Our Community Service and Women’s Committees are hosting a toiletry/socks and “pamper me” drive for the women’s shelter. Donations by 5-7-2019


MARCH        2019

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  • Vote Now to Pick the Cutest IAM Dog March 21, 2019
    This March, IAM is hosting our first ever Puppy March Madness fundraiser to benefit our favorite charity, Guide Dogs of America. With a $1 donation, our members can cast a vote for the cutest Machinist pup! Dogs will move to the next round by getting the most votes in this March Madness-style bracket competition. Vote […]
  • Six Weeks In March 21, 2019
    Six weeks on strike is tough; ask anyone who has ever walked in those shoes. But for the members of Local 708 on strike against FlightSafety Services Corporation (FSSC) in Wichita, KS, there’s really no other choice than to carry on. “What we so often forget when a strike is taking place is the passion is […]
  • 2019 IAM International President’s Capital Classic Golf Tournament March 21, 2019
    As part of our efforts to raise money for the 2020 IAM Grand Lodge Convention in San Diego, we are proud to host the inaugural IAM International President’s Capital Classic Golf Tournament. All proceeds will benefit the 2020 Grand Lodge Convention. IAM International President’s Capital Classic Monday, August 5, 2019 National Golf Club, 300 St. […]
  • Machinists Reengage on Fight for Federal Contract Worker Back Pay March 19, 2019
    The Machinists Union, the AFL-CIO and members of Congress are still fighting to secure back pay for federal contract workers. More than 1 million federal contract workers went without pay during the longest government shutdown in history. After GOP Senators blocked inclusion of federal contractor back pay in the funding bill that ended the shutdown, […]
  • New Jersey Auto and Diesel Techs Complete IAM CREST Apprenticeship Program March 19, 2019
    Since 2009 IAM CREST has worked with IAM District 15 to encourage New Jersey high school students interested in careers as automotive and diesel technicians to enroll in the IAM Apprenticeship Program. At the latest District 15 meeting, apprenticeship completion certificates were awarded to seven students who enrolled in the program in 2015. The new […]
  • Deadline Approaches to Enter the IAM Photo, Newsletter, Website and Video Contests March 19, 2019
    The IAM is encouraging all district and local lodge communicators who produce videos, photos, newsletters and websites to enter their work before the April 1, 2019 deadline. Click here for complete contest rules, entry forms, the official call and other pertinent information. The contests are open to all good-standing local and district lodges that regularly distribute […]
  • Liderazgo en Español I Lanza el 2019 en el Centro Winpisinger March 19, 2019
    El centro de educación de clase mundial de IAM, el Winpisinger Center, organizó su primer programa de español en 2019 con Liderazgo en Español I del 10 al 15 de marzo. Participantes de todo Estados Unidos y el territorio de Puerto Rico se reunieron durante una semana de capacitación intensa para estudiar en una amplia […]
  • IAM Supports Bill Targeting Companies That Offshore Jobs March 14, 2019
    The Machinists Union is throwing support behind a bill that cracks down on companies that ship jobs overseas. The “No Tax Breaks for Outsourcing Act” (S. 780/H.R. 1711) would make multinationals pay the same tax rate on profits earned abroad as they do in the United States.  It’s time to make our tax system fairer […]
  • Machinists Reach Tentative Agreement with UPS Freight and Package Systems March 14, 2019
    IAM Representatives from across the U.S., led by Eastern Territory General Vice President Jimmy Conigliaro Sr., reached a tentative agreement yesterday with United Parcel Service (UPS) and UPS Freight. The five-year accord covers nearly 3,000 IAM-represented mechanics at UPS locations, and UPS Freight facilities, who will decide whether to ratify the agreement. “The IAM negotiating […]
  • California District 947 Wins Monumental Lawsuit March 14, 2019
    The leadership of District 947 came to the aid of public sector workers in the City of Long Beach who were being paid below the California minimum wage by filing a law suit against the city. This injustice was quickly sniffed out and immediately acted upon by President and Directing Business Representative Sal Vasquez and […]
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