After nearly eight years leading the union, two decades on the Executive Council and more than 43 years of membership, IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. has announced that he will retire, effective Jan. 1, 2024. IAM Resident General Vice President Brian Bryant will succeed Martinez as the IAM’s next international president. Martinez’s historic tenure
TCU/IAM National Vice President Jack Dinsdale leading a rally to protest to closure and outsourcing of 500 jobs at Amtrak’s Riverside, CA call center. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)
Yesterday, TCU/IAM members from Amtrak’s Riverside call center rallied to save their jobs.
Nearly 600 Machinist Union Members at United Launch Alliance will soon vote on a new offer from the company. The negotiating committee is recommending this new agreement to the membership. Machinist members have been on strike against the company since Monday, May 7, 2018 at facilities in Decatur, AL, Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA, and Cape Canaveral, FL.
A recent release from the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) states: A new benefit year under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act begins July 1, 2016. The maximum daily benefit rate payable for claims remains at $72 in the new benefit year. Benefits are normally paid for the number of days of unemployment or sickness over four
A rose sits on a newly laid brick in honor of fallen TCU-IAM Local 5092 member Peter Adamovich, a 34-year Amtrak employee who was killed on the job while trying to save a colleague. IAM International President Bob Martinez speaks offers condolences and a promise to continue to fight for safer workplaces at the IAM