Monthly Archive: November 2018

Nov 15 2018

NFFE-IAM Sues VA Over Unlawful Ban on ‘Official Time’

The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) joined the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) and the National Association of Government Employees (NAGE) in filing a lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in response to a ‘Notice of Repudiation’ issued by the VA. The lawsuit asserts that the VA is illegally depriving medical …

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Nov 15 2018

Martinez, Conigliaro Visit Massachusetts Members at Savage Arms

IAM International President Bob Martinez and Eastern Territory General Vice President Jimmy Conigliaro Jr. were welcomed by Local 1420 and its nearly 300 members at Savage Arms in Westfield, MA. 11_15_2018_014_savage 11_15_2018_013_savage 11_15_2018_012_savage 11_15_2018_011_savage 11_15_2018_010_savage 11_15_2018_09_savage 11_15_2018_08_savage 11_15_2018_07_savage 11_15_2018_06_savage 11_15_2018_05_savage 11_15_2018_04_savage 11_15_2018_03_savage 11_15_2018_02_Savage 11_15_2018_01_Savage “I was amazed by the expertise and craftmanship of our members …

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Nov 15 2018

Enroll Now for 2019 Federal Workers Program

The IAM Federal Employee Program will take place February 3–8, 2019 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. Due to limited class space of 30, only those who have not previously attended may enroll. Participants will be chosen on a first come basis, so do not delay. Completed enrollment forms …

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Nov 15 2018

Join Us at the 2019 IAM Communications Conference in Las Vegas

Communicators at all levels of the IAM are encouraged to take part in the 2019 IAM Communications Conference at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas June 4-6, 2019. Click here for the official call letter and enrollment form. IAM International President Bob Martinez will chair the conference. The packed agenda will be a unique opportunity to …

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Nov 13 2018

Machinists Honor Military on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a time to honor and thank those who are serving or have served in the military. IAM members from all over the nation paid tribute to America’s military veterans. International President Bob Martinez, a U.S. Navy veteran, reminds us of the IAM’s “special bond with our armed forces and the brave men …

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Nov 13 2018

Take Part in the 2019 IAM Women’s Conference to ‘Unite the Fight’

The key role women play in the labor movement and our society will take center stage at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel, during the 2019 IAM Women’s Conference from April 4-6, 2019. Click here for the official call letter. “Women Rising: Unite the Fight” is the theme of the conference and the importance of the role …

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Nov 13 2018

IAM Grand Lodge, District 142 Earn Communications Awards

The IAM Communications Department and IAM District 142 have won a combined 12 awards in the International Labor Communications Association’s 2018 Labor Media Contest. The awards recognize the IAM’s flagship magazine, the IAM Journal; the IAM’s weekly email newsletter, iMail; the IAM’s website, goIAM.org; as well as photography, video and web design published by the …

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Nov 13 2018

Act Now to Help with California Wildfire Disaster Relief

Yet another wildfire season is taking a horrible toll on communities and our members in California. “The fires that are raging in California are truly devastating,” said IAM Western Territory General Vice President Gary Allen. “I am saddened by the loss that our members are experiencing and my heart continues to break as the images …

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