Fighting Machinists up and down the eastern seaboard recently attended the Eastern Territory States Conference. The persistent theme throughout the conference was that “labor matters.” “The delegates in this room today from across our great territory, volunteer every election to make calls, knock on doors, and ensure our members are informed voters,” said Eastern Territory General […]
The IAM was well represented at a recent IndustriALL Global Union meeting in Mexico City. Owen Herrnstadt, Chief of Staff to the International President and Director of Globalization, and Macario Camorlinga, Grand Lodge Representative, were in attendance for the IAM. The meeting heralded the formation of the future Federation of Independent Automotive, Auto Parts, Aerospace […]
Part of being a union member is knowing that your union family is here for you when you need it most. The time is now to help Machinists Union members in the path of Hurricane Michael. If you can, please consider donating to the IAM Disaster Relief Fund. The IAM is doing everything we can […]
The William W. Winpisinger Center in Hollywood, MD and Washington, DC-area IAM Automotive Local 1486 (District 4) recently hosted a Rides for Guides Car Show. Nearly 35 vehicles participated and raised more than $5,300 for the IAM’s favorite charity, Guide Dogs of America. More than 30 local business and union sponsors contributed to the event. […]
The Winter 2018-2019 IAM Journal will be hitting the doorsteps on IAM members by early November. Here’s a first look at one of several articles in this edition. When the International Woodworkers of America merged with the Machinists Union in 1994, tens of thousands of timber industry workers found a welcome home as part of […]
The International Association of Machinists dispatched its Disaster Services Department to the devastating scene in the Florida Panhandle where Hurricane Michael destroyed neighborhoods and claimed lives. The post IAM Helps Hurricane Victims in Florida appeared first on IAMAW.
IAM members from 20 local lodges and seven district lodges, representing every territory within our union, have been announced as winners in the IAM Communications Contest. Visit contest.goIAM.org to see all the winners. Each year the IAM recognizes the best Local and District newsletters, websites and photography. Winning photographs will be featured in the 2019 […]
The Winter 2018-2019 IAM Journal will be hitting the doorsteps on IAM members by early November. Here’s a first look at one of several articles in this edition. Situated just west of Texarkana, TX, Red River Army Depot, or RRAD, covers a 50 square mile area and comprises upwards of 1,400 buildings. Since 1941 the […]
If you have not yet made plans to attend the Guide Dogs of America Charity Weekend in Las Vegas, you still have time to join the festivities. The deadline for special hotel room rates is today, Thursday, October 18. Book your room online today. Be sure to use the group code SPDOG8. Register early for […]
Over 300 members of IAM District 751 attended a Member Solidarity Conference last weekend in Seattle. District leadership puts on the conference to educate members on the power they have when standing together in unity. View photos from the Solidarity Conference on the IAM Facebook page. “I appreciated that so many members attended on their […]
Brothers and Sisters, The two mediators assigned to our negotiations have notified the TWU-IAM Association and the Company that three bargaining dates have been scheduled: October 30, January 29-31 and February 12-14. While the Association welcomes the opportunity to negotiate during these dates, these three sessions are simply not enough. We demand and challenge the... […]
Helping Hands: October 2018 Download October focuses on trauma – what it is (and isn’t), how to treat it and the effects it can have on us as adults – after we experienced trauma as children – the ACES study is fascinating – ADVERSE Childhood Experiences can manifest themselves as psychological and physical disorders... […]
President of District Lodge 141 Mike Klemm traveled out west this week to visit IAM members. Here is an inside look at his busy schedule and activities as he went to San Francisco, Honolulu, and Los Angelos airports.
UPDATE: The FAA Re-Authorization Bill of 2018 was approved by the Senate and signed into law by the president on October 5. The US House of Representatives approved the FAA Reauthorization Bill, which includes strong “Union Made” language. The bill is now headed to the Senate. “Machinists should be very proud of the work that... […]