Strike Sanction Meeting This Sunday, December 20, 2015

When:                   Sunday, December 20, 2015 Where:                  Plumbers & Pipefitters Hall, Local 562 (map below) Doors Open:        9:00 am Meeting Time:     10:00 a.m. Promptly Yesterday was our final day meeting with the company on non-economic issues prior to the holiday break.  While we have made progress, a few significant issues remain unresolved.  … Read more

St. Louis IAM Members Open Negotiations with GKN Aerospace

Members of the IAM Local 387 Negotiating Committee, joined by IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Philip J. Gruber, opened negotiations December 9, 2015 with GKN Aerospace in St. Louis. The contract – which covers nearly 600 bonding mechanics, machinists, metal fabricators, machine repairers, process operators, spray painters, pipefitters, parts finishers and material handlers – … Read more

Around the shop…

With more layoffs announced today at GKN, its a good time to remind our membership that donations of canned goods can be made at the hall anytime during business hours or at your local lodge meeting. These donations help offset the cost of putting food on the table for our Brothers and Sisters that are … Read more

Machinists Union Leader Robert Roach, Jr. Endorses ‘Keeping Our Pension Promises’ Act

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The General-Secretary Treasurer of the 600,000 member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) gave his union’s strongest endorsement for legislation introduced today to prohibit cuts in pensions for workers who have already retired. IAM General Secretary-Treasurer Robert Roach, Jr. welcomed the introduction of the ‘Keeping Our Pension Promises’ Act by Sen. … Read more

2014 Local Lodge 387 Election Results

President- Joeseph Blanke Vice President- Rick Bach Recording Secretary-Rich Kelly Secretary Treasurer- Joe Dorey District Delegates- Dennis Morrison, Steve Gibson, Zach Frago Trustees- Roy Booze, Mark Doolittle, Michael Lindsey Missouri State Council of Machinists- Rick Bach, Steve Bruce Illinois State Council of Machinists- Rich Kelly, Harry Lakin, Aaron “A-Ron” Stilwell Local Lodge Auditors- Ben Cowan, … Read more