Machinists Union Asks Trump, Pence to Urge Regal Beloit to Reconsider Indiana Plant Closure

The IAM is asking the White House to save more than 110 jobs at Regal Beloit’s aerospace parts manufacturing facility in Valparaiso, IN. Regal abruptly and without warning announced plans to close its Valparaiso plant Tuesday. The news comes 59 days into a strike by Indiana IAM Local 2018 members seeking fair wages and affordable … Read moreMachinists Union Asks Trump, Pence to Urge Regal Beloit to Reconsider Indiana Plant Closure

IAM Midwest Territory Undergoes First Aid Training in Mental Health

IAM Midwest Territory and Minnesota IAM District 77 staff undergo Mental Health First Aid training to better identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in the workplace. Members of the IAM Midwest Territory staff were recently certified in Mental Health First Aid as General Vice President Steve Galloway prepares … Read moreIAM Midwest Territory Undergoes First Aid Training in Mental Health

Machinists, IBEW Members Vote to Accept Contract at General Electric

Contact: DeLane Adams, IAM 301-609-1387 dadams@iamaw.org WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2019 – Approximately 1,375 members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) voted overwhelmingly on Friday, Aug. 9 to accept an improved contract offer from General Electric. IAM and IBEW members in General Electric’s aviation and … Read moreMachinists, IBEW Members Vote to Accept Contract at General Electric

Machinists, IBEW Reach Tentative Agreement with General Electric

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: DeLane Adams, IAM 301-609-1387 dadams@iamaw.org WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2019 – Negotiating committees for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) at General Electric reached a tentative agreement with the company that offers significant improvements to the company’s proposal that was previously … Read moreMachinists, IBEW Reach Tentative Agreement with General Electric

IAM AND IBEW REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENT WITH GENERAL ELECTRIC

NEGOTIATION UPDATE Late in the evening on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, your IAM & IBEW Negotiation Committees reached a Tentative Contract Agreement with GE Management. Your Committees negotiated an independent IAM & IBEW Collective Bargaining Agreement covering both memberships, working for GE. Your committees worked hard to cover issues and concerns of the membership, however … Read moreIAM AND IBEW REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENT WITH GENERAL ELECTRIC

IAM President Martinez to Join Machinists Union Strike at Regal Beloit

Valparaiso, Indiana, July 31, 2019 – IAM International President Bob Martinez will join more than 100 members of Machinists Union Local 2018 for a strike rally at Regal Beloit Manufacturing on Friday, August 2, 2019. The rally is scheduled to begin at 11:00 am CST outside the Regal Beloit plant located at 2300 Evans Ave, … Read moreIAM President Martinez to Join Machinists Union Strike at Regal Beloit

IAM Members at GE Reject Final Contract Offer

IAM members at General Electric have collectively rejected the company’s final contract offer by an overwhelming margin.   Issues of concern still include wages, overtime, health care, and providing dignity and respect for retirees at GE. “Our working men and women at GE deserve a contract that mirrors their efforts in helping make GE aviation … Read moreIAM Members at GE Reject Final Contract Offer

Chicago IAM Local 48 Member to be Featured on USA’s ‘Brotherhood Outdoors’

Machinist Michael Wojciechowski this week heads to the wide-open spaces of Wyoming for his first-ever pronghorn hunt on an episode of the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA) “Brotherhood Outdoors” television series. The episodes air on the Sportsman Channel starting Tuesday, July 30. Wojciechowski, a member of IAM’s Local 48 in Chicago, has been a machine maintenance worker at … Read moreChicago IAM Local 48 Member to be Featured on USA’s ‘Brotherhood Outdoors’

IAM Mourns Former Chicago Local 701 ADBR Mark Utley

The IAM mourns the loss of Chicago IAM Local 701 former Assistant Directing Business Representative Mark Utley. Utley passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 after a more than two-year battle with cancer. He was 58-years-old. “Mark was a dedicated, loyal and hard-working unionist,” said IAM Auto Mechanics Local 701 Directing Business Representative Sam Cicinelli. “He … Read moreIAM Mourns Former Chicago Local 701 ADBR Mark Utley

IAM Mourns Minnesota Local 623 DBR Colleen Murphy-Cooney

The IAM mourns the loss of IAM Local 623 Directing Business Representative Colleen Murphy-Cooney in St. Cloud, MN. Murphy-Cooney passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019 after a more than year-long bout with cancer. She was 60-years-old. “It’s with a heavy heart that we mourn Colleen’s passing,” said IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Steve Galloway. … Read moreIAM Mourns Minnesota Local 623 DBR Colleen Murphy-Cooney