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St. Louis IAM Locals 837 A&B Prepare for Boeing Negotiations

It’s never too early to prepare for future working conditions. Members of IAM Locals 837A and 837B in St. Louis learned best practices for Boeing negotiations next year. The William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center’s Field Negotiations Preparation course is one of the most popular classes offered to locals across North America and taking it […]

Machinists Join Fight to Protect Washington State Forestry Jobs

The Machinists Union is part of a strong push to protect good union forestry jobs that sustain many rural Washington state communities. The IAM and the Washington State Council of Machinists are fighting against an ill-advised attempt to restrict the sale of timber from public lands in Washington state by challenging decades-long interpretation and application […]

Fair and Open Skies Act Will Protect U.S. Airline Industry

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) joined a coalition of  labor organizations to call on Congress to support the “Fair and Open Skies Act” introduced by US Representative Peter Defazio (D-OR). The legislation, among other things, would give the Department of Transportation (DOT) the authority needed to protect the wages, benefits and […]

Machinists Union Fighting for Local 778 Members at Missouri Olin Winchester Ammunition Plant

IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. recently sent a letter to U.S. House and Senate appropriators, urging them to reject a Biden administration budget proposal that would cut funding for U.S. Army ammunitions and threaten the jobs of IAM Local 778 members at the Olin-Winchester Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (LCAAP) in Independence, MO. Martinez urged Congress to […]

IP Martinez Appoints Regan to Airline Coordinator, Cashion and Bonilla as Special Representatives

International President Robert Martinez Jr. has announced the appointment of Tom Regan to the position of IAM Transportation Department Airline Coordinator. Regan was currently serving as a Grand Lodge Representative assigned to the Transportation Department. In addition to the Airline Coordinator appointment, Martinez has appointed William Cashion Jr. and Jorge Bonilla as Special Representatives to […]