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

Local Lodge 1487 Golf Outing - Poplar Creek Country ClubAugust 15, 2019
3 months to go.


  • Have You Followed the IAM on YouTube? April 18, 2019
    The Machinists Union just passed 1,000 subscribers on YouTube and we want you to help us grow even more. Click the red “subscribe” button and the bell on the Machinists Union YouTube page to be notified every time we post a new video. Our videos, produced by the IAM Communications Department, highlight the issues and […]
  • New York Aviation Workers Say Union Yes April 16, 2019
    More than 60 remote pilot operators and air traffic control instructors at the Washington Consulting Group (WCG) in New York voted overwhelmingly in favor of IAM representation last week. “These individuals play a critical role in keeping our skies safe,” said IAM Grand Lodge Representative Mike Evans, who led the campaign. “They’ve earned the right […]
  • No Vote Until NAFTA is Fixed April 16, 2019
    For more than a quarter-century, North America’s working families have raised their voices for better trade policy. The defenders of corporate-dominated trade rules too often portray trade as an end in itself. But trade is not an end, it is a means. Trade policy must be judged by whether it leads to a just, inclusive and sustainable […]
  • Ohio IAM Local 912 Authorizes Strike at General Electric April 16, 2019
    As they head in to negotiations, IAM Local 912 members sent a strong message to General Electric last week with a nearly unanimous strike authorization vote. “Right now is our time,” Aerospace General Vice President Mark Blondin told members and representatives prior to the vote for IAM Local 912 in Evendale, OH. “In the past […]
  • Last Chance to Enter the IAM Photo, Newsletter, Website and Video Contests April 16, 2019
    There’s still time for IAM district and local lodge communicators to take part in the 2019 IAM Photo Contest and the 2018 IAM Newsletter, Website and Video contests. The deadline to submit has been extended to Friday, April 19, 2019. Click here for entry registration, rules and information for the 2018 IAM Newsletter and Website Contest, […]
  • Don’t Miss the 2019 IAM Legislative Conference April 16, 2019
    Take up the fight in our nation’s capital for policies that actually benefit working people and their families. The deadline to register is Wednesday, April 17. Join hundreds of your fellow IAM members at the 2019 IAM Legislative Conference May 6-8, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Washington, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001. […]
  • IAM Women of Steel April 12, 2019
    Long before the war you wouldn’t dare see a woman working in the production areas of a steel plant. But today it looks different. At AK Steel in Middletown, Ohio you will not find a step in process of steel making that ISN’T touched by a woman. The post IAM Women of Steel appeared first […]
  • California Local 2786 Wins Millions in Arbitration April 11, 2019
    The IAM Western Territory is proud to announce an arbitration victory for Local Lodge 2786. Yet another example that it pays to belong to the IAM. United Launch Alliance (ULA) attempted to cheat employees that were laid off by deploying workers from another site instead of abiding by the contract and recalling our laid off […]
  • Kansas Governor Kelly Supports Striking Machinists April 11, 2019
    For nearly 60 days, retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel and pilot instructor Paul Powell of Local 708 has been on strike against FlightSafety Services Corporation (FSSC). For him, it was an important moment when he heard that Kansas Governor Laura Kelly was going to stop by the strike line to show her support. “Governor Kelly […]
  • IAM Puppy Madness: You Voted and There’s a New Champion April 11, 2019
    Asia from IAM District 70 was crowned this week as the winner of the IAM’s first ever Puppy March Madness fundraiser to benefit Guide Dogs of America (GDA). Thanks to your donations, a total of $10,913 was raised to help GDA provide guide dogs free of charge to blind and visually impaired men and women across […]

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  • No, You Can’t Save Enough to Retire April 17, 2019
    Unfortunately, most Americans chose to throw away their pensions when they ditched their unions. No unions, no pensions. No pensions, no retirement. There is a massive financial-planning industry out there, telling Americans that it is somehow possible to save up enough money to retire. There’s a lot of money to be made telling fabulous, wondrous... […]
  • Governor Pritzker: “ILLINOIS WILL NEVER BE A RIGHT TO WORK STATE!” April 15, 2019
    The new law prevents Right to Work ordinances from confiscating employee resources at the city and county level. Starting immediately, workers in Illinois will no longer have their property and labor taken away from them under city-level Right to Work laws. The legislation, signed this week by Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, will prevent city and... […]
  • Presidential Candidate Amy Klobuchar Talks Mega Mergers Praises Union Activism April 10, 2019
    PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE AMY KLOBUCHAR TALKS MEGA-MERGERS, PRAISES UNION ACTIVISM Presidential Candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Mn) spoke before hundreds of Machinists Union members at its conference of railroad and airline workers. For Senator Klobuchar, the event was the highlight of her first campaign stop in Las Vegas, where she also visited the Blind Center of Nevada... […]
  • Bernie Sanders to American Airlines CEO: “You Damn Well Have Enough Money to Pay Your Workers a Decent Wage.” April 9, 2019
    Bernie Sanders to American Airlines CEO: “You Damn Well Have Enough Money to Pay Your Workers a Decent Wage.” In a fiery speech delivered before a packed gathering of Machinists Union leaders, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called out the CEO of American Airlines for his attempts to outsource thousands of jobs at the airline. Sanders... […]
  • 2019 Women’s Conference and Shop Steward Training Update April 8, 2019
      Weekly wrap up video for April 6th. Topics this week are about the American Airlines Tower ops stewards from Dallas and Chicago and Coverage from the 2019 Women’s Conference from Las Vegas Nevada.
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