Insight & Remembrance Memorial Day 2016

MEMORIAL DAY HISTORY U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs….Office of Public Affairs Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of […]

Racial-Backlash-Against-the-President…Truth or Fiction?

Washingtonpost.Com This interesting segment appeared in a post on Facebook around 18 May 2016. The contents of the information presented and the opinions expressed in this posting does not necessarily reflect the views of the […]

Obama/Perez Historic Rule Change on Overtime

OVERTIME Wage and Hour Division (WHD) Final Rule: Overtime Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act On May 18, 2016, President Obama […]

With Great Sadness

IAM Mourns Retired GVP Bob Thayer Fri. May 13, 2016 “Bob Thayer will be long remembered and greatly missed by his many friends in the IAM,” said IAM International President Bob Martinez. “Bob was a […]

The Latest Court Battle Over Obamacare

Federal judge strikes down Obamacare payments Article via USA TODAY…Republicans win Round 1 in latest court battle over Obamacare Richard Wolf, Gregory Korte and Jayne O’Donnell, USA TODAY 3:34 p.m. EDT May 12, 2016 Republicans […]

2016 IAM Legislative Conference “Machinist On The Hill”

Machinists Hit Capitol Hill To Talk Working Family Issues IAM President Bob Martinez delivers the keynote address at the 2016 IAM Legislative Conference in Washington, DC. Hundreds of IAM members are on Capitol Hill this […]

Breaking News NC HB2 The Debate!

Justice Department Files Complaint Against the State of North Carolina McCrory’s Return Salvo To The Fed’s Attack On NC’s Bathroom Law North Carolina sues Justice Department over HB2   Montel Williams Joins Megyn Kelly To […]

Happy Birthday IAM..128 Years

IAM International President Bob Martinez issued the following statement commemorating the 128th anniversary of the IAM’s founding: “May 5 marks the 128th anniversary since 19 Machinists met in secret to create the organization known today […]

Say it Ain’t So…My,My,My!!!

North Carolina transgender law violates civil rights law: DOJ Article appearing on http://www.aol.com/article/2016/05/04 via http://thomsonreuters.com/..May 4th 2016 5:24PM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TOLD NORTH CAROLINA’S GOVERNOR ON WEDNESDAY THE STATES TRANSGENDER BATHROOM LAW VIOLATES AMERICANS’ […]