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IAM Journal - 2014 Year End Review

Fri. March 06, 2015

When our union celebrated its 125th anniversary of its founding in Atlanta in 1888, it was a time to reflect on how far we’ve come as a union and think about what we need to do to stay a strong and vibrant union well into the next 125 years.

One task is to ensure our members know how diverse our union has become, both in the types of members we have and the thousands of different jobs we do. That is the goal of this IAM Journal 2014 Year in Review.

Thousands March on Washington

Thu. August 29, 2013

It was a scene reflective of 50 years ago. Tens of thousands of people gathered alongside the 2,029-foot stretch of the Lincoln Memorial reflecting pool, the dramatic crest of the Washington Monument seen in the distance.

lAM Comes Home to Atlanta to Celebrate 125th Anniversary

Fri. May 31, 2013

The 2013 lAM National Staff Conference brought Machinists back to Atlanta, where the union was founded 125 years ago. Speakers cotnmemorated the progress of a union that has grown from 19 machinists secretly meeting in an Atlanta locomotive pit in 1888 to an international organization of nearly 700,000 active and retired members today.