No Court Can Stop Our Movement

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled against working people in Janus v. AFSCME, forcing so-called Right-to-Work laws on public sector workers across the country. The decision has been painted as a crushing blow to unions—and yes, it will further the power of corporate elites. But the Machinists Union, and the rest of the labor movement, … Read more

Wichita Bowls a 300 for GDA, Again

IMG_0046 IMG_0044 GDA Teresa Asia Blevins 2 2018 GDA Auction 2018 DSC_2283 DSC_2278 DSC_2267 DSC_2255 DSC_2245 IMG_0091 2 Northrock Lanes in Wichita, KS has the Machinists and the puppies to thank for filling nearly every single lane as the IAM raised close to $13,000 for Guide Dogs of America (GDA) during the District 70 Doggie … Read more

Celebrate a Union-Made Fourth of July

Make this year’s Independence Day celebration one that supports union workers by shopping Made in America. You can also text: MADE to 235246 on your mobile device to fill your cookout list with products made by union brothers and sisters. If you will be taking a trip or want to find fun activities nearby, the Union … Read more

An Old Clock with a Timeless Story

On the wall, just outside classroom A at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center, is the new home of a clock with an important past. Forty years ago the clock was used by John “Jack” Henrion Jr. and other union members in Missouri to soundly defeat proposed so-called right-to-work legislation in the state. … Read more

Machinists Call Out Harley’s Outsourcing Blame Game

Harley-Davidson is blaming newly-imposed European Union tariffs on U.S.-made motorcycles for the company’s most recent plans to offshore production. Harley-Davidson already has plants in Brazil and India, and plans to open another this year in Thailand. “Harley workers are left wondering if Harley is still committed to manufacturing in America,” said IAM International President Bob … Read more

Get Registered: 2018 IAM Aerospace Conference

2018 has turned out to be a big year for IAM members in the aerospace industry. We have experienced an organizing victory for flight line technicians working at Boeing in South Carolina, a victorious strike at Unite Launch Alliance and a new contract for the Fighting Machinists at Lockheed Martin. Building on this momentum, International … Read more

The Word Is Out About the IAM

All it takes is one member to change the lives of many. And that’s exactly what happened when machinist Alex Martinez of Local 850 in Oklahoma City started talking to others about his IAM contract. “Alex works across the runway at the Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma from the PAE group and started bragging about his … Read more