Solidarity Changes the Game

“This is what happens when we stand together in solidarity,” said IAM General Vice President Mark A. Blondin happily as he looked over the details of the latest contract coming out of the Machinists’ Southern Territory. When the Remote Pilot … Read more

We Won with Dignity

It was the perfect stage at the Aerospace Conference for IAM’s Southern Territory General Vice President Mark A. Blondin to recognize the hard work of a few leaders from District 70 in Wichita, KS. After weeks of diligent work, Business … Read more

Union Until I Die

“I will be Union until the day that I die,” Larry Keel says without pause. This sentiment is one of many reasons that the organized labor community in Alabama presented him with the 2018 Labor Person of the Year Award. “When … Read more

Nothing but Takeaways

The Machinist members at the bargaining table couldn’t believe their ears. “The only thing they offered was a 5 cent increase per hour for the first year. Everything else was a takeaway,” said Cornell Beard, IAM District 70 Directing Business … Read more