Fuentes Appointed IAM Grand Lodge Auditor

Mariaelena Fuentes, formerly a District W2021 organizer, has been appointed to serve as a Grand Lodge Auditor. Fuentes will serve District and Local Lodges in Auditing Zone 4, which covers Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A member of IAM Local 2917 since 2007, Fuentes has served […]

President Biden Honors Labor Unions, Essential Workers at White House

President Biden delivered a historic speech from the White House recognizing unions and essential workers for their sacrifices and courage in keeping America moving during the COVID-19 pandemic. The president honored the legacy of the late AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka and took a moment of silence to remember working people who have passed away from the virus.   The president called for the passage […]

El Comité del IAM Local 2275 de Puerto Rico se Prepara para Negociaciones Contractuales con PepsiCo Caribbean

Miembros del Comité Negociador del IAM Local 2725 de Puerto Rico, recientemente completaron un curso semanal de preparación para las próximas negociaciones con PepsiCo Caribbean, Inc. Las negociaciones colectivas para un nuevo contrato laboral cubrirán a los vendedores de Frito-Lay. Las preparaciones negociadoras en persona, que tomaron lugar en San Juan, fueron extremadamente valorables dijo […]

Puerto Rico IAM Local 2275 Committee Prepares for Contract Talks at PepsiCo Caribbean

Members of Puerto Rico’s IAM Local 2725 Negotiating Committee recently completed a week-long negotiation preparation course ahead of collective bargaining for a new labor contract covering Frito-Lay salesmen (vendedores) at PepsiCo Caribbean, Inc. The hands-on negotiation preparation, held in San Juan, was extremely valuable, said Jose Rodriquez Baez, Service Representative. The panel was comprised of many first-time bargaining committee […]

‘Houston Strong’ IAM Airline Workers Show Solidarity on Labor Day

There are heroes throughout the corridors of Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and at airports and railroads across the country. On Labor Day, leadership of the IAM Transportation Department visited with airline members at Houston’s busy hub. Richard Johnsen, Chief of Staff to the International President, and Edison Fraser, IAM Transportation Coordinator, joined representatives from IAM […]