Holiday help for Puerto Rico

Earlier this month the IAM donated emergency aid checks to Machinists who’re victims of Hurricane Maria. Money for the checks, which are up to $500 a piece, was raised by IAM members.   The post Holiday help for Puerto Rico appeared first on IAMAW. Powered by WPeMatico

Disasters Don’t Take Holidays

As Machinists Union members and other hurricane victims continue to recover in Texas, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, many others are just beginning to face the devastation of wildfires in the West. Donate to the IAM Disaster Relief Fund today to help IAM members and their families get back on their feet. If … Read more

Rally to Support Oregon Precision Castparts Workers

The Oregon AFL-CIO is hosting a rally on Monday, December 18 to support new Machinists Union members at Precision Castparts Corp. Join us to tell the company that every working person deserves honor and respect without coercion and interference. Rally to Support Precision Castparts Workers 12 to 4 p.m., Monday, December 18, 2017 Precision Castparts … Read more

Machinists Say #ReplaceNAFTA

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) recently headlined a #ReplaceNAFTA press conference in Washington, DC. The IAM is pushing for an agreement that will create more jobs and higher wages for North American workers. The IAM also participated in a National Day of Action with phone calls, tweets and emails to … Read more

Save the Date: Machinists Union Aerospace Conference

The Machinists Union Aerospace Conference will take place September 10-14, 2018 in Fort Worth, TX, announced International President Bob Martinez. A call letter will be sent to Locals and distributed through iMail early next year. The post Save the Date: Machinists Union Aerospace Conference appeared first on IAMAW. Powered by WPeMatico

Ohio Machinists Making Holidays Merry for Many

For the 13th year, Newark, OH IAM Local 1280, along with the Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics and Allied Workers (GMP), bought and assembled 106 bikes, 14 tricycles, and helmets for the Salvation Army’s “Bikes for Kids” drive. The tradition is carried on in the memory of deceased IAM member Dave … Read more

Maryland Machinists Who Care for Veterans Ratify First Contract

Congratulations to new IAM Local 4 members at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home (HMR of Maryland) who came together to ratify their first agreement. IAM Local 4 members fought hard to get an agreement. Members braved the cold weather to protest previous substandard offers from the company. The members stood in solidarity during this long process … Read more

Breaking Faith: Outsourcing and the Damage Done to our Communities

After months of investigations across the nation and across the border in Mexico, Interfaith Worker Justice released a report detailing how Nabisco’s parent company, Mondelez International, breaks faith with working people and their communities as they outsource good-paying jobs to communities where they can get away with paying just a dollar an hour. The report … Read more

Martinez Pledges ‘Machinist Arsenal’ to IAM Members at Harley-Davidson

IAM International President Bob Martinez (first photo, left) and Midwest Territory General Vice President Philip J. Gruber (first photo, right) join members of IAM Local 176 at the Harley-Davidson plant in Kansas City for lunch and an open discussion about the Local’s upcoming contract negotiations. The IAM stands ready to deploy every union resource available … Read more

New Graduates of Joint IAM/Boeing Apprenticeship Program

Western Territory General Vice President Gary Allen was on hand to congratulate the recent graduates of the jointly administered apprenticeship program. The IAM and Boeing have a long tradition of working together to fill positions with highly skilled Machinists union members. “In the days of old, our trades were held as sacred; a hidden knowledge … Read more