A Foundation of Solidarity

Three years ago, the situation felt almost hopeless. In one of the worst winters on record, members of IAM Local 219 at Bluegrass Station in Lexington, KY walked the picket line for nearly six months. This group of warehouse workers, … Read more

Trout and Contreras Join GST Auditing Team

IAM General Secretary-Treasurer Dora Cervantes has appointed Suzette Trout and Francisco “Frank” Contreras as Grand Lodge Auditors, effective January 1, 2018. “These two individuals exemplify our union and what we stand for,” said Cervantes. “Their knowledge and work ethics add … Read more

Reclaim the Dream

Machinists joined hundreds of activists in Houston for the 2018 AFL-CIO Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference. This year’s theme, “Reclaiming the Dream: Strategize, Organize, Mobilize,” was about shifting the rules and building power so that … Read more