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Machinists Unite for Cause

The event was the brainchild of Local 774 member Kimberly Fedd who returned from the Women’s Leadership class in October 2018 with a mission. She wanted to create a local IAM event for breast cancer awareness. That idea became reality last week as the inaugural Machinists United for Mammos event found its place in history. “There are […]

Ohio, West Virginia Machinists Focus on the Future

Delegates from across Ohio and West Virginia gathered in Cleveland last week for the annual Ohio State Council of Machinists (OSCM) meeting. A full house gathered to prepare for the 2020 elections. OSCM President T. Dean Wright, Jr. set the tone early, explaining the foundations for how the labor movement has traditionally chosen candidates endorsed […]

A Deserving Contract for Cape Members

More than 300 employees from Local 2061 who work for PAE, Inc. will enjoy the hard-earned fruits of their labor over the next three years. The IAM’s Southern Territory, working in conjunction with the Aerospace Territory, was able to bring home a strong machinist contract that provides for workers and their families, while creating a […]

Unjustly Fired Machinists Union Members Win Critical Legal Battle at Boeing South Carolina

Contact: Jonathan Battaglia, IAM 202-579-3212 jbattaglia@iamaw.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2019 – Five instances of company discipline and unjust terminations of IAM members at Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner manufacturing facility in North Charleston, S.C. have been found to be acts of unlawful retaliation against employees for their support of the union, a regional director […]

Kansas Local 1989 Members Survive Fire at Tyson

Around 1,200 employees were evacuated from the Tyson Fresh Meats Plant near Holcomb, KS in the late hours of August 9, 2019 when the facility caught fire and burned for more than twelve hours. Flames raged until early Saturday morning but thankfully, no injuries have been reported.  Recent reports suggest a spark from welding during […]