Monthly Archive: November 2018

Nov 29 2018

Retired Connecticut IAM Member to Serve on Incoming Governor’s Transition Team

IAM Retiree John Harrity will be serving on the Energy Committee for Connecticut Governor-elect Ned Lamont’s Transition Team. Lamont was endorsed by the Connecticut State Council of Machinists (CSCM), who also turned out in force to support the campaign by knocking on doors and calling union members across the state. Harrity retired last March and …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.iam75.org/retired-connecticut-iam-member-to-serve-on-incoming-governors-transition-team/

Nov 29 2018

Feeding the Community in Virginia

They didn’t do it for the fanfare. In fact, it wasn’t until weeks later that anyone started hearing what the members of IAM Local Lodge10 in Newport News, VA had done one brisk, fall Saturday in November. Because for this lodge, community service isn’t something to brag about, it’s just something you do. “Without any …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.iam75.org/feeding-the-community-in-virginia/

Nov 29 2018

Newswriting for Communicators Class Moved to July

To better serve the class participants, the 2019 Newswriting for Communicators course has been rescheduled. The class was originally scheduled for January, instead will be held July 21-26, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience this change may cause. Registration deadline for the July class is May 10, 2019. The Newswriting for Communicators course will teach …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.iam75.org/newswriting-for-communicators-class-moved-to-july/

Nov 27 2018

Machinists Union Mourns Loss of Linda Buffenbarger

The Machinists Union is mourning the loss of Linda Buffenbarger, beloved wife of retired International President Tom Buffenbarger and mother of Special Assistant Andrew Buffenbarger and Amy Buffenbarger. Linda Buffenbarger, 72, passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. “Linda Buffenbarger sacrificed so much for our IAM family during Tom’s career with our …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.iam75.org/machinists-union-mourns-loss-of-linda-buffenbarger/

Nov 27 2018

Connecticut Machinists Help Families in Need for Thanksgiving

For 28 years IAM Local 1871 in Groton, CT, has provided Thanksgiving baskets for out-of-work members, needy families and others in the community.The idea, which grew out of a garage food pantry that began during a strike in 1988, has since become an annual community service event. Local 1871 prides itself on providing everything for …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.iam75.org/connecticut-machinists-help-families-in-need-for-thanksgiving/

Nov 27 2018

Win $500 by Designing the 2019 IAM Women’s Conference T-Shirt

“Women Rising: Unite the Fight” is the theme of the 2019 IAM Women’s Conference, and your T-Shirt design could be the winning entry to promote the event. Judges will award prizes of $500, $300 and $200 to the top three entries. Check out the rules and submit your design by the January 1, 2019 deadline. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.iam75.org/win-500-by-designing-the-2019-iam-womens-conference-t-shirt/

Nov 27 2018

Join the Machinists at Wreaths Across America Day

Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, coordinated wreath-laying ceremonies take place at more than 1,400 locations, in all 50 states, at sea and abroad. The annual event serves to remember, honor and teach the value of freedom. The IAM Veterans Department hopes you will join us by volunteering to place remembrance wreaths at …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.iam75.org/join-the-machinists-at-wreaths-across-america-day-2/

Nov 27 2018

Give for Guide Dogs Today

Today is Giving Tuesday and Guide Dogs of America invites you to be a part of the movement. Please participate in this campaign dedicated to charitable giving — when charities, families, businesses, community centers, students, retailers and more come together to celebrate the spirit of giving and kick-off the holiday giving season. GDA asks you …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.iam75.org/give-for-guide-dogs-today/