Month: January 2017

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 […]

Boeing South Carolina Workers to Vote Feb. 15 on Union Representation

January 27, 2017, North Charleston, SC – Approximately 2,850 employees at Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner facilities in North Charleston, SC will vote on February 15, 2017 on whether to be represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The IAM and the Boeing Co. came to an agreement on the date and time […]

IAM Welcomes U.S. Withdrawal from TPP and Plans to Renegotiate NAFTA

President Trump formally withdrew the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and announced plans to renegotiate NAFTA, two trade deals with dire consequences for working people. What his administration does next is the real question. The IAM, and a strong coalition of labor and other groups that successfully blocked the TPP last year, have laid […]

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