Month: June 2018

Register Now for EAP IV

Time is running out to register for the EAP IV Program September 16-21, 2018 held at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. Deadline to register is July 22, 2018. The Employee Assistance Program classes equip assistance coordinators with the skills and resources to assist members who are seeking help for …

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IAM Local 701 Strike Line Back Up at Napleton Libertyville Cadillac, Labor Rally June 25

Members of IAM Local 701 have been on strike in their fight to obtain a first contract at the Napleton Cadillac car dealership in Libertyville, IL, for more than ten months, including during the Chicago winter months.  A labor rally has been planned for Monday, June 25th in support of a group of IAM Local …

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Machinists Make Strong Showing at CBTU Convention

The National Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) recently held its annual conference in Orlando. This year’s theme was “47 Years Strong: From Surviving to Thriving.” Machinists Union International President Bob Martinez addressed over 800 CBTU delegates with a message focused on solidarity, justice, respect and dignity. “I firmly believe that the time is now …

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South Carolina Boeing Workers Win on this Week’s Activate L!VE

Join the IAM’s live studio webcast of Activate L!VE Wednesday, June 6 at 3 p.m. Eastern. This week the IAM Organizing Department will bring you up to date on the important worker victory in South Carolina. You’ll also learn some interesting facts about our union’s beginnings from Charlie Micallef, retired Director of the IAM Retirees, …

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Western Territory Conference Focuses on Union Power

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFV4qSjK5kw&w=560&h=349] Over 100 Fighting Machinists from the IAM’s Western Territory gathered in Portland, OR last weekend for a territory conference. Members participated in presentations organizing, bargaining, inclusion and representation focusing on growth, prosperity and strength. Western Territory General Vice President Gary Allen spoke passionately, emphasizing the moral and ethical imperative of improving the lives …

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