It’s About Family

As the IAM Southern Territory loses Larry Young to the Midwest, a ‘new’ Larry takes his place.  As of May 1, 2017, Larry Battle will be the new Directing Business Representative for District #74. “This district is a unique area … Read more

Sky Café Kitchen Staff Join IAM in Canada

Sky Café employees at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport are one big happy IAM family after kitchen staff joined the Machinists today. The IAM organized 35 drivers at the same company in February of this year. “Two voting polls were held, … Read more

Indiana Members Prepare for New Contract

The Peru, IN, Local 2069 Negotiating Committee for Schneider Electric completed the Negotiation Preparation for Bargaining Committees program at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center, in Hollywood, Md. Front row from left: Christopher Holland, Vice President/Committee Chairman; Eli … Read more

Community Learning Center Job Skills Training

The Community Learning Center in Fort Worth, TX prepares today’s workforce to meet tomorrow’s industry needs, by training the unemployed, underemployed and veterans. CLC provides training in high-skill trades like machining, welding, logistics, manufacturing and aerospace assembly. The center was … Read more

Senator Franken Pushes for Pension Protection Law

U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-MN) was joined by other powerful politicians, hundreds of Machinists Union members, news media and labor allies to promote the Keep Our Pension Promises Act, or KOPPA. The congressional legislation would restore the long-standing rule prohibiting … Read more

Senator Baldwin Pushes for Pension Protection Law

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) was joined by other powerful politicians, hundreds of Machinists Union members, news media and labor allies to promote the Keep Our Pension Promises Act, or KOPPA. The congressional legislation would restore the long-standing rule prohibiting … Read more

Senator Sanders Pushes for Pension Protection Law

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) was joined by other powerful politicians, hundreds of Machinists Union members, news media and labor allies to promote the Keep Our Pension Promises Act, or KOPPA. The congressional legislation would restore the long-standing rule prohibiting … Read more