Raging Forest Fires Across The Region

Sun. July 20, 2014

The Woodworkers Department would like to take a moment to recognize the thousands of men and women battling the wildfires burning throughout the Northwest. 

HPWO Staff Week: July 21 - 25, 2014

Fri. July 18, 2014

Jim Reid will be in Gambier, Ohio this week. Click "Read More" for further information.

International President Tom Buffenbarger signs HPWO Partnership Agreement

Wed. July 16, 2014

On July 2, 2014, International President Tom Buffenbarger travelled to Jamestown, New York to meet with leaders of IAM Local Lodge 2105 and District Lodge 65 and corporate and local managers at the TitanX plant.

Local 701 Auto Mechanics Strike in Illinois

Fri. July 11, 2014

IAM Local 701 auto mechanics at Al Piemonte Chevrolet in East Dundee, IL have voted to go on strike. The new members have been in negotiations for a first contract since the end of May.

HPWO Staff Week: July 14 - 18, 2014

Fri. July 11, 2014

Jim Reid will be on the road this week. Click "Read More" for further information.

House Dems Expose Bogus U.S. Trade Numbers

Thu. July 10, 2014

A group of House Democrats are calling on the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to stop using misleading export numbers when making its case for future trade agreements, like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which is currently being negotiated in secret.

IAM Local 701 Runs Automotive Service Tech Competion

Wed. July 09, 2014

IAM Local 701 ran the Automotive Service Technology Competition at the Skills USA Illinois Championships in Springfield.  Governor Pat Quinn welcomed the high school and post-secondary students during the opening ceremony April 3.  Sixty students competed in Automotive Service Tech, as they rotated through 20 work stations, testing their skills.