Machinists Win Labor Mobility in Airbus Reciprocity Agreement

Members of IAM Local Lodge 712 voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new reciprocity agreement on Sunday, as their employer Bombardier, and Airbus, work toward finalizing their partnership to produce the C Series aircraft. The new agreement ensures that workers who switch from Bombardier to the future partnership, and vice-versa, will not lose their pensions […]

IAM Lockheed Votes Yes

The votes are in, the numbers are tallied and the answer is Yes! The Machinists at Lockheed Martin have a contract. “I’m very proud of our Sisters and Brothers at Lockheed Martin for standing strong through this tough round of negotiations,” said International President Bob Martinez. “I want to thank Aerospace Chief of Staff Jody Bennett […]

The IAM 2017 Toy Drive

                        Kennedy Space Center Machinists Give Santa a Helping Hand For more than a decade, the Brothers and Sisters of IAM Local Lodge 2061 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida having been coming together to make a difference for the kids […]

GOP Tax Plan Bonuses: Proof is in the Pudding

IAM International President Bob Martinez was recently quoted in Bloomberg BNA on the surge of companies alleging that the GOP tax plan is the reason for employee bonuses. READ: AT&T Promises Bonuses, and Union Responds With a Shrug “History has shown that wealthy executives will simply use their giveaway for stock buybacks and dividends to […]

Machinists Honor Military on ‘Wreaths Across America’ Day

Machinists Union members gathered at Arlington National Cemetery to remember fallen veterans and honor those who have served. The Machinists were among the thousands of people who participated in wreath-laying ceremonies across the country on Saturday, December 16. IAM Local 24 members from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland were among those who joined IAM […]

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 […]

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