IAM Members at Aberdeen Proving Grounds Ratify New Contract

Forty-two members of IAM Local 186 working as federal contractors at Aberdeen Proving Ground ratified a three-year contract with employer Jacobs Technology. The contract guarantees wage increases of 3 percent every year, improved employer contributions to health...
A Harley Cinderella Story

A Harley Cinderella Story

During the Christmas break, machinist member Tony Daubs received a phone call from his local lodge president Sam Daniel. “I said, ‘You’re bluffing me Sam’ and I hung up the phone,” remembers Daubs and laughs as he tells the story. “I just couldn’t believe it was...
Iowa Prince Hydraulics Shutters Plant after 78 Years

Iowa Prince Hydraulics Shutters Plant after 78 Years

More than 30 members of IAM Local 1426 in Sioux City, Iowa are out of work after their employer, Prince Hydraulics Company, permanently closed its doors Friday, January 18, 2019, without any advanced notice. Members of the IAM Local 1426 Negotiating Committee...

The Fight is Not Over

Washington lawmakers recently agreed on a spending package to avoid another government shutdown. The spending package includes a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal employees. It does not include back pay for more than 1 million federal contract workers, like many IAM...

Dow Appointed as Western Territory Special Representative

International President Robert Martinez Jr. has appointed Ernest “Red” Dow as Special Representative to the Western Territory. Ernest “Red” Dow initiated into the IAM on January 1, 1980 working as a Machinist at General Electric for 30 years at the time of its...
Local Lodge 708 On Strike

Local Lodge 708 On Strike

After being presented with a last, best and final offer from FlightSafety Services Corporation (FSSC), the machinists who train pilots and maintain flight simulators for the new KC-46 at McConnell AFB in Kansas have voted to strike. The membership voted 100% to take...

Register for the 2019 IAM Legislative Conference

Take up the fight in our nation’s capital for policies that actually benefit working people. Join hundreds of your fellow IAM members at the 2019 IAM Legislative Conference May 6-8, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Washington, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001....

Machinists Urge Congress to Hold Amtrak Accountable

The Machinists Union is urging members of Congress to add their names to House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Rep. Dan Lipinski’s (D-IL) letter to Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson.  The letter seeks information on a number of...