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

As We Give Thanks…

Sisters, Brothers and Friends of the IAM,   Thanksgiving is a wonderful opportunity to bring loved ones together, reflect on our blessings and express gratitude to others. As fellow Machinists, I hope you will join me by thanking the thousands of our IAM Brothers and Sisters who are still on the job today and throughout … Read more

IAM Urges Senators To Protect Federal Workers

IAM International President Robert Martinez, Jr., is urging members of the U.S. Senate to sign on to a letter led by U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) aimed at undoing some of the damage done by President Trump’s executive orders attacking the rights of federal workers. Peters led 43 of his colleagues in a letter requesting that … Read more