Oct 18 2018

Congratulations, IAM Communications Contest Winners!

IAM members from 20 local lodges and seven district lodges, representing every territory within our union, have been announced as winners in the IAM Communications Contest. Visit contest.goIAM.org to see all the winners. Each year the IAM recognizes the best Local and District newsletters, websites and photography. Winning photographs will be featured in the 2019 …

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Oct 18 2018

IAM Journal Sneak Peak: Rising to the Challenge in Texarkana

The Winter 2018-2019 IAM Journal will be hitting the doorsteps on IAM members by early November. Here’s a first look at one of several articles in this edition. Situated just west of Texarkana, TX, Red River Army Depot, or RRAD, covers a 50 square mile area and comprises upwards of 1,400 buildings. Since 1941 the …

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Oct 18 2018

Last Chance for Discounted Hotel Rate for Guide Dogs Charity Weekend

If you have not yet made plans to attend the Guide Dogs of America Charity Weekend in Las Vegas, you still have time to join the festivities. The deadline for special hotel room rates is today, Thursday, October 18. Book your room online today. Be sure to use the group code SPDOG8. Register early for …

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Oct 16 2018

IP Martinez, GVP Allen Fire Up Membership at District 751 Solidarity Conference

Over 300 members of IAM District 751 attended a Member Solidarity Conference last weekend in Seattle. District leadership puts on the conference to educate members on the power they have when standing together in unity. View photos from the Solidarity Conference on the IAM Facebook page. “I appreciated that so many members attended on their …

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Oct 16 2018

Ohio Local 1943 Launches New Apprenticeship Program

Last week Middletown, OH IAM Local 1943 unveiled to the public a new partnership apprenticeship program with AK Steel. The 18-month program allows members at AK Steel Middletown Works in production jobs to earn state certification as journeymen in Maintenance Mechanics and become eligible to work in maintenance at AK Steel Middletown Works. Check out …

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Oct 16 2018

IAM’s Bagwell Honored by Metal Trades Department

IAM Education Representative Henry Bagwell was recently presented with the prestigious Chico McGill Award by the AFL-CIO Metal Trades Department. The award recognizes trade unionists who exhibit the strength, fortitude and commitment of the late Chico McGill, a former IBEW member and officer who was known as an outspoken advocate for working people. “This is …

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Oct 16 2018

Putting for the Pups

The Guide Dogs of America (GDA) was the big winner of the 6th Annual Bob Martinez Jr. Golf Tournament organized by the members of District 776 in Fort Worth, TX. With more than $40,000 raised, it was a great day for the IAM to help those in need while enjoying a round of golf and …

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Oct 16 2018

Tune in Wednesday to See IAM Stars Shine

Join us Wednesday, October 17 at 7 p.m. ET as the IAM goes live online to recognize the work of local and district communicators from across the union. Tune in on our Facebook Page. Named for the IAM’s 11th International President William W. Winpisinger, or “Wimpy,” the awards show will name the winners of the …

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