The Fight is Not Over

Washington lawmakers recently agreed on a spending package to avoid another government shutdown. The spending package includes a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal employees. It does not include back pay for more than 1 million federal contract workers, like many IAM members who work alongside federal employees from NASA to the FAA.  “The rejection […]

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Wichita Machinists On Strike

Feb. 12, 2019, WICHITA, Kan. – Seventeen Machinists Union members at FlightSafety Services Corp. (FSSC) on McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita began a strike at 6 a.m. on Feb. 12. The members (IAM District 70, Local 708) provide quality training for Air Force pilots and refuel boom operators and maintain flight simulators for the […]

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