It Pays to Join the IAM

The Western Territory is extremely proud to announce impressive gains for two first contracts at separate Air Force Bases in the region. The workers who joined the IAM late last year saw unprecedented raises and obtained remarkable job securities for themselves and their families in these first contracts. The two groups consist of 17 Lockheed … Read more

Western Territory Hosts Organizing Summit

A three-day organizing summit, which began on Tuesday, April 16 in Las Vegas, kicked off a productive and motivating week for organizers throughout the Western Territory. The conference theme emphasized the importance of organizing to grow the labor movement well into the future, along with the unveiling of new and exciting cutting-edge tools to aid … Read more

IAM Mourns Passing of Billy C. Robinson

The IAM family is saddened to learn of the passing of Billy C. Robinson, a longtime advocate for fellow space program members and retirees at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Texas. Robinson, 84, passed away on Monday, April 22. Robinson initiated into IAM Local 1786 (District 37) in 1970 when he was hired as an … Read more

New Hampshire Flight Safety Workers Join IAM

Twelve workers who provide safety services at Pease Air National Guard Base in Portsmouth, NH recently joined the IAM. The new members employed by Flight Safety Services Corporation, provide critical safety services including repairing flight simulators for training aircrews and simulators that teach workers how to load and fuel airplanes. “Many of these workers were … Read more


IAM CREST in collaboration with the International Chemical Workers Union Council held a 32-hour chemical response training last week at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. Members from various locals participated in the training, which was made available by grant funding. The sessions included both classroom and hands-on training designed … Read more