United, We Are Strong

Thank you! Another extremist attempt to steal our freedom to affordable healthcare has been stopped. The IAM will stay vigilant and will keep fighting for accessible healthcare for every working family. You did this. We did this. Working people did this. Healthcare is a human right. #GrahamCassidy #1u https://t.co/ueT4C2AUAV — Machinists Union (@MachinistsUnion) September 26, … Read more

Watch Special Edition of Activate LIVE Friday

The IAM’s new live studio webcast Activate LIVE, the first live weekly social media program in the labor movement, will broadcast a special edition on Friday, September 29 with a live studio audience including IAM Young Machinists. IAM Communications Director Bob Wood, IAM Women’s and Human Rights Director Rhonda Rogers and several Young Machinists will … Read more

Oregon Precision Castparts Welders Vote IAM Yes

On September 22, nearly 100 workers at Precision Castparts in Portland, OR voted to join the IAM. The company makes heavy-duty metal components for airplanes, generators and other industrial products.  “I want to welcome and congratulate the welders at Precision Castparts for voting to become members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers,” … Read more

Second Chances

The statistics are alarming. According to the Department of Corrections, the rate of female incarceration in Oklahoma is the highest in the nation, which is almost double the national average. In 2015, 151 women out of every 100,000 in the Sooner State were behind bars, leaving nearly 4,600 minor children at home without a mother. … Read more

IAM Donates $2K to Horicon, Wisconsin Veteran Event

IAM Local 873 Plant Committeeman Bryan Trotter, center, presents organizers for the Horicon Marsh Veterans Hunt in Horicon, WI with a $2,000 donation on behalf of the International Association of Machinists. IAM International President Bob Martinez recently donated $2,000 in support of an IAM Local 873-supported community service event for veterans. Martinez learned of the … Read more