The Same Old Song and Dance

Every time workers try to unionize, employers do the same old song and dance.   Look for these tunes:   LETTERS HOME: All of a sudden, employers become very concerned about you and the welfare of your family.  They may begin sending letters to your home designed to be read by both you and your […]

Campaign Update 9-19-2020

When MAM submitted their Statement of Position (SOP) to the National Labor Relations Board on 09-14-2020, they requested a manual, in-person election to be held at the museum. We strongly disagree with this position due to the current furlough of MAM staff and the safety risks posed by the pandemic.  We underscore our request for […]

The Union Difference

One anti-union message that employers often use is that workers and their unions have no power to change things.  Don’t fall for it.  By organizing with the IAM, you and your co-workers will be able to wrestle away some of the unilateral control that MAM currently has over your jobs and livelihoods.  MAM workers need […]


“A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.” —A. Philip Randolph   “Until you have a seat at the table, you’re probably on the menu.” —Elizabeth Warren   “The reinvention of daily life means marching off […]

Announcing the next IAM MAM All-Staff Meeting: 09-10-2020

All MAM non-management staff are welcome to participate in weekly IAM MAM Union All-Staff meetings in order to connect and communicate with co-workers, receive campaign updates, and get their union related questions answered. IAM MAM All-Staff MEETING Time:              6:00PM   Thursday, Sept 10th, 2020 Location:        BlueJeans Virtual Meeting Platform.  For […]

CONGRATULATIONS! You Made it Happen – Your Petition was Filed!

Your election will be held!  The petition for your secret ballot election was filed with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) office in Region 18, Minneapolis, MN. This is a direct result of you and your co-workers standing up to say enough is enough and to demand a seat at the table. You had the […]

Announcing the next IAM MAM All-Staff Meeting: 09-03-2020

Open to all non-management MAM Staff who would like to receive campaign updates and to ask questions: IAM MAM All-Staff MEETING Time:              6:00PM   Thursday, Sept 3, 2020 Location:        BlueJeans Virtual Meeting Platform.  For an meeting invitation, please: DM our Facebook page: IAM MAM UNION or email Anne:   […]

The Art Museum Rejects Voluntary Recognition

The museum announced to staff yesterday that they do not intend to recognize our union voluntarily, canceling a meeting planned between the union and the museum. We look forward to an election.

IAM MAM Workers Have a Right to Equity

MAM Workers have a right to equity in the workplace. It’s not up for debate. We MAM workers are proud of our jobs and of where we work, and we stand proudly together with our coworkers.  As MAM employees, we’ve dedicated ourselves to service, creativity, and hard work because we love the institution, our coworkers, […]

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