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IAM warns members about Zika Virus

Thu. August 25, 2016

During the IAM Safety & Health Conference at the Winpisinger Center in Maryland, instructors educated union members about the Zika Virus, a potential health hazard that threatens thousands of Machinists who work outdoors. For more information, please view the website for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at

Machinists are First to Organize North American Toys R Us Outlet

Thu. August 25, 2016

Thirty-five Toys R Us workers in LaSalle, Québec have made history by becoming the first North American employees of the toy retailer to organize into a labor union. They are now the newest members of IAM Local 1148.

One Apprentice at a Time, Chicago Local 701 is Rebuilding the Middle Class

Thu. August 25, 2016

IAM Automobile Mechanics’ Local 701 has found the formula to combating our nation’s skills gap problem, rebuilding America’s middle class, and realizing the “American Dream,” said IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Philip J. Gruber during the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service’s (FMCS) recent Future at Work Conference in Chicago.

IAM Members at Tinker AFB Standing Strong

Thu. August 25, 2016

Now into the fourth week of a strike at Tinker Air Force Base, IAM Local 850 civil engineering workers are sending a strong message in a fight to maintain the pension that’s been in their contract for the past 16 years.

IAM Mourns Death of TCU-IAM Stalwart Larry Jones

Thu. August 25, 2016

The Machinists Union regrets to report the death of Lawrence "Larry" J. Jones, a lifetime Amtrak railroader and a pillar of strong representation at TCU-IAM. Jones passed away on August 17, 2016.

Minnesota Local 623 Prepares for Polar Tank Trailer Negotiations

Thu. August 25, 2016

The Negotiating Committee for IAM Local 623, along with Directing Business Representative Coleen Murphy-Cooney, participated in the Negotiation Preparation for Bargaining Committees program at the William W. Winpisinger Center in Hollywood, MD.

IAM Volunteer Firefighter Rescues Trapped Children

Tue. August 23, 2016

Regan Toomey is no stranger to volunteering. The IAM Local 1746 (East Hartford, CT) member gives countless hours as an IAM Organizer and Training Representative at Pratt & Whitney.