our tax system fairer …

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Mar 14 2019

Machinists Reach Tentative Agreement with UPS Freight and Package Systems

IAM Representatives from across the U.S., led by Eastern Territory General Vice President Jimmy Conigliaro Sr., reached a tentative agreement yesterday with United Parcel Service (UPS) and UPS Freight. The five-year accord covers nearly 3,000 IAM-represented mechanics at UPS locations, and UPS Freight facilities, who will decide whether to ratify the agreement. “The IAM negotiating …

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Mar 14 2019

California District 947 Wins Monumental Lawsuit

From left: District 947 President and Directing Business Representative Sal Vasquez, Wendy Marquez and Assistant Directing Business Representative Gabe De Alba at the Hart Library in Long Beach, CA. The leadership of District 947 came to the aid of public sector workers in the City of Long Beach who were being paid below the California …

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Mar 14 2019

Never Forget the Heroes

The IAM is urging members of Congress to co-sponsor the “Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act.” This legislation would ensure that all 9/11 first responders and survivors injured by the toxins at Ground Zero and have certified 9/11 illnesses would receive their full compensation through the September …

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Mar 14 2019

IAM Benefit Funds Office Launches New Website

The IAM Benefit Funds Office is excited to announce the launch of our new website. After a year of hard work and development, the new site, www.iambfo.org, was launched Monday, March 11. The new landing page allows users to easily access all three funds—the IAM National Pension Fund, the IAM National 401(k) Fund and the …

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Mar 12 2019

Machinists Call for Social Security Expansion

The IAM represented the labor movement on Capitol Hill by calling for an expansion in the earned benefits of Social Security. “The labor movement firmly believes that an individual retirement savings plan is not an adequate substitute for the guaranteed retirement benefit a pension provides, and the fact that this substitution is occurring is one …

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