Monthly Archive: May 2018

May 24 2018

The New IAM Journal is Here

The Summer 2018 edition of the IAM Journal is online and will be at the doorstep of IAM members soon if it isn’t already. This issue includes a celebration of the Machinists Union 130th anniversary, as well as stories of our members. Learn how a Boston area local lodge worked with the community and elected …

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May 24 2018

Contract Flip in Canada Nets New Contract and New IAM Members

The IAM has turned the tables on the latest contract flip at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport by securing voluntary certification, a new collective agreement, and new members. Contract flipping is common practice at Pearson allowed by the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA) which normally means job loss for some of the affected workers, reduced wages …

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May 24 2018

IAM Local 701 Trains Next Generation of Auto Mechanics at 2018 SkillsUSA Competition

IAM Mechanics Local 701 hosted another successful year of the 2018 SkillsUSA Automotive Service Technology competition in Springfield, Illinois. More than 60 high school and post-secondary students competed for the title this year in the automotive category. This year’s competition consisted of 20 stations on everything from brakes to air conditioning, electrical, wheel alignments and …

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May 24 2018

Pennsylvania Machinists Ratify New Contract

Nearly 300 IAM Local 1842 members recently voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new contract with modular and manufactured home builder Commodore and Colony Homes. The new five-year agreement includes wage increases, pension increases and continued health care coverage with cost containment measures. The contract also has increases in life and accidental death insurance and sickness …

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May 24 2018

Let’s Help Raise a GDA Guide Dog

The Guide Dogs of America (GDA) 2018 Doggone Fun Summer Auction is almost here and there are hundreds of items you can bid on to help GDA continue providing the best guide dogs to blind and visually impaired men and women across North America. The online GDA Bidding for Good event runs from June 1st …

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May 24 2018

Time is Running Out to Enter IAM Communication’s Contests

Don’t miss your opportunity to be in the IAM history books. Entries are still be accepted for the Communications Department’s newsletter, website and photo contests. Last day to enter is June 15, 2018. This is a great opportunity for your hard work to be recognized and seen by your IAM brothers and sisters. The post …

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May 22 2018

Boeing SC Flight Techs to Vote on IAM Representation

A group of 178 Boeing South Carolina Flight Readiness Technicians have the right to vote on IAM representation, the NLRB ruled Monday. The board has set an election date of Thursday, May 31, 2018. The Flight Technicians are standing strong in the face of the company’s anti-union campaign, even after Boeing lost its legal battle …

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May 22 2018

Global Support Grows for Illinois IKEA Workers

Unions from around the world are throwing their support behind working people at an Illinois IKEA distribution center who on Tuesday and Wednesday vote on IAM representation. Affiliates of the Building and Wood Workers’ International Union are sending photos and messages of support to the 120 workers in Minooka, encouraging them to vote “IAM Yes.” …

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