Machinists Honor Military on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a time to honor and thank those who are serving or have served in the military. IAM members from all over the nation paid tribute to America’s military veterans.  International President Bob Martinez, a U.S. Navy veteran, reminds us of the IAM’s “special bond with our armed forces and the brave men … Read more Machinists Honor Military on Veterans Day

A Veterans Day Message from the International President

Brothers and Sisters, The Machinists Union has a special bond with our armed forces and the brave men and women who serve and have served. Every day, our membership proudly supports our military’s mission. We work alongside service men and women at military bases across the country. We build and maintain the state-of-the-art equipment our … Read more A Veterans Day Message from the International President

Maryland Machinists Who Care for Veterans Ratify First Contract

Congratulations to new IAM Local 4 members at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home (HMR of Maryland) who came together to ratify their first agreement. IAM Local 4 members fought hard to get an agreement. Members braved the cold weather to protest previous substandard offers from the company. The members stood in solidarity during this long process … Read more Maryland Machinists Who Care for Veterans Ratify First Contract

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

Oregon IAM Member Working to Help Fellow Veterans

IAM member and Army Veteran Scott Lacey believes most people have the desire to support our nation’s military, but don’t always know how. He made it his goal to give members of his local an avenue to do just that. Lacey approached IAM Local 63 leadership with an idea to have T-shirts made with the … Read more Oregon IAM Member Working to Help Fellow Veterans

Congress is Putting a Target on the Backs of Veterans Affairs Workers

The men and women who care for U.S. military veterans are again under attack. The House Veterans Affairs Committee has approved legislation that would shred VA employees’ rights at work. It is expected to be voted on in the House of Representatives as early as this week. The VA Accountability First Act (H.R. 1259), introduced … Read more Congress is Putting a Target on the Backs of Veterans Affairs Workers