Strike Sanction Meeting This Sunday, December 20, 2015

When:                   Sunday, December 20, 2015 Where:                  Plumbers & Pipefitters Hall, Local 562 (map below) Doors Open:        9:00 am Meeting Time:     10:00 a.m. Promptly Yesterday was our final day meeting with the company on non-economic issues prior to the holiday break.  While we have made progress, a few significant issues remain unresolved.  … Read more

St. Louis IAM Members Open Negotiations with GKN Aerospace

Members of the IAM Local 387 Negotiating Committee, joined by IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Philip J. Gruber, opened negotiations December 9, 2015 with GKN Aerospace in St. Louis. The contract – which covers nearly 600 bonding mechanics, machinists, metal fabricators, machine repairers, process operators, spray painters, pipefitters, parts finishers and material handlers – … Read more

IAM-GKN Negotiations Survival Handbook

Let’s face it, contract time and the negotiations for a new contract is a time filled with questions, uncertainty, high anxiety and a roller coaster of emotions guaranteed to rival that of any amusement park ride. It’s a process that will be repeated about every 3 years and one that cannot be avoided. You and … Read more