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Power Politician Blasts Trans-Pacific Partnership

Fri. July 01, 2016

U.S. senator Sherrod Brown from Ohio, a friend of the Machinists Union, spoke in Washington about the dangers of a potentially troubling tyrannical trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). If the TPP is ratified, it will control 40 percent of the worldwide economy and could kill the American manufacturing sector.

Make it a Union-Made Fourth of July

Thu. June 30, 2016

Have plans for the Fourth? Begin saving money and support other union members by shopping Made in America for union-made beer, food, snacks, games and more. Text MADE to 235246 on your mobile device for more union-made in America product lists.

Tell Pelosi to Stand Strong Against a Lame-Duck TPP Vote

Thu. June 30, 2016

Thanks to massive public opposition, there’s little chance that the job-killing, planet-destroying Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will be voted on before the November election.  Thanks to IAM members like you speaking out, being pro-TPP has become a huge political liability for any elected official.

Gregory Tapped as Transportation Department Special Representative

Thu. June 30, 2016

IAM International President Bob Martinez today announced the appointment of Brianna Gregory as IAM Transportation Department Special Representative, effective July 1, 2016

Smith Tapped as Eastern Territory Chief of Staff

Thu. June 30, 2016

IAM International President Bob Martinez appointed Grand Lodge Representative James Smith this week to be the new Eastern Territory Chief of Staff effective July 1. Smith takes the reigns as the second in command under Eastern Territory GVP Brian Bryant, servicing the territory which covers 14 states and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.

Russ Gittlen to Succeed Dale Hartford at Guide Dogs of America

Thu. June 30, 2016

IAM International President Bob Martinez announced this week that IAM District 1 New England Area Director and Local 447 Assistant Business Manager Russ Gittlen has been appointed Director of Guide Dogs of America (GDA) effective January 1, 2017. Gittlen will replace retiring GDA Director Dale Hartford.

Tentative Agreement Reached for 1000 at Red River Army Depot

Thu. June 30, 2016

Pending ratification by the membership, the IAM has reached a tentative bridging contract agreement with VSE Corporation at the Red River Army Depot in Texarkana, TX.