IAM Headquarters Raises Nearly $7K for March of Dimes

IAM Grand Lodge employees and families once again donated and volunteered their time to support the March of Dimes by raising over $6,900 this year. This is the 16th year the union has sponsored the charity and has raised more than $80,000 to date. Volunteers held chili lunches, bake sales, participated in Blue Jeans for … Read more IAM Headquarters Raises Nearly $7K for March of Dimes

Time Running Out to Enter 2017 Photo Contest

InformationOfficial Call (EN)Official Call (FR) This is the official announcement of the 2017 IAM Photography Contest. It is open to all IAM members in good standing. Entries should catch IAM members at work in unposed photos. Winning entries will win a cash prize and will appear in the 2018 IAM Calendar. Two dollars from each … Read more Time Running Out to Enter 2017 Photo Contest

Call Now: American Health Care Act Jeopardizes Working Families

Please call your representative this morning and tell them not to take away health coverage from working families. Our workplace coverage should not be gutted while the wealthy gain tax breaks.Call your Representative at 866-829-3298, and please tell them to vote “No” on the AHCA. How the American Health Care Act Jeopardizes Working Families: Working … Read more Call Now: American Health Care Act Jeopardizes Working Families

Martinez Calls for International Solidarity at IndustriALL Global Union Meeting

IAM International President Bob Martinez called for solidarity among industrial union leadership in a recent meeting with his peers on the IndustriALL Global Union Executive Committee in Geneva, Switzerland. IndustriALL represents 50 million workers in 140 countries. Martinez was elected to serve on the global union federation’s executive committee at last summer’s IndustriALL World Congress. … Read more Martinez Calls for International Solidarity at IndustriALL Global Union Meeting

Honor and Resolve on Workers’ Memorial Day

IAM Safety and Health Project Coordinator Teri McClendon reads the names while Outreach Coordinator Arnett Powell rings a bell honoring those being remembered at the IAM 2017 Workers’ Memorial Program. The IAM took pause last week to remember and honor the thousands of workers killed, injured or sickened on the job each year at a … Read more Honor and Resolve on Workers’ Memorial Day

Supporting Astronaut Life on Earth

The following post, which highlights IAM District 37 members, originally appeared on NASA’s website. It is reposted here with NASA’s permission. As the home of human space exploration, many people at NASA’s Johnson Space Center work to ensure astronauts safely and successfully explore space. Two buildings on-site and the staff within, however, are particularly focused … Read more Supporting Astronaut Life on Earth

Workers Memorial Day Ceremony

Watch the full Workers Memorial Day Ceremony, held at the Winpisinger Education & Technology Center in Hollywood, Maryland on April 28, 2017, remembering the IAMAW’s fallen workers. This is the entire ceremony from start to finish. Machinists Union members, their families and friends traveled from all over to attend this annual event. The post Workers … Read more Workers Memorial Day Ceremony

Health Care Benefits Under Attack Again

Your health care benefits are coming under attack again. Extreme Republicans in Congress are trying to take away health care coverage from millions of working families. This newly proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) would take away protections for those with pre-existing conditions and allow big insurance companies to opt out of providing basic essential … Read more Health Care Benefits Under Attack Again

Watch Live: IAM Workers’ Memorial Day Ceremony

Each year on April 28, we remember our fallen brothers and sisters on Workers’ Memorial Day. The IAM Safety and Health Department will honor members who were killed on the job with a Workers’ Memorial Day observance ceremony at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. At 11:30 a.m. Friday, watch … Read more Watch Live: IAM Workers’ Memorial Day Ceremony

Boston “Pins for Pups” Raises $10K for GDA

Boston IAM air transport Local 1726 held its second “Pins for Pups” bowling charity event and raised approximately $10,000 for Guide Dogs of America. This is the second year for the event, which was held at the Town Line bowling center just north of Boston. With help from District 141 and several other IAM districts … Read more Boston “Pins for Pups” Raises $10K for GDA