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FROM "WE ARE THE IAM....AND WE'RE PLEASED TO MEET YOU."
"Justice on the job.
Service to its members. That's the IAM.
Cost-of-living escalators so that wage rates rise with living costs.
Increased purchasing power to provide a higher standard of living.
Paid sick leave and life insurance for workers; employer-paid hospital, medical, dental and eye care benefits for workers and their families.
Equal pay for equal work regardless of sex, race, or national origin.
A safe, healthful workplace.
Shorter work week with double time for voluntary overtime.
Restrictions on subcontracting.
Employer-paid insurance for worn, broken, or stolen tools.
Joint apprentice training and retraining on the job.
Portable pensions with optional early retirement benefits.
Severance pay and supplemental unemployment benefits.
IAM MEMBER'S RIGHTS
The IAM Constitution guarantees every union member these rights:
The right to first-class membership regardless of sex, race, or national origin.
The right to attend union meetings and to speak freely.
The right to nominate members for union office, in the local and international union.
The right to voice and vote on proposals for wages and working conditions to be negotiated with management.
The right to vote by secret ballot on nominees for union offices.
The right to voice and vote on terms of labor-management agreements.
The right to speak out against any policy or candidate for union office without interference.
The right to start a recall petition against any officer of the international union.
The right to run for any local union office after one year's membership, for any international union office after five years.
The right to a secret ballot vote on any strike action.
The right to receive strike benefits after three months' membership.
The right to receive an accounting of all union finances from the local, district, and international union.
The right to be fully informed on union policy.
The right to elect local union delegates to IAM conventions where constitutional changes are voted.
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