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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

Missouri Machinist wins wrongful discharge case

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

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