IAM Member Rights

THE RIGHT to membership regardless of sex, race or national origin.

THE RIGHT to attend union meetings and speak freely.

THE RIGHT to nominate members for union office in the Local, District and International.

THE RIGHT to run for any union office.

THE RIGHT to vote by secret ballot on nominees for union offices.

THE RIGHT to a voice and a vote on proposals for wage increases and improved working conditions that are negotiated with management.

THE RIGHT to speak out against any policy or candidate for union office without fear or interference.

THE RIGHT to a secret ballot vote on any strike action.

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 through official publications and bulletins.

THE RIGHT to propose changes in the IAM constitution.

THE RIGHT to elect Local union delegates to the IAM Convention, where constitutional changes are voted.