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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

Machinists Union Leader Robert Roach, Jr. Endorses ‘Keeping Our Pension Promises’ Act

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

2014 Local Lodge 387 Election Results

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

Boeing’s Chadwick: F/A-18 line could run beyond 2017, Bloomberg reports

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