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AFL-CIO leader meets AMLO in Mexico City   By: Blanca Gómez – September 6, 2019 PHARR, RGV – President Andrés Manuel López Obrador met on Wednesday with Richard Trumka, president of AFL-CIO, the largest trade union group in the U.S. Under the terms of USMCA, the successor trade agreement to NAFTA, Mexico is required to apply new, stricter labor laws. Trumka wants […]

Las Cruces Student Awarded 2019 Union Plus Scholarship

The Union Plus Scholarship Program announced its 2019 winners totaling $170,000 in scholarships. The list of 108 students includes members of two IAM families who were recognized for their academic achievement and exhibition of union values. Kaitlyn Neal of Las Cruces, NM, daughter of IAM Local 2515 member Ronald Neal, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship. […]

One Year Deal for Machinists at McConnell AFB

From IAMAW IMAIL, June 13, 2019.          IAM Local 708 members in Wichita, KS have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with FlightSafety Services Corporation (FSSC), securing a one-year contract that comes with substantial increases and security for the future. “I admire the strength and solidarity of these Machinists, many of whom fought […]