Seniority Counts

“Whether it’s a unit of 10 or 10,000, or the workers are 18 or 80 years old, every working American deserves a fair Union Contract,” said Southern Territory General Vice President Mark Blondin. “And for our Brothers and Sisters at … Read more

Golfing for Good

  It gets bigger and better each year and this year did not disappoint. The 6th Annual Robert Martinez, Jr. Invitational Golf fundraiser hosted by IAM District 70 brought in more than $52,000 for the Guide Dogs of America. “I … Read more

Union Strong at MillerCoors

There’s a reason that in the heart of Georgia, you will find a manufacturing plant that is 100% Union! IMG_0539 IMG_0407 5K3A2337 5K3A2269 5K3A2320 5K3A2308 5K3A2296 5K3A2258 5K3A2257 5K3A2279 5K3A2313 5K3A2330 “MillerCoors in Albany, GA is a prime example of … Read more

Y-E-S to the IAM

New Machinists Members from L-3 Technologies Vertex Aerospace from Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas It’s been a busy few months in the IAM’s Southern Territory, but busy means good things for working people. “When you think Texas, … Read more

The Little Engine That Did

It was 1967 and the world looked very different than today. The Vietnam War was raging. O.J. Simpson was having a stellar year as a running back at USC. Elvis Presley married Priscilla in Las Vegas. The world’s first human … Read more

The Small Parts

Local 2396 Negotiating Committee (left to right) Dale Knight,       Jeff Nichols, Lynn Yonts and Kevin Bruce You can’t build a car, most kitchen appliances or even a computer without a fastener. So here’s to the 120 workers of … Read more

Second Chances

The statistics are alarming. According to the Department of Corrections, the rate of female incarceration in Oklahoma is the highest in the nation, which is almost double the national average. In 2015, 151 women out of every 100,000 in the … Read more