2012 IAM Grand Lodge Convention

IAM Convention Highlights Friday, September 14, 2012

Fri. September 14, 2012
  • IAM Delegates Endorse Obama, Biden
  • Convention Honors Norman Mineta and Rodney Slater
  • Bill Lucy, Jimmy Williams Address Delegates
  • Speakers, Panels Explore Ways to Create JOBS Now!
  • Delegates Act on Resolutions

IAM Convention Highlights Thursday, September 13, 2012

Thu. September 13, 2012
  • Kerry Kennedy Call for Global Human Rights
  • James Oberstar Named Honorary Lifetime Member
  • Jerry Springer Gives Rousing Defense of Workers and Unions
  • Delegates Consider Amendments and Resolutions

IAM Convention Highlights Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Wed. September 12, 2012
  • Convention Honors True Heroes
  • Canadian Leaders Outline Challenges, Opporunities
  • Trumka Leads Call for Economic Dignity for Workers
  • Panelists Discuss Human Rights, the Fight for Dignity
  • Delegates Secure Funding for Winpisinger Education Center

IAM Convention Highlights Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Tue. September 11, 2012
  • Financial Report Focuses on Secure Future for the IAM
  • IndustriALL Draws Praise from Global Labor Leaders
  • Making the Case for Global Solidairty
  • Convention Welcomes TCU Delegates

IAM Convention Highlights, Monday, September 10, 2012

Mon. September 10, 2012
  • Buffenbarger Opens 38th Grand Lodge Convention
  • Delegates Welcome Liz Shuler and Distringuished Speakers
  • Convention Salutes Canadian Labor History
  • IAM Convention Opens on a High Note

Grand Lodge Convention Live (Recorded)

Mon. September 10, 2012

View previously recorded streams of the 38th IAM Grand Lodge Convention.

IAM Convention Highlights, Sunday, September 9, 2012

Sun. September 09, 2012
  • Toronto Welcomes Delegates to 38th Grand Lodge Convention
  • Law Committee Dedicated to 124-Year Democratic Tradition
  • Kindle Makes Debut at Convention
  • Thank You to Convention Host Committee Members
  • Committee and Territory Meeting Rooms

Grand Lodge Convention Live

Thu. September 06, 2012

Watch the official non-business portion live once we start broadcasting on Sunday, September 9 until the close of convention on Friday, September 14th.

Update Passports, Cell Phones for 2012 Convention

Thu. January 12, 2012

IAM representatives and delegates attending the 2012 Grand Lodge Convention in Toronto, Ontario, are reminded that they need a valid U.S. passport to enter Canada. If you do not have a current passport, you should apply for, or update, your passport as soon as possible.

2012 IAM Grand Lodge Convention Store

Fri. December 16, 2011

Welcome to the IAMAW 2012 Convention Store, your one-stop shop for quality merchandise commemorating the 2012 General Convention in Toronto, Ontario. All of our items are Union Made in North America specifically for the IAMAW and its Members.

Enter Store Here

Important Reminders for 2012 Convention Attendees

Wed. October 05, 2011

IAM representatives and delegates attending the 2012 Grand Lodge Convention in Toronto, Ontario, are reminded that they need a valid U.S. passport to enter Canada. Passport applications are processed by the U.S. State Department and can take from several weeks to several months to process.