2017 IAM Legislative
As part of the 2017 IAM Legislative Conference, Fighting Machinists from across the United States hit Capitol Hill to remind their elected representatives of who they are supposed to represent.
Attendees lobbied members of Congress on the issues that affect IAM members most – trade, defense funding, retirement security, health care costs and much more. Delegates also heard from allies in Congress and attended a congressional reception hosted by the IAM.
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The Senate Commerce Committee Thursday approved customer service assault language into their Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Bill. This language will help protect Customer Service Agents (CSAs) against physical abuse. The IAM applauds both the House and Senate for including this language, along with the 10-hour rest rule for flight attendants, into their bills. But, unlike […]
Today is the day to call your U.S. representative and ask them to stand up against assault on Customer Service Agents at U.S. airports. Across the country, an increasing number of Airline Customer Service Representatives are being physically assaulted on a daily basis. Some of these injuries have been life-altering. CALL NOW: 202-224-3121 Tell your […]
Sisters and Brothers, A plan was released to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Act enabled 20 million previously uninsured people to obtain medical coverage. The repeal and replace bill would slash or eliminate health benefits for tens of millions of people while granting tax breaks to the wealthiest Americans. The […]
A referendum petition was filed a few short hours after Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens signed a bill into law, making Missouri the country’s 28th “right-to-work” state. The referendum petition will freeze the law and put it on the ballot in 2018. The law forces unions to allow people to opt out of paying union dues while […]
Republicans Look to Strip Away Transportation Workers’ Rights House Republicans introduced a bill Wednesday that would establish Right to Work policies nationwide, including the airline and rail sectors. Such a law would severely affect transportation workers in their fight for economic equality and it would increase the power of corporations over their employees. This law […]