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The IAM's nearly 600,000 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 agreement on a first contract and a voluntary recognition agreement for approximately 25 Fleet Service workers at McGee Air Services, an Alaska Air Group ground handling subsidiary.
The IAM Midwest Territory’s 8th Annual “Rides for Guides” Motorcycle Poker Run and Classic Car Show together raised over $40k to benefit Guide Dogs of America.
IAM legend Bill "OD" O'Driscoll past away yesterday.
William O'Driscoll, a Machinists Union legend, passed away on July 8, 2016. Although he will be greatly missed by all who knew him, his legacy will live on.
"Bill was one of strongest and smartest leaders in the entire labor movement," said General Vice President Sito Pantoja. "Tens of thousands of workers, retirees and their families are enjoying the benefits of his work and dedication every single day. Future generations of airline workers will feel the mark he made on the industry. He has left a legacy that will not be forgotten, and will always be remembered as the type of union representative we should all aspire to be."
In a decision that the Machinists Union hopes could be precursor to deny Norwegian Air International's (NAI) request for a foreign air carrier permit, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) yesterday denied Norwegian Air UK's (NAUK)—NAI's UK sister airline—application for a foreign air carrier exemption.
IAM International President Bob Martinez today announced the appointment of Brianna Gregory as IAM Transportation Department Special Representative.
Gregory initiated into Local 2202 in 2004 as an Alaska Airlines Passenger Service Employee. Brianna served as Local 2202 Chief Steward, Shop Steward, Communicator and Trustee. She also served on Local 2202's Women's, Bylaws, Organizing and Legislative Committees.
Sister Gregory joined the Transportation Department as Education Representative in 2014 and coordinated all the Department's education programs, ranging from basic shop steward training to General Chairperson orientation.
Gregory has also been a vital part of numerous national organizing campaigns, including the successful United Airlines Ramp and Passenger Service campaigns. She defended the IAM membership against the Teamster raid at US Airways and has been an instrumental resource in all Transportation Department internal and external organizing.
"Brianna has embodied the principles of the Machinists Union and will continue to be a valuable asset to the membership of the Transportation Department in her new role," said IAM Transportation General Vice President Sito Pantoja."
A native of Seattle, Brianna will begin her new assignment effective July 1, 2016.
The IAM Midwest Territory congratulates IAM Local 837A, Hazelwood, MO, member Daniel Forbes on winning the IAM Midwest Territory Logo and Slogan contest.
IAM Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) representatives last week mobilized in Orlando, FL to aid IAM members, their families and the community following the worst mass shooting in American history. IAM member and Southwest Airlines Customer Service Representative (CSR) Angelique Caro was shot and wounded and IAM member and United Airlines CSR Angel Mendez lost his son, Jean Carlos Mendez.