IAM District 837 H.E.L.P.S. Greater St. Marks Church in Ferguson, Missouri

IAM District 837 recently helped a local church in need of a facelift in the St. Louis area. Nearly 20 volunteers traveled from all over the District for the district’s first “IAM H.E.L.P.S. in the Community” event. The event took place at the Greater St. Mark Family Church in Ferguson, MO. Union members did a … Read more IAM District 837 H.E.L.P.S. Greater St. Marks Church in Ferguson, Missouri

Minnesota IAM District 77 Receives ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award for IAM H.E.L.P.S. Events

Pictured left to right, IAM District 77 Secretary-Treasurer and IAM H.E.L.P.S. Coordinator Ko Vang, Vice President Kera Peterson, and Business Representative John Duerscherl accept FamilyWise Services’ 2019 “Volunteer of the Year” award on behalf of IAM District 77 in Minnesota. Also pictured, FamilyWise Executive Director Ann Gaash. Minnesota IAM District 77 and the IAM Midwest … Read more Minnesota IAM District 77 Receives ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award for IAM H.E.L.P.S. Events

Illinois IAM Local 313 Members Strike Laura Buick GMC to Protect Pension

In a trend seen across the nation, more than 50 mechanics and service advisors of IAM Local 313 walked off the job at the Laura Buick GMC auto dealership in Collinsville, IL Saturday after a 100 percent rejection of the company’s final offer and a 100 percent vote to go on strike. In a trend … Read more Illinois IAM Local 313 Members Strike Laura Buick GMC to Protect Pension

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 more Machinists 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 more IAM 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 more Machinists, 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 more Machinists, 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 more IAM 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 more IAM 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 more IAM Members at GE Reject Final Contract Offer