IAM District 54 Appoints First Woman Business Representative

IAM District 54 President/Directing Business Representative T. Dean Wright announced the appointment of Regina Wright as Business Representative/Organizer for District Lodge 54, effective January 1, 2020. Sister Wright has served as the District’s Communications Representative since 2012, and is a proud member of IAM Local 321. She also held the position of Communications Representative for … Read more IAM District 54 Appoints First Woman Business Representative

IAM Urges House Passage of Bill to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

The Machinists Union is urging the House to pass the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019 (H.R. 4863), which would sustain U.S. manufacturing and other strategic industries and improve the balance of trade between the U.S. and high export nations by reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank for the next 10 years. IAM International President Robert Martinez, … Read more IAM Urges House Passage of Bill to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

IAM President Martinez Leading Effort to Improve NAFTA 2.0 For Workers

The IAM is leading a group of 12 industrial and manufacturing unions pledging to oppose NAFTA 2.0, should it come to a House vote without major changes to stop outsourcing and implement stronger labor standards, enforcement and rules of origin provisions.  Read the complete letter. The House should not consider a vote on the renegotiated … Read more IAM President Martinez Leading Effort to Improve NAFTA 2.0 For Workers

Make Your Voice Heard by Registering for the IAM’s 2020 Presidential Endorsement Election

Don’t miss the opportunity to help choose who the IAM should endorse for the U.S. president. Register today and be a part of the decision. As you may have heard, there’s a new process that gives the IAM members the opportunity to vote online for a candidate of their choice. To do so, you must register … Read more Make Your Voice Heard by Registering for the IAM’s 2020 Presidential Endorsement Election

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

Virginia Senators Want Answers from FreightCar America

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are questioning the decision of FreightCar America to close its Roanoke, Va. plant and lay off 200 workers while the company opens a new production facility in Mexico. The Roanoke workers are represented by TCU-IAM. “We write to you to register our concern that FreightCar America has chosen … Read more Virginia Senators Want Answers from FreightCar America

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