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500 Machinists Union Members Win New Contract with Schneider Electric

Members of IAM Local 2069 in Peru, IN cast their ballots in a ratification vote for a new three-year master agreement with energy management and automation company Schneider Electric. More than 500 IAM union members have ratified a new three-year master agreement with energy management and automation company Schneider Electric. The national agreement covers IAM […]

Las Vegas

The Machinists offer our heartfelt condolences to the victims and families of the Las Vegas shooting. We are thankful for the first responders who helped save lives through their heroic efforts. It is our hope that collective action and the spirit of resiliency will carry us through this senseless and violent tragedy. Our continued prayers […]

Martinez, Gruber Celebrate 100 Year Anniversary at Minnesota Chain-Maker

IAM International President Bob Martinez and IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Philip J. Gruber recently joined IAM District 66 and Local 1030 members, retirees and company executives in celebrating the 100-year anniversary of North America’s largest chain-maker, Peerless Industrial Group of Winona, MN. Peerless is home to more than 160 IAM members and has […]

Martinez Recommends Support of Jobs and Trade Competitiveness Act

International President Martinez recently encouraged members of Congress to support Representative Bill Pascrell’s (NJ-9) legislation that would reset America’s trade policies. The legislation promotes insourcing and strengthens the ability to enforce existing trade agreements. Click here to read Martinez’s letter “Instead of rewarding companies that offshore domestic production, as our current tax laws do, the […]

Martinez: Trade Deficit Examination Long Overdue

This past Friday the White House issued an executive order that authorizes a large-scale research study of the nation’s trade deficit. The IAM has advocated for American manufacturing and fair trade for many years. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer acknowledged the IAM’s support for a review of U.S. trade policy during his daily press […]

Turkey Town Delevers Again!

                Joe Kapalo unloads many of the 1,920 turkeys. Thousands of people were fed a Thanksgiving turkey dinner who would otherwise gone hungry. The Big Heart Brigade cooked 78,552 dinners. Brother Brent Bonar, IAM Local 971 Community Service Committeeman, donates his time every year. This year he was […]

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