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.

Striking IAM Auto Tech Members Under Intense Persecution in Massachusetts

Tue. November 25, 2014

A new video produced by the Machinists News Network showcases Massachusetts car dealership Country Nissan’s all-out war on IAM-represented auto technician workers in Hadley.

IAM Districts Donate Holiday Dinners to AGM Strikers

Tue. November 25, 2014

About 135 IAM Local 219 families at Bluegrass Station, KY have been on an Unfair Labor Practice Strike against government sub-contractor Allsource Global Management (AGM) since October 1. As the holiday season approached they stood tall and proud at their Local Lodge meeting Monday, November 24 when the Local leadership distributed a full Thanksgiving dinner package to each family, including a turkey, sack full of fixings and pumpkin pie. District 27 of Louisville, KY, District 711 of Nashville, KY and District 75 of Enterprise, AL provided all the food.

Hollibush Appointed Western Territory Special Representative

Tue. November 25, 2014

IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger has appointed IAM District 190 Assistant Directing Business Representative Mark Hollibush to serve as a Special Representative to the Western Territory, effective December 1, 2014.

Norwegian Air CEO Peddles Scheme to Fly into US at Cost of Workers’ Rights

Fri. November 21, 2014

Norwegian Air International (NAI) CEO Bjorn Kjos in a speech today continued his campaign to attain a foreign air carrier permit from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) at the International Aviation Club in Washington D.C.

ITF Taps Klima, Da Costa for Leadership Posts

Fri. November 21, 2014

Two IAM officials have ascended to leadership positions in the 4.5-million member International Transport Workers Federation (ITF).

Buffenbarger Names Werkmeister as Transportation Department Special Representative

Fri. November 21, 2014

International President Tom Buffenbarger today announced John Werkmeister would join the Transportation Department as a Special Representative.

Connecticut Local 1871 Breaks Annual Turkey Drive Record

Thu. November 20, 2014

IAM Local 1871 in Groton, CT, is in the middle of their 24th year of providing Thanksgiving baskets for out-of-work members, needy families in the community and others in need. In what has also become a tradition, they are set to break last year’s record.