Month: July 2018

Supreme Corp.

A day after the White House nominated Brett Kavanaugh to be the next Supreme Court justice, the Machinists Union’s legal team is sharing their concerns after reviewing Kavanaugh’s disturbing judicial record.   The post Supreme Corp. appeared first on IAMAW.

Federal Worker Executive Orders: What Civil Servants Need to Know

Machinists Union (IAM) and NFFE Federal District 1 (NFFE-IAM) members at a growing number of federal agencies are reporting drastic changes to work rules and procedures. More changes can be expected as agencies seek to comply with President Trump’s executive orders (EO’s) concerning the federal workforce. Under the guise of “civil service reform,” each of …

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Here’s How the Machinists Celebrated Freedom

Before the 4th of July, we put out a call for IAM members to share photos of how they celebrate our nation’s independence.  Here are some of our favorites. Thanks to everyone who participated! (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = ‘https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v3.0’; …

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Corpus Christ, TX Local Prepares for DynCorp Negotiations

Negotiating Committee for IAM Local 2916 from Corpus Christi, TX, along with staff members from District 776, participated in the Negotiation Preparation for Bargaining Committee’s program at the William W. Winpisinger Center in Hollywood, MD. The Locals represent employees at DynCorp International, which perform aircraft maintenance. The current contract with DynCorp International expires September 30, …

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IAM Honors Aviation High School Graduates

Aviation High School recently held its annual graduation ceremony. Approximately 440 students received their high school diploma, with many earning their Airframe and Powerplant licenses certifying them to work as mechanics in the airline industry.    This year, both the Valedictorian and Salutatorian were presented with IAM scholarships. There were several other airline representatives and sponsors that …

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