Category: Contract News

From Your Negotiation Committee

Working every day trying to get the best contract for our membership. Introduced the IAM pension plan to the Company this week, didn’t seem to be to much interested in it. They said they will take back to up North to see if they interest in hearing more about this. Starting back with the Company […]


  • Swissport Workers Overwhelmingly Vote for IAM Representation October 19, 2017
    Seeking improved working conditions, a better quality of life for their families and fairness on the job, 35 Swissport Fuelers and Dispatchers at Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) this week overwhelmingly voted for IAM representation. Their desire to form a union and join the IAM was clear, as they collected in less than a week the […]
  • Wisconsin IAM Local 1564 Completes IAM Field Negotiation Prep Class October 19, 2017
    Members of the IAM Local 1564 Bargaining Committee for upcoming negotiations with food and beverage container-maker Silgan Containers in Oconomowoc, WI didn’t have to go far in order to take part in their union’s specialized training program for contract negotiations. Instead of traveling from Oconomowoc, WI to the IAM’s William W. Winpisinger (WWW) Education and […]
  • You Asked and GDA Got It! October 19, 2017
    The discounted Paris Hotel rates are now available through October 23rd.   Guide Dogs of America’s 37th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet is November 18th.   So get your playbook in order and act now before the clock runs out! Go to:   Our group code is SPDOG7. The post You Asked and GDA Got It! […]
  • Y-E-S to the IAM October 17, 2017
    It’s been a busy few months in the IAM’s Southern Territory, but busy means good things for working people. “When you think Texas, you may not think union right away, but the Machinists are changing that, especially in Aerospace,” said IAM Southern Territory General Vice President Mark A. Blondin. “When a military base lands a […]
  • Volunteer for National Wreaths Across America Day October 17, 2017
    As a way to give back to those who paid the ultimate price to protect our freedom, the IAM Veterans Department is asking you to join us by volunteering to place remembrance wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery this year. The cemetery’s 624-acre landscape is a tribute to the service and sacrifice of every individual laid […]
  • Amarillo IAM Local Helps Food Bank Create 14,000 Meals October 17, 2017
    With many families in the Texas Panhandle having to make choices between paying utilities and buying food each month, and with recent natural disasters, Amarillo IAM Local 1255 Pantex members and families have stepped up to help. The team took part in the High Plains Food Bank’s (HPFB) most recent relief effort. By giving a […]
  • Ready, set, hike!  It’s time to score big for Guide Dogs of America!   October 17, 2017
    Guide Dogs of America’s 37th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet is November 18th and the deadline to score your tickets at the reduced rate is October 31st.   So huddle up all you playmakers, get your tickets now, and let’s score big for GDA together!    CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION  And don’t forget to wear your […]
  • IAM CREST Workplace Violence Survey Assessment October 17, 2017
    Workplace violence is an assault or other violent act that entails a substantial risk of physical or emotional harm. In an effort to identify patterns of violence and preventative solutions for incorporation into a prevention standard, we have developed a Workplace Violence Survey. Workplace violence may result in physical injury and can lead to medical […]
  • DL 141 Delivers Record-Breaking Donation to the IAM Disaster Relief Fund October 12, 2017
    On the opening day of District Lodge 141 Chairman’s Conference, District Lodge 141 President Mike Klemm presented Transportation General Vice President Sito Pantoja a check for $250,000 to the IAM Disaster Relief Fund, the largest donation in the history of the program. The DL 141 Executive Board made and approved this motion in response to […]
  • Fix NAFTA October 12, 2017
    IAM recently joined other organizations in delivering more than 350,000 petitions demanding that NAFTA’s expansive corporate rights and protections and Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) be eliminated during renegotiations. ISDS allows corporations to sue countries for alleged discriminatory practices, with outcomes determined by panels of private corporate attorneys who help advance the interests of corporations. .@janschakowsky […]
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