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Happy Birthday, U.S. Navy

Machinists Union members are proud to build and maintain the state-of-the-art planes, helicopters, ships and other military equipment that keep our service men and women safe. We are also honored to work on military bases across the country. Many IAM members are veterans themselves. This Saturday, October 13, we salute the U.S. Navy for 243 […]

Garza Appointed Director of New IAM Healthcare Department

IAM International President Bob Martinez has appointed longtime healthcare worker advocate Marti A. Garza as director of the IAM’s Healthcare Department. Garza comes to the IAM with over two decades of organizing, collective bargaining and strategic campaigning experience. He has spent more than a decade supporting workers in the healthcare industry, organized and unorganized, in […]

Call Now to Stop Kavanaugh

The majority in the U.S. Senate plans on voting as soon as Friday to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Call your senators now and urge them to reject Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. The next justice confirmed to a lifetime appointment on the Court will play a pivotal role in new cases addressing voting […]

Wichita Hits a Hole-In-One for GDA

There was no seven-year itch between the Machinists of District 70 and the Guide Dogs of America as the two recently hosted the 7th Annual Robert Martinez Jr. Invitational Golf Fundraiser at the Sand Creek Station Golf Course in Newton, KS. 10_04_2018_1_7th Annual Robert Martinez Jr. Invitational Golf Fundraiser 10_04_2018_2_7th Annual Robert Martinez Jr. Invitational […]

Chicago Airport Workers Vote IAM Yes

Swissport workers at Chicago’s O’Hare airport voted overwhelmingly in favor of IAM representation last week. Workers cited safety, work-life balance and respect on the job as the primary reasons for voting to join the IAM. The group consists of more than 100 ramp service agents and lead ramp service agents. “All these workers wanted was […]

Boeing Urged by Bipartisan House Coalition to Respect South Carolina Workers

A bipartisan group of 177 members of the House of Representatives, led by Rep. Rick Larsen (WA), sent a bipartisan letter urging Boeing Co. to respect the decision of Flight Line Technicians in South Carolina who voted to join the Machinists Union. In August, 23 U.S. Senators urged Boeing to drop its appeal and immediately begin collective bargaining […]

Ohio IAM Local 1297 Ends Strike, Gets Better Deal

IAM Members of Local 1297, District 54 employed at Vesuvius USA Corporation overwhelmingly ratified a new five-year deal on Friday, September 28, ending the brief, but effective strike. The strike came after members voted unanimously to reject a so-called last, best, and final offer from the employer that made draconian cuts across the board. The […]

Arizona IAM Local 933 Opens Negotiations with Raytheon

Nearly 1,300 IAM Local 933 members at Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, AZ are standing together for a fair contract in negotiations that kicked off this week. IAM International President Bob Martinez and Western Territory General Vice President Gary Allen opened negotiations alongside the bargaining committee. Healthcare, wages and retirement security are important issues. “Our […]

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