Machinists Members Need Your Help

As the flood waters rise in Texas and Louisiana, so does the need for assistance from our very own union family. The area affected is home to thousands of IAM members who face a near future of chaos and uncertainty. One way you can help make their lives a little more stable is by donating … Read more

Ohio Members Hold the Strike Line, Secure Better Contract

Members of IAM Local 1471 in McConnelsville, OH voted to accept a new agreement from Mahle Engine Components late Wednesday night, bringing an end to the 10 day strike. The engine component manufacturing workers overwhelmingly rejected a previous offer, going on strike August 20. A main point of contention was language regarding the plant reduction … Read more

Don’t Forget to Make this Labor Day Union Made

With Labor Day weekend upon us, the unofficial end of summer, here are some ways to do your part by supporting good union jobs and products in your celebration and back-to-school needs. Buy union-made products like grills, beverages, fixings and food. Order live lobsters caught by our IAM Local 207 members. Make sure you school … Read more

Time to give everyone at Fort Rucker our thanks

It literally takes your breath away when you see a helicopter in the sky over Fort Rucker in Enterprise. The sound. The engineering. The precision. There’s nothing accidental on these aircraft. The Black Hawk, the Apache, the Chinook – they are workhorses. Symbols of excellence in so many ways. (IAM Southern Territory General Vice President … Read more

St. Louis Member Throws Out First Pitch for Labor

IAM District 837 Directing Business Representative Steve McDerman had the honor of throwing out the first pitch at Busch Stadium and representing labor before the St. Louis Cardinals game earlier this week. McDerman was honored by Boeing and the Cardinals prior to the first pitch. Video courtesy of Matt McDerman More Photos of the Event … Read more

Joint Air Transport Safety Committee Holds its Annual Meeting at Winpisinger Center

The IAM Joint Air Transport Safety Committee this week held its annual Safety Conference at the Winpisinger Training Center (W3). The purpose of the conference is to educate and train Safety Representatives on how to improve safety at their work stations.  The conference had 115 participants, including IAM ramp, customer service, mechanics and flight attendant … Read more

Hurricane Harvey

Dear Machinists Union Members, These are dark times for all those experiencing the rising waters on the Texas coast and in the Houston area. Many IAM members live and work in this area, please know you are all in our hearts and minds. We pray that everyone stays safe, and free from harm’s way. The … Read more

IAM Anchorage Airport Members Win Major Court Decision

IAM aircraft fuelers at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport recently won a major court victory against ASIG/Menzies Aviation. The employer, ASIG/Menzies, attempted to strip the IAM represented fuelers of their collective bargaining rights by changing the labor laws they have been subject to for decades. The company claimed the fuelers should not be covered by … Read more

IAM District 751 Statement on Paul Ryan’s Visit to Boeing

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan made a recent visit to the Boeing plant in Everett, WA. During the visit he discussed slashing federal taxes for corporations and called for reforms to the Export-Import Bank.  “As District 751 has said in the past, we specifically support the use of tax incentives to secure jobs in the … Read more

IAM Maine Lobstermen Tap into Union Network for Retail Sales

The new direct-order website, is making news in Maine. IAM Maine Lobstering Union (IAM 207) members’ direct-order website was recently featured in the Portland Press Herald. The lobsters from are caught by IAM Local 207 members, sold to their union co-op with union members handling the process, and delivered to your door by a union … Read more