IAM Territories

The IAM's 730,000 active and retired members can be found in all 50 states in the U.S. and 10 provinces and three territories of Canada.

Our union is organized into seven territories to better serve our members. Geography defines five of those territories. Transportation covers a series of related industries. Headquarters combines administrative functions with recently merged or affiliated districts and lodges.

Click here to view a map of territory locations including IAM Headquarters and William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center.

NLRB Backs Illinois Mechanics in AutoNation Decision

Sun. July 20, 2014

Mechanics Local 701 and the IAM Midwest Territory took on AutoNation when the anti-union company fired Union activist and mechanic Jose Huerta. The IAM sought justice through the National Labor Relations Board. The NLRB decision reinstates Huerta and made him whole for all losses including three years back pay with interest compounded daily.

Machinists Overwhelmingly Approve New Contracts at US Airways

Fri. July 18, 2014
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced that approximately 11,000 maintenance training specialist, fleet service and mechanic and related employees approved new contracts by 96, 86 and 67 percent respectively at the "new" American Airlines.

IAM-TCU Tentative Agreement Reached With LIRR

Thu. July 17, 2014
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IAM District Lodge 19 Assistant President/General Chairman John Lacey and NY State Governor Andrew Cuomo, who was instrumental in getting the MTA to move toward a fair agreement.

Within days of a strike that would have shut down the nation's largest commuter railroad, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), its partner the Transportation Communications Union (TCU) and union coalition members today announced a tentative agreement has been reached with the Long Island Railroad (LIRR).

Buffenbarger Taps Stassi as Transportation Special Rep

Thu. July 17, 2014


International President Tom Buffenbarger today announced the appointment of Joe Stassi as Transportation Department Special Representative.

Machinists Union Sets Strike Deadline at LIRR

Fri. July 11, 2014

After four years of contract negotiations, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), its partner, the Transportation Communications Union (TCU) and six union coalition partners at Long Island Railroad, announced a strike deadline at 12:01 AM, Sunday July 20, 2014.

IAM Delta Lands in London

Fri. July 11, 2014
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Illustrating the global reach of the IAM’s Delta Flight Attendant organizing campaign, IAM Delta organizers this week were greeted with tremendous support as campaign activities expanded to London. Dozens of Delta Flight Attendants on layover signed election authorization cards at IAM visibility events far away from Delta management’s intimidating eyes. Unionized Flight Attendants from American Airlines, Air France and Iberia Regional also stopped by to offer their support and encouragement to Delta Flight Attendants.

Illinois Mechanics on Strike at Al Piemonte Chevrolet

Wed. July 09, 2014

Mechanics Local 701 members at Al Piemonte Chevrolet in East Dundee, IL have voted to go on strike. Our new members have been in negotiations bargaining for a first contract since the end of May.