Monthly Archive: December 2016

Dec 15 2016

El Grupo de Liderazgo en Español Construye hacia el Futuro

El Grupo de Liderazgo Español (SLWG) se reunió recientemente en el Centro Winpisinger para revisar y actualizar el material de clases y planificar, los cursos para afiliados y personal de la IAM, para el año 2017. Los miembros colaboraron y reflexionaron sobre los mejores métodos para apoyar y fortalecer a la IAM. Las discusiones sobre …

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Dec 13 2016

The South Wants Unions. The IAM Just Proved It—Again.

Nearly 300 Aircraft and Base Maintenance workers at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida have voted to join the IAM. From left: Grand Lodge Representative Tony Wirth, Robbie Davis, Mark Reeves, Jesse Barefield, Randy Jones, Jim Haas, Wade Hutto, Mac Brown and District 75 Organizer Mike Cooke. Not pictured: Scott Missildine, Billy Given and District …

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Dec 13 2016

Tell Congress: Hands off Our Medicare

The future of Medicare is in grave jeopardy. The decision to nominate U.S. Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) as Secretary of Health and Human Services is an indication that the President-Elect doesn’t plan to back up his campaign promise of protecting the senior citizen health care program. Sign the Petition: Tell Your Congress Members to Oppose …

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Dec 13 2016

Take a Look Inside the New Guide Dogs of America Visitor Center

8_GDA 7_GDA 6_GDA 5_GDA 4_GDA 3_GDA 2_GDA 1_GDA 9_GDA “We’ve been doing everything we do here quite well at Guide Dogs,” said GDA President Dale Hartford. “We have successful teams, we have great volunteer and paid staff, but we have filled the space over there [existing campus]. There was no room for future growth or …

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Dec 13 2016

Archive IAM History with the Local Lodge History Project

The IAM is conducting the Local Lodge History Project at the Winpisinger Center this year during the week of June 11-16, 2017. This is an opportunity to be part of archiving the rich history of your lodge. In tradition with past sessions, participating Locals are asked to recruit two retirees and one active member from …

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Dec 13 2016

W3 Center Prepares Ocean Spray IAM Members for Contract Talks

Front row, from left: Joe Terlisner, Kenny Mullan and Mike Oettel. Back row, from left: Hunter Scott, Jon Zancanaro and Matt Maier. The IAM Local 66 Negotiating Committee, along with a staff member from District 10, recently participated in the Negotiation Preparation for Bargaining Committees program at the William W. Winpisinger Center in Hollywood, MD. …

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Dec 13 2016

IAM Wins Top Honors at 2016 ILCA Labor Media Awards

The Machinists Union won several top honors in the annual International Labor Communications Association (ILCA) Labor Media Awards contest, which honors the best in labor journalism. 1st Place, General Excellence, Blog: iMail 2nd Place, General Excellence, Single Issue Publication: 2015 IAM Human Rights Conference Posters 3rd Place, Best Design: Website, App, or E Publication: IAMAW …

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Dec 13 2016

New Women’s Committee Hits the Ground Running

In the eight short months the newly formed Women’s Committee of IAM Local 1943 in Middletown, OH has been up and running, they’ve wasted no time in making their presence known. Almost immediately the committee organized and held the first of many self-defense classes geared for women. Later, to help fund their efforts, a “Dine …

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