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  • All Labor Has Dignity January 18, 2020
    Sisters, Brothers and Friends of the IAM, Like so many other social justice warriors, Dr. King realized that inequality is a threat to our democracy. He spent his life fighting and calling for economic justice. King realized that inequality is a threat to our democracy—right until the very end. As we pause to celebrate his […]
  • In Case You Missed This Week’s Activate L!VE January 16, 2020
    Wednesday’s edition of the IAM’s live webcast included the latest from IAM District 70 and Elise Bryant, Coalition of Labor Union Women President and Labor Heritage Foundation Executive Director, discusses Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Labor Heritage Foundation and the Coalition of Labor Union Women. Activate L!VE streams every Wednesday at 3 p.m. EST. […]
  • 2020 Union Plus Scholarship Deadline is Near January 16, 2020
    Are you or someone you know in need of scholarship money? Use your Machinists Union membership to get college financial assistance for you and your family. Don’t miss your chance to apply for the 2020 Union Plus Scholarship! Apply now before the January 31 deadline: 2020 Union Plus Scholarship Don’t delay in taking advantage of the […]
  • Enter the IAM Photo, Newsletter, and Website Contests January 16, 2020
    The IAM is encouraging all IAM district and local lodge communicators to take part in the 2019 IAM Newsletter and Website contests and 2020 Photo contest. The contests are open to all good-standing local and district lodges that regularly distribute official newsletters and/or maintain regularly-updated websites, produce videos or post photographs. 2019 Newsletter and Website […]
  • March Federal Employee Program Deadline Extended January 16, 2020
    The deadline to enroll for the March 29-April 3, 2020 IAM Federal Employee Program at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD has been extended to Monday, February 3, 2020. Due to limited class space of 30, only those who have not previously attended may enroll. Participants will be chosen on a first-come […]
  • Register for IAM’s 2020 Presidential Endorsement Election January 16, 2020
    Don’t miss the opportunity to help choose who the IAM should endorse for the U.S. president. Register today and be a part of the decision. As you may have heard, there’s a new process that gives the IAM members the opportunity to vote online for a candidate of their choice. To do so, you must register […]
  • NFFE Forest Service Members Volunteer and Deploy to Help Australia Fight Wildland Fires January 14, 2020
    Shortly after Christmas, U.S. Forest Service employee and NFFE Local 2086 member Brian Stearns received the call to deploy to Australia to assist overwhelmed firefighters who are fighting one of the worst wildland fires to ever hit the continent.  Brian didn’t have to go.  He wanted to go.   A few days later, Brian forfeited […]
  • Make Your Voice Heard by Registering for the IAM’s 2020 Presidential Endorsement Election January 14, 2020
    Don’t miss the opportunity to help choose who the IAM should endorse for the U.S. president. Register today and be a part of the decision. As you may have heard, there’s a new process that gives the IAM members the opportunity to vote online for a candidate of their choice. To do so, you must register […]
  • Winpisinger Center’s Dining Hall Wins Third Straight Gold Star January 14, 2020
    The kitchen staff at the IAM’s crown jewel, the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center, is once again being honored for their high-quality dining services to IAM members. The St. Mary’s County (MD) Health Department Gold Star Program recognizes food service facilities that achieve superior food safety standards. For the last three years, the prestigious […]
  • IAM Mourns Loss of Trailblazing Machinist Earl C. Robinson January 14, 2020
    Earl C. Robinson, a former Assistant Director of the Machinists Non-Partisan Political League (MNPL), passed away on January 9, 2020. Robinson, the first African American to serve in that role for the IAM’s political arm, was a 57-year life member of the IAM. “Earl Robinson lived a life of service to countless IAM members, their […]

RSS IAM District 141

  • Joint Union / Company Safety Audit at Sea-Tac January 18, 2020
    Union safety inspectors and company representatives conducted a safety walk-through audit last week at Sea-Tac airport in Seattle. The exercise was sponsored by Local 1351 and the unionized workers at American Airlines. The planned safety audit was joined by company partners from American Airlines’ Absence Management, the department that studies injuries and workplace dangers. Overseeing... […]
  • HA Negotiations Update January 10, 2020
    Brothers and Sisters, District Lodge 141 and 142, along with Hawaiian Airlines, have agreed to enter into a ‘Limited Issue/Expedited Negotiation’ process in an effort to reach new contract agreements prior to the amendable date of the existing Agreements. This process will permit the parties to identify a limited number of issues that, if successfully addressed, will... […]
  • Airline Workers Are Winning. January 10, 2020
    When airlines spend millions to influence public policy, they don’t always have the best interests of their workers in mind.  The Machinists Union Non-Partisan Political League was formed to ensure that airline workers are not forgotten as critical legislation is drafted. Activists like District 141 Legislative Director Dave Roderick have worked from the MNPL to... […]
  • Passing the Torch January 9, 2020
    After 18 years as president of Local 1776, Rich Howell handed the gavel to Larry Reeves, the newly elected president of the local, at a moving ceremony in Philadelphia last week. Howell’s family, and Obie O’Brien, President of the Pennsylvania State Council of Machinists who served as Secretary-Treasurer of Local 1776 for 45 years and... […]
  • Santa Visits Schoolchildren… with help from the Machinists Union! December 25, 2019
    “Have a Merry Christmas, and thank you, everyone!” -Vinny Agosta, IAMAW Local 1322 Members of Machinists Local 1322, located in the heart of Ozone Park, New York, hosted the much-anticipated annual visit from Santa at Riverview School (277Q) in Woodside, New York. Santa and his elves, with help from Airline workers from Local 1322, handed... […]
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