Month: August 2018

IAM Charters New Local for 2,400 Canadian Healthcare Workers

IAM International President Bob Martinez meets with newly chartered Local Lodge 1231 President Merry St. Bernard. Four interim executive officers and 23 stewards attending leadership training class this week took part in a historic event by signing the new charter for IAM Local Lodge 1231 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in …

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IAM Charters New Canadian Local Lodge 1231

On August 21, 2018 the IAM held a ceremony at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center to initiate new members and to charter the newly formed Local Lodge 1231. The lodge represents approximately 2,400 home healthcare workers in Ontario, Canada. The post IAM Charters New Canadian Local Lodge 1231 appeared first on IAMAW.

Standing Strong; West Virginia Machinists Win New Deal

IAM Members of Local 818, District 54 employed at Tecnocap in Wheeling, WV ratified a new three year deal over the weekend, ending the 130 day strike. The strike came after members voted unanimously to reject the contract and to strike the employer. “Congratulations go to our members, they realized that job security language is …

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Nothing but Takeaways

The Machinist members at the bargaining table couldn’t believe their ears. “The only thing they offered was a 5 cent increase per hour for the first year. Everything else was a takeaway,” said Cornell Beard, IAM District 70 Directing Business Representative, incredulously. “Shock was on the face of every Machinist in that room. One of …

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Deadline for Intermediate Web Development Approaching

Don’t miss you chance to hone your website building skills in the IAM Communication’s Department Intermediate Web Development Class October 21-26, 2018 at the William W. Winpisinger Center in Hollywood, MD. Deadline to register for the class is Friday, August 24. This intermediate-level class is for local and district lodges that already have a website …

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