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Updated: February 5, 2018 — 12:21 pm

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  • Kansas City Members at Harley Standing Up to Company February 15, 2018
    IAM Local 176 members in Kansas City, Mo. are asking questions of how their employer, Harley-Davidson, decided to shutter its facility there by early 2019. The closure affects 572 Machinists Union members at Harley and Syncreon Members recently sat down with the Kansas City Business Journal to talk about how to deal with Harley-Davidson plans […]
  • IAM Florida Sugar Workers Visit Capitol Hill February 15, 2018
    IAM Florida Sugar Workers made a visit to Capitol Hill this week to highlight the importance of sugarcane farming to the nation’s economy. IAM Florida Sugar Workers jobs include every part of the sugarcane farming, milling and refining processes on American soil, including many positions requiring skilled trades, such as machinists and welders. “Meeting the […]
  • Black Labor History on this Week’s Activate L!VE February 15, 2018
    Charlie Micallef, retired Director of the IAM Retirees, Community Service and EAP Departments, joined this week’s program to talk about past struggles to bring black workers into the established union movement. As the Machinists’ unofficial historian, Micallef explained how hard it was for African Americans to break the color barrier in unions, including within the […]
  • Deadline Extended for Federal Employees Collective Bargaining Program February 15, 2018
    The Machinists Union will conduct a Federal Employees Collective Bargaining program April 29–May 4, 2018 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. The enrollment deadline has been extended until March 9, 2018. The program will be useful to stewards and officers who negotiate in the federal sector. Training will focus on areas […]
  • Roman Mayfield, A True Trade Unionist February 15, 2018
    Below is an article provided by IAM District 751 and was originally posted in 2009. We are reissuing it today in honor of Black History Month. The IAM lost a true hero and friend when brother Roman Mayfield passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2002 after a prolonged illness. Roman was truly adored by the […]
  • Enroll in the IAM Young Machinists Training Program February 15, 2018
    Millennials are our future and research shows they are the driving force in advocating workplace change. The IAM embraces the ever-increasing influence young workers have on public policy and social consciousness. The IAM will host the first of two young worker training programs May 6–11, 2018 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, […]
  • Make a Difference at the 2018 Legislative Conference February 15, 2018
    Don’t like the way things are going in Washington, DC? Attend the IAM Legislative Conference May 7-9, 2018 and be part of the solution that will make a difference. Join hundreds of IAM members in Washington, DC to lobby for policies that actually benefit working people. As part of the 2018 IAM Legislative Conference, Fighting […]
  • IAM/Lockheed Take On Economics February 13, 2018
    With a stroke of the pen, everything can change for the close to 4200 Machinists and their families whose lives will be touched by the Lockheed Martin Negotiations taking place in San Antonio, TX over the next few weeks.  The strength of that statement is not lost to the Union Representatives gathered at this table, […]
  • Minnesota, Machinists Union Stepping Up to Support Electrolux Workers February 13, 2018
    IAM Local 623 members are receiving an outpouring of support after management at Electrolux, a Sweden-based freezer and refrigerator manufacturer, announced the closing of its St. Cloud, Minn., plant. More than 900 IAM members will have their jobs terminated by 2020 if the company goes through with the closing. On Saturday, Feb. 10, IAM members […]
  • GVP Gruber Visits Local 701 Auto Mechanics Still on Strike in Chicago February 13, 2018
    You make your union proud and we have your back, said IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Phil Gruber during a recent visit with IAM Local 701 auto mechanics on strike in Libertyville, IL. The nine workers at Napleton Cadillac have been on strike since August 1, 2017. They joined the nearly 2,000 other Local […]
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