Monthly Archive: September 2017

Sep 28 2017

United, We Are Strong

Thank you! Another extremist attempt to steal our freedom to affordable healthcare has been stopped. The IAM will stay vigilant and will keep fighting for accessible healthcare for every working family. You did this. We did this. Working people did this. Healthcare is a human right. #GrahamCassidy #1u https://t.co/ueT4C2AUAV — Machinists Union (@MachinistsUnion) September 26, …

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Sep 28 2017

Watch Special Edition of Activate LIVE Friday

The IAM’s new live studio webcast Activate LIVE, the first live weekly social media program in the labor movement, will broadcast a special edition on Friday, September 29 with a live studio audience including IAM Young Machinists. IAM Communications Director Bob Wood, IAM Women’s and Human Rights Director Rhonda Rogers and several Young Machinists will …

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Sep 28 2017

Healthcare Workers, IAM Visit DC to Address the Opioid, Mental Health Crisis

The opioid crisis is a national emergency, roughly 64,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2016. This emergency has cost our nation nearly 80 billion per year, much of which is attributable to lost earnings and employment. This crisis devastates the lives of working families. Members of the IAM Legislative Team and National Union of …

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Sep 28 2017

Washington State Local 289 Sponsors 4-H Youth

One of the models we live by as union members is “service to the community.” This year IAM Local 289 stepped up to sponsor the 4-H swine division at the Pierce County Fair in Graham, WA. Since the fair is nonprofit it relies on donations from local businesses, other nonprofits and this time the IAM. …

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Sep 26 2017

Oregon Precision Castparts Welders Vote IAM Yes

On September 22, nearly 100 workers at Precision Castparts in Portland, OR voted to join the IAM. The company makes heavy-duty metal components for airplanes, generators and other industrial products. “I want to welcome and congratulate the welders at Precision Castparts for voting to become members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers,” …

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Sep 26 2017

Help Still Needed for IAM Members Affected by Hurricanes

As IAM members and other residents in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands begin their recovery from hurricanes Irma and Maria, they join tens of thousands still reeling from storms Harvey and Irma in Texas and Florida. IAM members in the affected areas are facing a long and trying road to some sort of …

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Sep 26 2017

Second Chances

The statistics are alarming. According to the Department of Corrections, the rate of female incarceration in Oklahoma is the highest in the nation, which is almost double the national average. In 2015, 151 women out of every 100,000 in the Sooner State were behind bars, leaving nearly 4,600 minor children at home without a mother. …

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Sep 26 2017

New York Machinists Set to Take on Constitutional Convention

Machinists flooded the New York State AFL-CIO in Albany to attend a training session for union members, officers, and staff on labor’s opposition to a constitutional convention. On November 7, New Yorkers will vote on a once-in-a-generation ballot question on whether to empanel a delegates’ convention to amend the state constitution. Every twenty years, New …

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