Wisconsin Local 1260 Honors 50-Year Members

IAM Local 1260 in New Holstein, WI honored union retirees at a banquet commemorating their 50 years of membership in the Machinists Union. Thirty-two members were recognized for their service and nine attended the event. The annual banquet was hosted by Machinists Union Local 1260 President Bonnie Polster. Honorees, who primarily worked in the local […]

Senate GOP’s HEALS Act Hurts Working Families

The GOP has released the details of their latest COVID-19 relief legislation named the “HEALS Act.” The proposed legislation not only cuts unemployment benefits to the 20 to 30 million Americans who are currently out of work, but falls short in just about every area of concern for working families. “This legislation is a slap […]

Machinists Integral in NASA Launch to Mars

The Machinists Union once again played an important part in a successful United Launch Alliance NASA launch from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. On Thursday morning, the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, launched with the Atlas V rocket, began a historic seven-month trek to Mars. Upon landing, the rover will search for signs that microorganisms possibly lived […]

Join an AFL-CIO Constituency Group

Power in numbers means collective strength, whether we’re negotiating together for a fair return on our work or doing what it takes to service the communities we live in. The same can be said for the AFL-CIO’s constituency groups, which address challenges that workers from underrepresented groups face. The Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) represents […]