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  • IAM Local 701 Auto Mechanics Receive ‘Solidarity Award’ for 2017 Industry-Leading Strike June 14, 2018
    Members of Chicago IAM Automobile Mechanics Local 701 were recently honored for their “courage, dedication, unity and solidarity” during a seven-week strike last year that ended with industry-leading increases in mechanic wages, benefits and working conditions. Chicago’s DePaul University Labor Education Center presented the more than 1,900 members with the 2018 Solidarity Award Sunday. Local […]
  • Utah and Idaho IAM Locals Raise $7K for Guide Dogs June 14, 2018
    Salt Lake City, UT IAM Local 568 teamed up with Blackfoot, ID Local 2006 recently and held their 10th annual car show raising $7,000 for Guide Dogs of America. More than 30 cars came out to Magna, Utah to show their support for the Guide Dogs of America Car Show. “We moved the show to […]
  • Machinists: White House’s Attack on Federal Workers is Illegal June 14, 2018
    WASHINGTON – The Machinists Union (IAM) and a dozen other unions have filed suit against the Trump administration to stop the president’s executive orders that take away rights from federal workers. “We refuse to sit on the sidelines while the president oversteps his constitutional authority and tramples on the freedom of working people to join […]
  • Machinists Honor U.S. Army on 243rd Birthday June 14, 2018
    On National Flag Day, the Machinists Union is proud to congratulate the U.S. Army, as celebrates another year in its distinguished history. “On this day 243 years ago, one of the world’s most respected organizations was born,” said IAM International President Bob Martinez. “For nearly a quarter century, the men and women of the U.S. […]
  • U.S., Canadian Machinists are United on Trade June 12, 2018
    The Machinists Union is raising strong concerns regarding the recently announced direction of the Administration’s trade policy. “Criticizing Canada’s trade practices does not contribute to improving the lives of our members, who have been so devastated by a trade agenda that favors corporations over workers,” said IAM International President Bob Martinez. “The Administration should be […]
  • Just Be You June 12, 2018
    As he does every day, Bruce Mills glanced at his phone this morning to see the daily text from Tamara, his wife of twenty-one years.  The message read, “I believe in you.”  Armed with those words, Bruce Mills will start his day in his new job as the Interim President/DBR of IAM District Lodge 27 […]
  • IAM Hosts Job Fair, Extends Free College Program to Harley-Davidson, Electrolux Workers June 7, 2018
    As the GOP-Trump tax cuts continue to annihilate the country, leaving plant closing after plant closing in its wake, the IAM continues to deploy every resource in the saving of American jobs and its members. IAM Local 176 recently hosted a job fair with aerospace company Spirit AeroSystems for soon-to-be displaced workers at Harley-Davidson in […]
  • Machinists, Sen. Murphy Call for 100% Buy America Defense Products June 7, 2018
    The Machinists are joining U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (CT) in a push to increase Buy America provisions for defense products made for the military to 100 percent. The amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, would bolster economic and national security and create good, middle-class jobs. TAKE ACTION: Call your Senators at 202-224-3121 […]
  • Spanish Language Programs at Winpisinger Center Strengthen IAM’s Capacity to Fight June 7, 2018
    The primary mission of the IAM’s world-class education facility, the Winpisinger Center, is making education available to all Machinists Union members. Current and future officers, activists and members come to Southern Maryland year-round to learn the skills and tools they need to grow and more effectively represent the membership. That mission is why all of […]
  • Los programas en español del Centro Winpisinger fortalecen la capacidad de luchar para la IAM June 7, 2018
    La misión principal de la instalación de educación clase-mundial del IAM, el Winpisinger Center (W3), es poner la educación a disposición de todos los miembros de la Unión de Maquinistas. Los funcionarios, activistas y miembros actuales y futuros vienen al sur de Maryland durante todo el año para aprender las habilidades y herramientas que necesitan […]
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