With more layoffs announced today at GKN, its a good time to remind our membership that donations of canned goods can be made at the hall anytime during business hours or at your local lodge meeting. These donations help offset the cost of putting food on the table for our Brothers and Sisters that are … Read more
In September of 2013, Local 387 member Frank Dupske was unjustly terminated from GKN Aerospace in Hazelwood, MO after 26 years on the job. District 837 immediately fought the discharge and won. He recently was made whole for all losses totaling over $130,000 in wages, overtime, benefits. (from left to right – Frank Dupske and … Read more
WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The General-Secretary Treasurer of the 600,000 member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) gave his union’s strongest endorsement for legislation introduced today to prohibit cuts in pensions for workers who have already retired. IAM General Secretary-Treasurer Robert Roach, Jr. welcomed the introduction of the ‘Keeping Our Pension Promises’ Act by Sen. … Read more
President- Joeseph Blanke Vice President- Rick Bach Recording Secretary-Rich Kelly Secretary Treasurer- Joe Dorey District Delegates- Dennis Morrison, Steve Gibson, Zach Frago Trustees- Roy Booze, Mark Doolittle, Michael Lindsey Missouri State Council of Machinists- Rick Bach, Steve Bruce Illinois State Council of Machinists- Rich Kelly, Harry Lakin, Aaron “A-Ron” Stilwell Local Lodge Auditors- Ben Cowan, … Read more
This Saturday , December 20th from 6 am to 6 pm there will be an election of officers for Local lodge 387. The election will be held at the hall 212 Utz Lane. The regularly scheduled meeting will be at 10 am as well. Please try to come out and vote.
In case you havent heard, or missed the Speed Facts, here is what the latest one details….. Dear Brothers and Sisters, This is to inform you that I am vacationing out in the month of November and will officially retire from the IAM on December 1, 2014. At that time ADBR Stephen McDerman will … Read more
I will post the winners of the November Guide Dogs Raffle in this thread as they become available to me. So far….. The Fist Week of Winners For The Guide Dogs Gun Raffle: November 1- Chris Albin November 2- Tim Stogsdill November 3- Nick Adcock November 4- Ken Lowe November 5- Dan Popp November 6- … Read more
Boeing’s defense chief remains optimistic about the F/A-18 fighter assembly line in north St. Louis County, saying there’s a good chance the line could stay open beyond 2017, according to Bloomberg News. Current orders will keep the assembly line open until 2016. If approved, a Congressional proposal to buy 12 EA-18G Growlers, an electronic warfare … Read more