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  • The IAM Maine Lobstering Union is Now Shipping to Your Doorstep July 20, 2017
    Ever enjoy the taste of fresh lobster just a few days from the ocean? Now is your chance, and you can do it from the comfort of your own home at a fraction of the cost of going to an expensive seafood restaurant. Here’s the coolest part—you’ll be supporting IAM members along the way. Beginning […]
  • Martinez, Gruber Visit Wisconsin IAM Members at John Deere and Mercury Marine July 20, 2017
      IAM International President Bob Martinez and IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Philip J. Gruber recently took part in a three city, three-day tour of the territory, visiting members of IAM Local 873 at John Deere and IAM Local 1947 at Mercury Marine. The tour started at Local 873 in Horicon, WI, where Martinez […]
  • IAM Wood, Pulp & Paper Council Conference Approaches July 20, 2017
    Plan ahead for the IAM’s inaugural Wood, Pulp and Paper Council Conference to be held September 12-15, 2017 in Eugene, OR. Check out the Official Call Letter for all the details and registration form. This important conference offers a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and spend time with fellow members working in the wood, pulp […]
  • Forty-Eight Years Ago, a Machinist Took One Giant Leap July 20, 2017
    One of humankind’s greatest achievements, the Apollo 11 mission began on July 16, 1969, with the liftoff of a Saturn V rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. It culminated with Neil Armstrong and IAM member Buzz Aldrin taking those historic first steps on the moon. The July 20, 1969 lunar landing was the achievement of […]
  • El plazo de inscripción se amplía para el programa de Entrenar-al-Entrenador July 20, 2017
    La fecha límite para el programa de Entrenar-al-Entrenador se ha extendido hasta el próximo martes 25 de julio. Esta es la oportunidad perfecta para los hermanos y hermanas que han completado el Liderazgo Avanzado para promover su educación y conocimiento. El programa de Entrenar-al-Entrenador es el último de la serie de clases de liderazgo ofrecidas […]
  • Deadline Extended for August Spanish Train-the-Trainer Program July 20, 2017
    The deadline for the Spanish Train-the-Trainer program has been extended to next Tuesday July 25th. This is the perfect opportunity for the brothers and sisters who have completed Advanced Leadership to further their education and knowledge. The Train-the-Trainer program is the final in the series of Leadership classes offered at the William W. Winpisinger Center […]
  • Massachusetts Working People Stand with MBTA Bus Mechanics. Does the Governor? July 18, 2017
    IAM Local 264 Bus Mechanics and a coalition of public transit riders and community supporters are ramping up their campaign against the outsourcing of bus maintenance garages. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is pushing to privatize MBTA, or “T,” bus maintenance work done by more than 400 IAM Local 264 members. Baker had previously promised to […]
  • Renegotiation of NAFTA Cannot Be TPP 2.0 July 18, 2017
    The office of the U.S. Trade Representative released its objectives for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). “To begin with, any renegotiation that starts off with the current trade template found in TPP is unacceptable,” said IAM International President Bob Martinez. “Labor provisions, rules of origin, special corporate courts that undermine important food […]
  • Keep up the Pressure: No Repeal July 18, 2017
    The developments taking place on Capitol Hill over health care the past few weeks have been swift and confusing. One thing is certain: your phone calls, letters, emails and social media pressure are shaping the policy decisions of the lawmakers elected to represent you. The Senate failed to garner enough support to repeal and replace […]
  • No Matter Where You Live, You Can Now Tip Your Uber Driver July 18, 2017
    Uber riders can now tip their drivers nationwide. That means millions of dollars in the pockets of Uber drivers across the country. The Independent Drivers Guild (IDG), a Machinists Union affiliate, was largely responsible for this victory after pressuring the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission to require a tipping option for all for-hire drivers […]
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