Category: Local News

IAM Transportation Conference 2019 Las Vegas

“This is exactly what Americans are sick and tired of. And it’s not just American Airlines. Companies make good profits in America, and then they shut down and move to some desperate developing country. “American Airlines is not a poor, struggling company,” Sanders continued. “Last year, it made a net profit of $1.4 billion. This […]

Submit Your Entries for the IAM Photo Contest Calling all IAM members who enjoy taking photos. The 2019 IAM Photography contest is now open, so get out your cameras or smartphones and start snapping some pics.

Calling all IAM members who enjoy taking photos. The 2019 IAM Photography contest is now open, so get out your cameras or smartphones and start snapping some pics. Submit your pictures of IAM members in their workplace, union function or performing community service for a chance to win a cash prize have your photo featured […]

Video Timeline: Why IAM Flight Simulator Instructors are Fighting for Fairness

About 17 Machinists members from IAM District 70 in Kansas are walking the picket line in freezing weather. The civilian contractors, a bargaining unit of U.S. Air Force cockpit simulator instructors at FlightSafety Services in Wichita, were forced to go on strike after noticing an error in their contract, a costly mistake that must be […]

TCU Local 2508 Member James Lake Goes Above and Beyond for Amtrak Passengers

  In an Amtrak train stalled in mountain snow, with 183 people stranded, James Lake didn’t hesitate to give a hand. James is an on-board lead service attendant for Amtrak and member of TCU Local 2508. Lake was running the Coffee Car on the Amtrak Coast Starlight route from Washington to Southern California when the […]