IAM&AW Local Lodge 610

Cape Canaveral, Florida

Month: November 2014

Pentagon funnels billions to foreign factories ignoring Buy American laws

Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) is hopping mad and for good reason. The former co-chair of the Congressional Buy American Caucus is accusing the Pentagon of ignoring Buy American laws, procuring goods overseas when they are available domestically, and sacrificing good-paying American jobs by opting for supposedly cheaper imports. Senator Murphy says that the Pentagon is […]

IAM Takes First Place For Organizing Wins

The IAM had the highest representation election win rate among the 10 largest U.S. unions in the first six months of 2014, winning over 90 percent of its elections, according to National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) data analyzed by the Bloomberg Bureau of National Affairs. AFL-CIO affiliate unions as a whole won two-thirds of elections […]

Labor Rallies to #StopFastTrack

The #StopFastTrack Week of Action is in full swing as labor and other trade advocacy organizations across the country rally to stop Congress from passing “Fast Track Trade Authority,” legislation that would allow for the swift passage of the highly-flawed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. Thousands of protesters took to the streets with door-to-door canvassing […]

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