The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Local Lodge 1487 chartered in 1946, based in Des Plaines, Illinois, is a dedicated labor union representing workers in various industries, including aerospace, defense, and manufacturing. The lodge is committed to advocating for workers’ rights, securing fair wages, and ensuring safe working conditions. With a rich history of solidarity and activism, Local 1487 continues to play a vital role in the community, providing support and resources to its members through collective bargaining, training programs, and community engagement initiatives.