Monthly Archive: July 2017

Jul 27 2017

Machinists Welcome New Members in Arizona

Workers employed by DynCorp at Davis Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, AZ recently voted to join the IAM. The group of 220 workers led by Grand Lodge Representative Steve Nickel maintained great resolve as the company did all it could to divide them and discredit the IAM. “I am proud of the way these …

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Jul 27 2017

Massachusetts Governor Breaks Promise to Boston Bus Mechanics

: Machinists Union Local 264 mechanics and fuelers, the No. 1 bus maintenance workforce in the U.S. for miles between breakdowns, are disappointed by Gov. Charlie Baker’s decision to issue a request for proposal to outsource their jobs. Despite Baker’s promise to not privatize MBTA jobs, Boston may lose control of another core MBTA service—and …

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Jul 27 2017

Boeing’s Success Not Being Felt by Boeing Workers

Boeing reported a second quarter profit of $1.76 billion, its highest since 2009, and a whopping 58 percent stock jump. Yet the aerospace giant is cutting jobs at its fastest clip in more than a decade, according to the Wall Street Journal. The IAM represents more than 35,000 Boeing workers at 24 locations. “Executives and …

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Jul 27 2017

IAM Midwest Territory ‘Rides for Guides’ Raises $12k for Guide Dogs of America

Drivers taking part in the IAM Midwest Territory’s 9th Annual “Rides for Guides” Motorcycle Poker Run in South Dakota took off during the early morning hours from the historic city of Deadwood, through the scenic byways of Spearfish Canyon, down through the infamous motorcycle rally town of Sturgis, and stood in the shadows of the …

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Jul 27 2017

Spanish Leadership II Coming Up in September

The William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center (W3) will host Spanish Leadership II from September 10-15. The Spanish Leadership II program mirrors its English counterpart in that it provides the local and district lodges with trained and skilled unionists that can communicate with workers and the community in both languages. The Spanish programs at …

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Jul 27 2017

Liderazgo II en Español

El Centro William W. Winpisinger (W3) será el anfitrión de Liderazgo II en Español del 10 al 15 de septiembre 2017. El programa de Liderazgo II en Español refleja su contraparte inglés, ya que proporciona a las logias locales y distritos con unionistas entrenados y calificados que pueden comunicarse con los trabajadores y la comunidad …

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Jul 26 2017

Senator Blumenthal Announces Act Aimed at Combating Toxic Cabin Air

On Tuesday, Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) along with Senators Diane Feinstein (D-CA) and Edward Markey (D-MA) introduced the Cabin Air Safety Act, a bill that seeks to protect airline passengers and cabin crew from toxic cabin air. Academic research indicates that approximately 20,000 toxic fume events have occurred during the past 10 years – an …

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Jul 25 2017

Martinez, Gruber Visit IAM Members at Boeing in St. Louis

IAM International President Bob Martinez and IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Philip J. Gruber visit with IAM Local 837A and 837B members who work at the Boeing Integrated Defense Systems facility in Hazelwood, MO. IAM International President Bob Martinez recently joined IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Philip J. Gruber in a visit with …

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