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Banquet Honors Guide Dogs Fundraisers

Tue. November 25, 2014

The IAM’s charity, Guide Dogs of America (GDA), honored fundraisers and presented its highest honor, the “Gift of Sight Award,” to TCU-IAM National President Robert Scardelletti, New England Motor Freight Chairman Myron “Mike” Shevell and IAM District 15/Local 447 Area Director Russ Gittlen at the 34th annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet in Las Vegas.

Striking IAM Auto Tech Members Under Intense Persecution in Massachusetts

Tue. November 25, 2014

A new video produced by the Machinists News Network showcases Massachusetts car dealership Country Nissan’s all-out war on IAM-represented auto technician workers in Hadley.

IAM Districts Donate Holiday Dinners to AGM Strikers

Tue. November 25, 2014

About 135 IAM Local 219 families at Bluegrass Station, KY have been on an Unfair Labor Practice Strike against government sub-contractor Allsource Global Management (AGM) since October 1. As the holiday season approached they stood tall and proud at their Local Lodge meeting Monday, November 24 when the Local leadership distributed a full Thanksgiving dinner package to each family, including a turkey, sack full of fixings and pumpkin pie. District 27 of Louisville, KY, District 711 of Nashville, KY and District 75 of Enterprise, AL provided all the food.

Norwegian Air Peddles Scheme to Fly into U.S., Abolish Worker Rights

Tue. November 25, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is expected to rule on Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) application for a foreign air carrier permit soon.

Hollibush Appointed Western Territory Special Representative

Tue. November 25, 2014

IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger has appointed IAM District 190 Assistant Directing Business Representative Mark Hollibush to serve as a Special Representative to the Western Territory, effective December 1, 2014.

Have a Happy Union-Made Thanksgiving

Tue. November 25, 2014

With Thanksgiving this Thursday you may be planning a party, celebrating with a crowd, a few friends or having a quiet dinner at home. However you choose to celebrate, don't forget to check your shopping list to ensure your day is filled with union-made items.

Career and Technical Education Workforce Development Summit

Fri. November 21, 2014

For the Machinists, training and apprenticeship programs have always been the keys to the future. That's why the IAM took part in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Workforce Development Summit at the AFL-CIO in Washington, DC: A place where labor, educators and the business community came together to address what works.