Nov. 5, 2015 – I posted an image of a recent communication from Beverly Wyse concerning the IAM – I would like to share our email response to Beverly. Beverly, It’s my understanding that you came from a union family. So, you understand how important good union wages can be for workers and their loved ones. That’s one of the reasons I’m so optimistic about the future at BSC. Although we’re not there yet, I look forward to a time when … Read More
The IAM and other unions in North Charleston have committed to helping workers in the area secure better wages and benefits. The IAM’s Machinists News Network recently visited to take a closer look at what unions are doing to help the community. Watch the video here.
IMPORTANT – On September 1st, the National Labor Relations Board adopted a final rule which allows for electronic signatures on authorizations cards. Starting immediately, all hourly Boeing workers can sign an authorization card by simply clicking the link provided below. From the privacy of your home or handheld device, you can choose to join your co-workers in supporting the current organizing campaign for a better Boeing for all workers. The same legal protections that apply to hard copy cards also … Read More
During the organizing campaign leading up to the April 2015 vote, one issue was addressed in the December 2014 IAM newsletter that seems to be very relevant today. The concern was, “will Boeing workers from Everett, Washington have the right to bump a BSC employee under an IAM contract?” This was a scare tactic being put out there from Boeing management. Now, here we are in November of 2015 and Boeing management is turning your fears into reality, precisely because … Read More