Monthly Archive: July 2017

Jul 06 2017

‘A Dream Come True’ for Machinists Union Graduates

Eleven Machinists Union members can now call themselves college graduates. That’s a big deal for them and their families. It also opens a new chapter in the IAM’s education partnership with SUNY Empire State College. #1u ✊ + #HigherEd = These are the 1st IAM members to get bachelor’s degrees thru our partnership with @SUNYEmpire. …

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Jul 06 2017

IAM Executive Council Looks Toward Future

Democracy was on display Saturday, July 1, as the IAM Executive Council was sworn in, reciting the Oath of Office for their terms in which they were elected in a ceremony at IAM Headquarters in Upper Marlboro, MD. “I commit to you this morning to give everything I have – every single day – to …

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Jul 06 2017

IAM Midwest Territory Members Stand Union Proud in Local Iowa & Wisconsin Parades

Members of IAM Local 1293 take part in the Fairfield, IA county parade as part of IAM H.E.L.P.S., the Midwest Territory’s new initiative aimed at doing more in the communities in which we live. The IAM was on full display as members of IAM Local 1293 in Fairfield, Iowa; Local 2269 in Reedsburg, WI; and …

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Jul 06 2017

Wichita District 70 Rolls a ‘300’ for Guide Dogs of America

For the 5th year in a row, IAM District 70 brought home a perfect score with their Guide Dogs of America (GDA) “Doggie Bowl” bowling fundraiser, raising more than $13,500. With nearly twice the participants of 2016’s event, 147 bowlers took part to double the money raised for GDA this year. The school relies solely …

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Jul 06 2017

For-Hire Vehicle Workers Win Restroom Rights at JFK Airport

Members of the Independent Drivers Guild, an IAM affiliate, got one step closer to getting permanent restroom facilities at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Porta-Potties have been installed at JFK. The Independent Drivers Guild, IAM affiliate, has been urging the Port Authority to add restroom facilities in the lot where Uber and Lyft …

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