Nowhere Else to Go

In one day, Lakisha ‘Kisha’ Trimble will put 160 miles on her car to get from her home in Arkansas to her job as a supply technician at Red River Army Depot in Texas.  She’s been making this drive for … Read more

It’s Your Turn Lawmakers

“With the help of the IAM’s Legislative Department, the Machinists Union is literally doing everything in its power to save the jobs of the hundreds of men and women about to be laid off at Red River Army Depot,” said Southern … Read more

IAM Lockheed Votes Yes

The votes are in, the numbers are tallied and the answer is Yes! The Machinists at Lockheed Martin have a contract. “I’m very proud of our Sisters and Brothers at Lockheed Martin for standing strong through this tough round of … Read more

IAM Mourns Diane Jeanette Blondin

Diane Jeanette Blondin, the mother of IAM Southern Territory General Vice President Mark Blondin and a 52-year IAM member, passed away on Feb. 26, 2018. Diane Blondin initiated into IAM Local 751A in 1966 while working for Boeing’s fabrication division … Read more

IAM/Lockheed: The Gold Standard in Aerospace

“This is the power of Collective Bargaining in black and white,” said IAM’s Southern Territory General Vice President Mark A. Blondin proudly, holding the final agreement.  “Thousands of Machinists and their families will proposer from this IAM/Lockheed Martin Contract. General … Read more

IAM/Lockheed Martin Negotiations Update

According to an article published in the Washington Post this week, Lockheed Martin’s largest customer is the U.S. Government. “Of Lockheed Martin’s $51 billion in sales last year, nearly 70 percent, or $35.2 billion, came from sales to the U.S. government. … Read more