Can’t Knock Us Down

Nowadays, you look around Houston and see the words ‘Texas Strong’ as the city rebuilds itself from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey. The same could be said of the men and women at IAM Local 15 who stood strong … Read more

One Voice, One Contract

There’s a reason why Wichita, KS is called the ‘Air Capital of the World.’ This is the hub of aircraft manufacturing. And as nearly 450 Machinist members from IAM Local 639 begin negotiations with Learjet Corporation, that’s first and foremost … Read more

Hurricane Harvey

Dear Machinists Union Members, These are dark times for all those experiencing the rising waters on the Texas coast and in the Houston area. Many IAM members live and work in this area, please know you are all in our … Read more

Y-Tech Comes Home

In the world of Marketing, it’s about bringing people into a like-minded community. The Army wants you to “Be all that you can be” with them. L’Oreal tells us “Because we are worth it” you should buy their products. And … Read more

One Base, Two Contracts

Increased wages – Check. Better health care options – Check. Stronger pension contributions – Check.  Both the Machinist contracts negotiated with M1 Support Services at Sheppard Air Force Base hit all the benchmarks of a good Union contract. The members … Read more

Four Decades at the Table

It was the last year of the Vietnam War. Gas was 38 cents a gallon. The Watergate scandal was in full swing and the song Bad, Bad Leroy Brown was dominating the radio. It was 1973. And while all of … Read more