IAM Holds First Annual Al Granado Guide Ride in Mobile

The IAM’s Mobile, Alabama office raised more than $7,000 for Guide Dogs of America on Saturday as part of the first ever Al Granado Hawgs for Dogs Guide Ride. The event honored IAM organizer Al Granado, who led the Mobile office before his unexpected passing last fall.  “A special thanks goes out to all of … Read more IAM Holds First Annual Al Granado Guide Ride in Mobile

Wichita Local 774 Hits the Links for Guide Dogs

IAM Local 774 in Wichita, KS raised nearly $19,000 for Guide Dogs America during this year’s annual golf fundraiser. Close to 80 golfers, from IAM members around District 70 to supporting companies, arrived ready to play. Although rain was forecasted, that didn’t keep the Machinists and the community away from a charity they are devoted … Read more Wichita Local 774 Hits the Links for Guide Dogs

How NASA Test Operators Won Their Pensions Back

Nearly 110 workers at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi are celebrating. The IAM’s Southern Territory helped them get back what they deserve – their pensions. IAM Local 2249 Negotiating committee representing more than 100 workers at NASA’s Stennis Space Center. “It’s a story you rarely hear these days but one that is just spectacular … Read more How NASA Test Operators Won Their Pensions Back

IAM Members Hit the Hill to Protect Sugar Industry

IAM members from the sugar industry in Florida visited Capitol Hill last month to lobby Congress to protect the nearly 122,000 workers throughout the U.S by keeping the current sugar policy. IAM members meet with Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and discuss the importance of protecting the sugar industry and the impact on working families. Local … Read more IAM Members Hit the Hill to Protect Sugar Industry

Texas Members March for True Meaning of Memorial Day

On a day when many Americans were heading out to go watch a parade or preparing for a family barbecue, IAM Local 2340 member Gume De La Rosa was preparing his team of supporters for a 22-mile road march from Riviera to Kingsville, TX, in honor of the military men and women who paid the … Read more Texas Members March for True Meaning of Memorial Day

Virginia Local 10 Members Prepare for Contract Talks

The Negotiating Committee for IAM Local 10 participated in the Negotiation Preparation for Bargaining Committees program at the William W. Winpisinger Center. in Hollywood, MD. The Local represents employees at Aleris Rolled Products, in Richmond, VA. Front from left: Richard Lee Chamberlain and John Carter. Back from left: Russell L. Wade, Darrah and Andrew Heath. … Read more Virginia Local 10 Members Prepare for Contract Talks

Machinists Union Outraged at Harley Davidson’s Plans to Expand in Asia

IAM International President Bob Martinez is calling Harley-Davidson’s plans to open a production facility in Thailand a “slap in the face to U.S. workers who built an American icon.” The IAM represents Harley workers in Milwaukee, Kansas City and York, PA. “Harley-Davidson is going overseas and taking American jobs with it,” said Martinez. “While other … Read more Machinists Union Outraged at Harley Davidson’s Plans to Expand in Asia

North Carolina Machinists Raise Money for Local Children’s Hospital

Members who participated in the IAM Local 1725 first annual Union Golf Tournament signed an event poster. Proceeds for the event went to the Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC. More than 100 people took a swing at raising money this week for the Charlotte, NC, Levine Children’s Hospital at the IAM Local 1725 first … Read more North Carolina Machinists Raise Money for Local Children’s Hospital