Category Archive: iMail

Jan 03 2019

IAM Members Feeling Pain of Government Shutdown

The lives of hundreds of thousands of federal employees and contractors, including NFFE-IAM and IAM members, are in limbo as political squabbling continues to shut down the government. It is the third time in a year that the government has shut down. Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. and NFFE-IAM Federal District 1 President/Directing …

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Jan 03 2019

Solidarity for IAM Members at Boeing South Carolina

Boeing has engaged in an all-out campaign of intimidation against Flight Line workers at Boeing South Carolina, most notably with six IAM members who have been unjustly terminated. READ: Machinists say Boeing fired workers over union membership Associated Press These unjust terminations have rallied IAM members, elected officials and others throughout the nation to show …

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Jan 03 2019

W3 Center Launches Social Media Presence

The William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center has recently launched social media pages. IAM members now have another way to stay informed about class offerings, registration deadlines, and other happenings around the campus. “Any member who has attended a class at the Winpisinger Center understands the value of the work done here,” said Director …

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Jan 03 2019

IAM Mourns Loss of Retired Assistant Secretary Mike Dorsey

Retired Assistant Secretary Michael L. Dorsey passed away on the evening of December 26, 2018. “The IAM benefitted from decades of service by Mike Dorsey,” said IAM International President Bob Martinez. “He was a great leader and a strong asset to our union. We grieve along with his family.” Dorsey initiated into East Hartford, CT …

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Jan 03 2019

Iowa Local 1238 Prepares for Negotiations with Klauer Manufacturing

The Negotiating Committee for Dubuque, IA Local 1238, along with staff members from District 6, participated in the Negotiation Preparation for Bargaining Committees program at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. Local 1238 represents employees at Klauer Manufacturing, and produce steel and aluminum products for residential, agricultural and commercial markets. …

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Jan 03 2019

Love Appointed Aerospace Coordinator

International President Bob Martinez has announced the appointment Southern Territory Grand Lodge Representative Mark Love to the position of Aerospace Coordinator, effective January 1, 2019. “Mark has always been a great asset to the IAM, especially the Southern Territory,” said Aerospace General Vice President Mark Blondin. “He brings with him a wealth of knowledge from …

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Dec 21 2018

What Federal Workers Need to Know About a Government Shutdown

The federal government could shut down Friday, December 21, 2018 at midnight if Congress can’t work out a solution to its spending dispute. This means that the lives of federal employees would once again be affected by Congress’ failure to do its job. In order to assist you with local preparations, the IAM has gathered …

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Dec 13 2018

International President Martinez Visits Florida Members Recovering from Hurricane

IAM International President Bob Martinez recently visited Panama City, FL Local 1106 members at WestRock mill and Local 449 members at Tyndall Air Force Base. They, and the community as a whole, continue to suffer two months after Hurricane Michael made landfall. The storm is the first ever Category 4 hurricane on record to hit …

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