The 8th annual Veterans Day Brunch took place at the headquarters of IAM District 9 in St. Louis, MO. The keynote speaker was Gold Star father William White, founder of the non-profit organization Camp Hope, which helps veterans. The post IAM District 9 Pays Tribute to Veterans appeared first on IAMAW.
Meet Mister Clayton Grover. He was known to many in the shipyard as “the man.” Clayton worked at Bath Iron Works in Maine for nearly 67 years. On Friday, October 4, 2019, Mr. Grover passed away. His legacy lives on in the shipyard. The post Clayton Grover – A Shipyard Legend appeared first on IAMAW.
Julie Eaton has been harvesting the sea for 34 years. It’s what she loves, it’s who she is. But newly proposed regulations, from NOAA, protecting the right whale has her worried about being forced out of business and a livilhood her family has relied on for generations. The post Julie Eaton: We Matter Too appeared … Read more Julie Eaton: We Matter Too
Thomas McGuire speaks out about newly proposed federal regulations that will affect the survival of the Maine lobster industry and the livelihood of their communities. The post Save Our Future! appeared first on IAMAW.
Newly proposed federal regulations, from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration or NOAA, protecting the endangered right whale, has Mainefishermen worried about the survival of their industry and the livelihood of their communities. The post This Is Maine and This Is What We Do appeared first on IAMAW.
On Monday August 5th the inaugural IAM International President’s Capital Classic Golf Tournament took place in suburban Washington, DC. About 90 labor union supporters successfully raised tens of thousands of dollars for the 2020 Grand Lodge Convention in San Diego. The post IAM Golf Tournament Raises Money for 2020 Convention appeared first on IAMAW.
Earlier this week lobstermen and women from across the state of Maine rallied at the Stonington Pier to protect the future of the lobstering industry. The post Lobstermen Rally to Protect Their Livelihood appeared first on IAMAW.
Winning a Wimpy is a good thing. The IAM recognized excellence in labor communications at its Communications Conference (CommCon) in Nevada. The ceremony took place June 6 in front of communicators from across North America, who learned it is okay to be like Wimpy, which was the nickname of the late William W. Winpisinger, former … Read more A Night At The Wimpys
The IAM’s free college program is changing the lives of union members and their families. The post A Pathway to the American Dream appeared first on IAMAW.
The Coordinated Bargaining Committee begins negotiations with General Electric in Cincinnati, Ohio. The post General Electric Negotiations appeared first on IAMAW.