Monthly Archive: October 2017

Oct 19 2017

Swissport Workers Overwhelmingly Vote for IAM Representation

Seeking improved working conditions, a better quality of life for their families and fairness on the job, 35 Swissport Fuelers and Dispatchers at Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) this week overwhelmingly voted for IAM representation. Their desire to form a union and join the IAM was clear, as they collected in less than a week the …

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Oct 19 2017

Wisconsin IAM Local 1564 Completes IAM Field Negotiation Prep Class

Members of the IAM Local 1564 Bargaining Committee complete the IAM Negotiation Preparation Field Program in preparation for upcoming negotiations with food and beverage container-maker Silgan in Oconomowoc, WI. Committee members, starting fourth from right, Dan Schlender, Chairman; Katie Ziolkowski; Todd Rhyner; and Jeremy Terlisner, IAM District 10 Business Rep. Also pictured, left to right, …

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Oct 19 2017

You Asked and GDA Got It!

The discounted Paris Hotel rates are now available through October 23rd. Guide Dogs of America’s 37th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet is November 18th. So get your playbook in order and act now before the clock runs out! Go to: https://aws.passkey.com/go/SPDOG7 Our group code is SPDOG7. The post You Asked and GDA Got It! …

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Oct 17 2017

Y-E-S to the IAM

New Machinists Members from L-3 Technologies Vertex Aerospace from Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas It’s been a busy few months in the IAM’s Southern Territory, but busy means good things for working people. “When you think Texas, you may not think union right away, but the Machinists are changing that, especially in …

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Oct 17 2017

Volunteer for National Wreaths Across America Day

As a way to give back to those who paid the ultimate price to protect our freedom, the IAM Veterans Department is asking you to join us by volunteering to place remembrance wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery this year. The cemetery’s 624-acre landscape is a tribute to the service and sacrifice of every individual laid …

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Oct 17 2017

Amarillo IAM Local Helps Food Bank Create 14,000 Meals

With many families in the Texas Panhandle having to make choices between paying utilities and buying food each month, and with recent natural disasters, Amarillo IAM Local 1255 Pantex members and families have stepped up to help. The team took part in the High Plains Food Bank‘s (HPFB) most recent relief effort. By giving a …

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Oct 17 2017

IAM CREST Workplace Violence Survey Assessment

Workplace violence is an assault or other violent act that entails a substantial risk of physical or emotional harm. In an effort to identify patterns of violence and preventative solutions for incorporation into a prevention standard, we have developed a Workplace Violence Survey. Workplace violence may result in physical injury and can lead to medical …

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Oct 12 2017

DL 141 Delivers Record-Breaking Donation to the IAM Disaster Relief Fund

On the opening day of District Lodge 141 Chairman’s Conference, District Lodge 141 President Mike Klemm presented Transportation General Vice President Sito Pantoja a check for $250,000 to the IAM Disaster Relief Fund, the largest donation in the history of the program. The DL 141 Executive Board made and approved this motion in response to …

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