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Honoring our Fallen

Atop a hill in Arlington National Cemetery, overlooking Washington D.C., sits the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier which has seen a continuous military guard for over 80 years. A white marble tomb rests about the grave of an unknown soldier from World War I inscribed with the words “Here rests in honored glory an American […]

Our Fight to Save Red River Army Depot

The fight to save jobs at Red River Army Depot (RRAD) in Texarkana, TX is far from over. Behind the scenes, the IAMAW has been doing all it can to secure the future for the hard-working men and women who have made this depot the Army’s primary location for ground and tactical systems maintenance operations. “The […]

Civil, Human and Labor Rights, and the Supreme Court on Activate L!VE

Don’t miss this Wednesday’s Activate Live when Clayola Brown, President of the A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) and Ian Millhiser, Justice Editor for ThinkProgress will join us. Brown is widely considered an icon of the American civil, human and labor rights movements and is the first woman to serve as APRI’s president. Millhiser is the […]

Martin Appointed Southern Territory Special Representative

IAM International President Bob Martinez has announced the appointment of Craig Martin to serve as Southern Territory Special Representative effective August 1, 2018. “As Directing Business Representative of District 161 for the past decade, he’s made it clear to all, that the labor movement isn’t a job for Craig,” said Southern Territory General Vice President […]

IAM Families Awarded 2018 Union Plus Scholarships

The Union Plus Scholarship Program announced its 2018 winners totaling $150,000 in scholarships. The list includes members of two IAM families who were recognized for their academic achievement and exhibition of union values. Betta Lyon-Delsordo of Missoula, MT, daughter of  NFFE-IAM Local 60 member David Delsordo, has been awarded a $4,000 scholarship. Julia Pelletier of […]

A Troubling Pick for the Supreme Court

The White House, with its nomination of D.C. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court, has chosen a man with a history of ruling against working people and their unions. “In terms of the business community, corporate interests and money, he is their dream choice,” said IAM […]

Federal Worker Executive Orders: What Civil Servants Need to Know

Machinists Union (IAM) and NFFE Federal District 1 (NFFE-IAM) members at a growing number of federal agencies are reporting drastic changes to work rules and procedures. More changes can be expected as agencies seek to comply with President Trump’s executive orders (EO’s) concerning the federal workforce. Under the guise of “civil service reform,” each of […]

Here’s How the Machinists Celebrated Freedom

Before the 4th of July, we put out a call for IAM members to share photos of how they celebrate our nation’s independence.  Here are some of our favorites. Thanks to everyone who participated! (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = ‘https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v3.0’; […]

Taking Care of the Machinists at Boeing

In 1936, the IAMAW signed its first contract with Boeing in Seattle. Little did anyone know this relationship would last for nearly a century. “The Machinists Union and Boeing have become synonymous with a defining product that has changed the industry across the U.S. We are proud of that relationship and the work our members at […]

Corpus Christ, TX Local Prepares for DynCorp Negotiations

Negotiating Committee for IAM Local 2916 from Corpus Christi, TX, along with staff members from District 776, participated in the Negotiation Preparation for Bargaining Committee’s program at the William W. Winpisinger Center in Hollywood, MD. The Locals represent employees at DynCorp International, which perform aircraft maintenance. The current contract with DynCorp International expires September 30, […]

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