District Lodge 141 Legislative and MNPL Director Dave Roderick gives a summary of activities at the 2019 IAMAW Legislative Conference that took place on May 6th through May 8th in Washington, DC. Delegates heard from elected officials and candidates for president and also visited the offices of their representatives to talk about issues that are important to Machinists Union members. The implementation of the FAA Re-Authorization Act of 2018, protection of the rights of workers to organize, repeal of “right to work” laws and restoring pay to federal contractors who were furloughed during the government shutdown were among the top issues that were discussed with lawmakers.

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