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September 14, 2018

10a – 7pm


  • Federal Workers Speak: Kim Valadez August 13, 2018
    As the White House wages war against unionized federal workers, NFFE-IAM members are fighting back by sharing their stories about labor’s pride, power and patriotism. In part one of an on-going series we meet Kim Valadez, an NFFE-IAM member from San Francisco who works at the Veterans Administration.   The post Federal Workers Speak: Kim […]
  • Federal Workers Speak: Lisa Fells August 13, 2018
    As the White House wages war against unionized federal workers, NFFE-IAM members are fighting back by sharing their stories about labor’s pride, power and patriotism. In part one of an on-going series we meet Lisa Fells, an NFFE-IAM member from Alabama who works at the Veterans Administration.   The post Federal Workers Speak: Lisa Fells […]
  • La Crosse IAM Locals 21 & 1115 on Strike Against Trane August 12, 2018
    Members of IAM Local 21 and 1115, employed at heating and air conditioning-manufacturer Trane Co., are on strike today after voting down the company’s proposed contract offer in La Crosse, WI Saturday. Key sticking points include wages, mandatory overtime, healthcare, no-fault attendance system, contingent work force, and retirement benefits. The nearly 500 production, maintenance and […]
  • Missouri Families Win as RTW is Defeated August 9, 2018
    Missourians sent a clear message to their state lawmakers Tuesday by overwhelmingly voting to overturn the anti-worker right-to-work law by a 2-1 margin. Union supporters in the state worked extremely hard the past year educating voters on the negative impact right-to-work will have on everyone in the state, not just union workers. Watch the Live […]
  • Stop the Layoffs at Red River August 9, 2018
    Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. and National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) President Randy L. Erwin sent a joint letter to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott expressing serious concern regarding the impact of the planned layoff of 306 IAM members at the Red River Army Depot (RRAD) in Texarkana, Texas. The planned layoff comes less than three […]
  • Martinez Appoints Williams as Education Representative August 9, 2018
    IAM International President Robert Martinez, Jr. has appointed Douglas Williams as an Education Representative at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD, effective August 1, 2018. “I am proud to be able to fill the vacancy at the Winpisinger Center created by the retirement of Education Representative Greg Murray,” said Martinez. […]
  • Uber and Lyft Drivers Celebrate Passage of Historic Legislation August 9, 2018
    After a two-year campaign by the Independent Drivers Guild, New York City officials voted to pass the nation’s first legislation to close the minimum wage loophole for companies like Uber and Lyft and require a minimum pay rate for app-based drivers. The City Council also passed additional FHV bills, including the temporary cap on for-hire […]
  • Missouri Victory, A. Philip Randolph Institute and Labor Council for Latin American Advancement on Activate L!VE August 9, 2018
    Live reports from Missouri, Arizona and Puerto Rico made for a big show on this week’s Activate L!VE. If you weren’t able to see it live, you can watch it now or anytime on Facebook, YouTube or Twitter. Kelly Street and Brian Simmons brought us up to date on how IAM members in Missouri tirelessly […]
  • Missouri Members Out to Defeat Prop A August 7, 2018
    All eyes are on Missouri today as the people of the state get the chance to overturn the anti-worker “right-to-work-for-less” legislation. Workers across the state are hitting the polls and encouraging others to “Vote No on Prop A.” Social media is abuzz with posts supporting the working families of Missouri. Here are just a few: […]
  • District 751 Retiree Appointed to Women’s Commission by Gov. Inslee August 7, 2018
    Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has announced the appointment of nine women to serve on the new Women’s Commission, IAM District 751 Retirement Club President Jackie Boschok was one of the appointees. “Sister Boschok has long been a leader in the causes of fairness and equality for all people,” said IAM Western Territory General Vice […]

RSS IAM District 141

  • Get Involved, New Jersey State Council Conference August 14, 2018
    President of the NJ State Council of Machinists Ines Garcia Keim reports on the State Council Conference happening this week in Atlantic City NJ.
  • American Blows Another Chance for Agreement August 10, 2018
    Brothers and Sisters, The Association Executive Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines this week in Washington, D.C. to continue the discussion about Scope proposals. Your Executive Committee presented the company with comprehensive proposals. The Association proposals are reasonable and recognize the sacrifices our members have collectively made through our company’s bankruptcies by securing our work... […]
  • IAM141 Education, Investing in our Leadership August 10, 2018
    The IAM maintains the only fully-functioning year-round Union Educational Facility in North America, educating more than 60,000 IAM Activists since first opening its doors in 1981. Hear about the IAM’s World-Class Winpisinger Center firsthand, from Brian Harrison,  an IAM141 Grievance Committeeman from SkyHarbor Lodge 2559 in Tempe Arizona.
  • Helping Hands: Securing Financial Accounts and Tips for Safe Shopping On-line August 1, 2018
    Helping Hands: August 2018 Download   This month we focus on securing financial accounts and some tips for safe shopping online. There are some excellent tips for readers. It his with a sorrowful heart that I must inform those of you who don’t already know that Rich Pascarella, IAM141 AGC, passed away recently. Rich was... […]
  • Heavy Hearts at the Passing of Richard Pascarella July 29, 2018
    Dear Brothers and Sisters of District 141, Our hearts are heavy today as we share the sad news of the passing of Assistant General Chair and our friend and Brother Richard Pascarella. He died suddenly on Saturday in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Brother Pascarella started his career at United Airlines in 1989, where he joined IAMAW... […]
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