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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.
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced it reached a tentative agreement with Southwest Airlines covering approximately 6,500 Passenger Service and Reservations Agents.
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced it reached a tentative contract covering approximately 165 fleet technical and emergency procedures instructors at United Airlines.
The tentative four year deal calls for immediate wage and benefit improvements, retroactive and signing bonus payments, strengthened employment security provisions and increased defined-benefit pension benefits.
"The IAM is proud of the work the Negotiating Team has done in order to complete the difficult task of bringing their full work group together," said IAM District 141 President Rich Delaney. "This is the fifth joint agreement reached between IAM District 141 and United Airlines that has brought the legacy carriers' employees into single contracts since the merger of Continental and United in 2010."
The 165 instructors provide skilled instruction and support for United's flight training centers in flight crew and emergency procedures training. The instructors also develop and implement necessary training programs needed to accomplish this critical instruction.
More details of the agreement can be found at www.iam141.org. Information meetings and a ratification schedule is being developed.
Retired IAM Distric 6 Directing Business Representative Joe Ironside was inducted into the Iowa Labor Hall of Fame recently at the Iowa AFL-CIO Convention held in Altoona, IA at Prairie Meadows.
At the urging of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA-CWA), the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and the AFL-CIO's Transportation Trades Department (TTD), members of Congress yesterday took action to continue the ban on mobile voice calls onboard commercial aircraft.
The Iowa Alliance for Retired Americans honored Alliance President Emeritus George J. Kourpias with a tribute recently. Kourpias, who is from Iowa, led the Alliance at its launch and built it into a 3.5 million member organization.
This year celebrates our 6th year for the “Spirit of the Midwest Rides for Guides,” which included a Classic Car Show and Motorcycle Ride to benefit Guide Dogs of America.