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First Contract Brings Big Raises, Better Benefits for Ohio District 34 Service Contract Members

IAM District 34 recently successfully negotiated a first contract with Valiant Government Services for 25 new IAM members working at Wright Patterson Air Force Base under the Service Contract Act (SCA). Highlights of the three-year agreement include: Wage increase averaging 25% in year one Doubling of health and welfare contributions from the employer Shift and […]

Amidst Great Challenges, President Biden Continues Historic Progress for Working Families

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2023 – Robert Martinez Jr., International President of the 600,000-member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), released the following statement regarding President Biden’s State of the Union address: “As one of the largest and most diverse labor unions in the United States, the Machinists Union cares first and foremost about […]

IAM Rail Division Takes Center Stage as Biden Rolls Out Historic Infrastructure Projects

The IAM and the Transportation Communications Union (TCU/IAM) were important parts of two recent presidential visits announcing funding for projects from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. President Biden appeared next to an IAM-made Amtrak Acela locomotive in Baltimore, with the IAM logo proudly displayed. He announced that funds from the new law would replace the 150-year-old […]