Taking Care of the Machinists at Boeing

In 1936, the IAMAW signed its first contract with Boeing in Seattle. Little did anyone know this relationship would last for nearly a century. “The Machinists Union and Boeing have become synonymous with a defining product that has changed the … Read more

The Word Is Out About the IAM

All it takes is one member to change the lives of many. And that’s exactly what happened when machinist Alex Martinez of Local 850 in Oklahoma City started talking to others about his IAM contract. “Alex works across the runway at … Read more

Just Be You

As he does every day, Bruce Mills glanced at his phone this morning to see the daily text from Tamara, his wife of twenty-one years.  The message read, “I believe in you.”  Armed with those words, Bruce Mills will start … Read more

In High Waters We Bring Hope

Lilliam Betancourt Lopez, a nurse practitioner and IAM Local 2725 member, received assistance from the Disaster Relief Fund after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. It was historic for all the worst reasons. The devastation caused by 2017’s hurricanes, floods and … Read more