Order Your 2020 IAM Calendar

Keep track of your appointments and other important dates with the 2019 IAM Calendar featuring winners of the IAM photo contest. Go through 2019 with us as we showcase the exquisite photography of our members. Our calendar is a must-have for any Machinists Union family and is available to ship to your doorstep today. Place your … Read more Order Your 2020 IAM Calendar

Registration Open for News Writing for Communicators Class

Registration is now open for the 2020 News Writing for Communicators Class held February 9-14, 2020 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center. Applications for the class must be received no later than Friday, December 6, 2019. The News Writing class is designed to educate Local and District Communicators powerful writing skills to … Read more Registration Open for News Writing for Communicators Class

Sign Up for the Advanced Communicators Class

The IAM Communications Department will be conducting its Advanced Communicators Class December 8 – 13, 2019 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. This advanced course is offered for district and local lodge communicators who have previously completed the department’s Basic Communicator Class. Additionally, participants must be the communicator for … Read more Sign Up for the Advanced Communicators Class

Deadline Extended for Intermediate Web Development Class

There is still time to register for the Intermediate Web Development Class held October 6-11, 2019 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. The extended deadline is Friday, August 16. Download the official call letter. The intermediate-level class is for local and district lodges that already have a website with … Read more Deadline Extended for Intermediate Web Development Class

Martinez Appoints Olson and Richardson as Headquarters Communications Representatives

IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr., has appointed Ross Olson and Tyrone Richardson as Headquarters Communications Representatives. Olson, formerly the secretary-treasurer for IAM Minneapolis District 77, will be tasked with duties in social media and website and app development. Richardson, an award-winning professional journalist, will assist with media relations and authoring IAM publications such as … Read more Martinez Appoints Olson and Richardson as Headquarters Communications Representatives

Deadline Approaching for Intermediate Web Development Class

There is still time to register for the Intermediate Web Development Class held October 6-11, 2019 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. Registration deadline is August 2. Download the Official Call Letter The intermediate-level class is for local and district lodges that already have a website with WordPress. Participants will … Read more Deadline Approaching for Intermediate Web Development Class

IAM Voices Activate in Las Vegas

The 2019 IAM Communications Conference in Las Vegas concludes today and its nearly 200 delegates took part in a program that included guest speakers, discussion panels and group sessions. IAM International President Bob Martinez opened day two with remarks to the delegates about the importance of communications in its ongoing organizing efforts. “I want to … Read more IAM Voices Activate in Las Vegas

Communications Conference Kicks Off in Las Vegas

Nearly 200 IAM communicators from across North America have assembled in Las Vegas for the 2019 IAM Communications Conference. With the theme of “Voice Activation,” delegates are hearing from fellow union activists and participating in workshops to gain new insights and communication strategies. The agenda includes discussions on recent successes and how they were achieved, … Read more Communications Conference Kicks Off in Las Vegas

Excluding Their Own – A City That Wouldn’t Pay a Living Wage

The Summer 2019 IAM Journal will be hitting the doorsteps on IAM members by late May. Here’s a first look at one of several articles in this edition. In April 2016 California enacted a new wage law to progressively bring the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2023. Earning a living wage is … Read more Excluding Their Own – A City That Wouldn’t Pay a Living Wage

Deadline Extended to Enter the IAM Photo, Newsletter, Website and Video Contests

There’s still time for IAM district and local lodge communicators to take part in the 2019 IAM Photo Contest and the 2018 IAM Newsletter, Website and Video contests. The deadline to submit has been extended to Friday, April 19, 2019. Click here for entry registration, rules and information for the 2018 IAM Newsletter and Website … Read more Deadline Extended to Enter the IAM Photo, Newsletter, Website and Video Contests