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IAM Florida Sugar Workers Defeat Anti-Sugar Amendment

IAM Florida Sugar workers and the IAM Legislative Team have defeated an anti-sugar worker farm bill amendment that would have flooded the U.S. market with subsidized imports and depressed farmers’ take-home pay. The Foxx-Davis amendment would have caused the loss of thousands of U.S. jobs. Thanks to the IAM’s work on Capitol Hill, its defeat […]

‘Right to Work’ Deceives Working People

Original release date: February 1, 2018 Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the national “right to work” bill: Right to work is a lie dressed up in a feel-good slogan. It doesn’t give workers freedom—instead, it weakens our right to join together and bargain for better wages and working conditions. Its end goal is […]

Ohio Machinists at Gradall Strike to Defend Working Families

A company attack on healthcare is being met by a strike of nearly 200 IAM Local 1285 (District 54) members at Gradall Industries in New Philadelphia, Ohio. The excavator manufacturing company wants the ability to arbitrarily change employee healthcare benefits and contributions. In 2016, the company used similar language to yank coverage from spouses of […]

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