Up, Up and Away

Buddy Boylan stands in the parking lot in front of his workplace at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral and sees opportunity with a recent uptick in activity. “After the space shuttle program ended, it slowed down here quite a bit,” said Boylan, an IAM Local 2061 member who handles fuel and other propellants […]

Minnesota IAM District 77 Receives ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award for IAM H.E.L.P.S. Events

Pictured left to right, IAM District 77 Secretary-Treasurer and IAM H.E.L.P.S. Coordinator Ko Vang, Vice President Kera Peterson, and Business Representative John Duerscherl accept FamilyWise Services’ 2019 “Volunteer of the Year” award on behalf of IAM District 77 in Minnesota. Also pictured, FamilyWise Executive Director Ann Gaash. Minnesota IAM District 77 and the IAM Midwest […]

Tomorrow’s Trains

Being on the “fast track” rarely can be taken literally, but in Hornell, NY IAM Transportation Department Local 2741 members are just that. As part of their work, these proud transportation Machinists are building the first American-made high-speed trainsets. Bringing production of the state-of-the-art train to rural New York is the result of a campaign […]

We Honor Those Who Serve

Across North America this weekend, union members came out in force to honor veterans for their military service. https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v5.0 Today The Union Veterans Council worked to share valuable resources with homeless Veterans in the Washington, D.C. area…. Posted by Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO on Monday, November 11, 2019   The IAM shares a special bond with […]

Win a Princess Cruise at GDA Weekend

Looking for another reason to attend Guide Dogs of America’s annual charity weekend in Las Vegas? Look no further – GDA will be raffling a Princess OceanMedallion vacation package valued at $3,000. Raffle tickets will be sold in person at all GDA sponsored Vegas events November 21-23. The weekend’s activities will culminate on Saturday November […]

Laura Ewan, Experienced Labor Lawyer, Joins IAM Legal Team

IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. has appointed Laura Ewan, an experienced labor lawyer who has represented the IAM and various IAM Districts in the Pacific Northwest, to associate general counsel in the IAM Legal Department. Over the course of her legal career, Ewan has represented public- and private-sector union clients, as well as individual […]