Oregon Precision Castparts Welders Vote IAM Yes

On September 22, nearly 100 workers at Precision Castparts in Portland, OR voted to join the IAM. The company makes heavy-duty metal components for airplanes, generators and other industrial products.  “I want to welcome and congratulate the welders at Precision Castparts for voting to become members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers,” … Read more

Second Chances

The statistics are alarming. According to the Department of Corrections, the rate of female incarceration in Oklahoma is the highest in the nation, which is almost double the national average. In 2015, 151 women out of every 100,000 in the Sooner State were behind bars, leaving nearly 4,600 minor children at home without a mother. … Read more

IAM Donates $2K to Horicon, Wisconsin Veteran Event

IAM Local 873 Plant Committeeman Bryan Trotter, center, presents organizers for the Horicon Marsh Veterans Hunt in Horicon, WI with a $2,000 donation on behalf of the International Association of Machinists. IAM International President Bob Martinez recently donated $2,000 in support of an IAM Local 873-supported community service event for veterans. Martinez learned of the … Read more

Machinists Members Need Your Help

As the flood waters rise in Texas and Louisiana, so does the need for assistance from our very own union family. The area affected is home to thousands of IAM members who face a near future of chaos and uncertainty. One way you can help make their lives a little more stable is by donating … Read more

Don’t Forget to Make this Labor Day Union Made

With Labor Day weekend upon us, the unofficial end of summer, here are some ways to do your part by supporting good union jobs and products in your celebration and back-to-school needs. Buy union-made products like grills, beverages, fixings and food. Order live lobsters caught by our IAM Local 207 members. Make sure you school … Read more

Time to give everyone at Fort Rucker our thanks

It literally takes your breath away when you see a helicopter in the sky over Fort Rucker in Enterprise. The sound. The engineering. The precision. There’s nothing accidental on these aircraft. The Black Hawk, the Apache, the Chinook – they are workhorses. Symbols of excellence in so many ways. (IAM Southern Territory General Vice President … Read more