Happy Holidays from the IAM

Sisters, Brothers and Friends of the IAM,   As 2019 rapidly nears its end and we make our various holiday plans, I want to let you know what an honor it is for myself and your Executive Council to serve our great union. The IAM is much more than territories, districts, local lodges and shop floors—it is family. Our Machinists … Read more

Mental Health Counselors in the Desert Show Solidarity: Military and Family Life Counselors (MFLC) Update

We are proud to announce that with our latest victory, the nationwide MFLC organizing campaign has eclipsed the 300-member mark in 2019. The joint campaign between the Western Territory and the IAM Healthcare Department that launched earlier in the year, has given hope to over 300 military mental health counselors, their families and the military … Read more

Make it a Union-made Holiday Season

You can support your union brothers and sisters this holiday season by buying gifts, stocking stuffers and other items that are union made. Click here to see a list of products and accessories. It’s not too late to include union products on your gift list. The post Make it a Union-made Holiday Season appeared first … Read more

TELL CONGRESS: Vote “no” on USMCA

The IAM sent a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives urging a “no” vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), also known as NAFTA 2.0.  The IAM needs you to take action by asking your House member to oppose any vote on the proposed NAFTA pact. TELL CONGRESS: Vote “no” on USMCA NAFTA … Read more

IAM Mourns Loss of Former Western Territory Administrative Assistant Tom Hurd

The Machinists Union mourns the passing of retired Western Territory Administrative Assistant Tom Hurd. “The IAM has lost a great leader,” said IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. “He was an important representative in this union, the Western Territory and in the aerospace sector. We will all surely miss Brother Tom Hurd.” Brother Hurd began … Read more

IAM District 54 DBR Dean Wright Appointed to Law Committee

IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. announced the appointment of District 54 Directing Business Representative T. Dean Wright to serve on the IAM Law Committee. “Dean Wright’s experience and leadership make him a valuable member of the Law Committee,” said Martinez. “He will serve our 2020 Grand Lodge Convention delegates well.” The IAM Law Committee … Read more

IAM Urges Congress to Reject USMCA (NAFTA 2.0)

The IAM today sent a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives urging a “no” vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). USMCA does not fulfill the promise that was made to U.S. workers to negotiate an agreement that dramatically replaces the current trade template that continues to cost U.S. workers hundreds of thousands of … Read more