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.

IAM District 10 celebrates the career of DBR Russ Krings

Mon. November 23, 2015

The life and career of IAM District 10 Directing Business Representative Russ Krings was celebrated recently in Wisconsin. Krings announced his retirement effective October 1, 2015.

Swissport Fuelers Say Yes to IAM Representation

Thu. November 12, 2015

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Aircraft Fuelers employed by Swissport in Phoenix voted overwhelmingly to join the IAM.

Citing respect and fairness on the job, 120 Aircraft Fuelers employed at Swissport voted by a 98 percent margin for IAM representation.

TWU-IAM Joint Association Ready to Bargain: Leadership to Commence Negotiations with new American Airlines

Tue. November 10, 2015

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TWU-IAM to commence joint contract negotiations for 30,000 ground workers at American Airlines on December 3rd.

After a months-long contract reconciliation process, the TWU-IAM Association today announced that it will commence joint contract negotiations for approximately 30,000 ground workers including fleet service, mechanic and related/stores employees at American Airlines on December 3, 2015.

Buffenbarger Names Gardner and Manzo Transportation Department Special Representatives

Fri. November 06, 2015

International President Tom Buffenbarger today announced the appointment of Sandy Gardner and Michael Manzo as Transportation Department Special Representatives.

Machinists Union to Open Contracts Early at United Airlines

Fri. November 06, 2015

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced an agreement with United Airlines to open contracts covering approximately 30,000 workers early, more than one year ahead of the scheduled amendable date, and enter into expedited negotiations to amend the current IAM-United contracts.

FMCS Director Visits IL Mechanics Training Center

Thu. November 05, 2015

The Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) and former IAM General Counsel, Allison Beck, visited the IAM Mechanics' Local 701 Technician Training Center in Carol Stream, IL.

IAM Says NO to EU Anti-Worker Trade Pact Proposals

Fri. October 30, 2015

TTIPIgnacio Garcia Bercero (left), the EU chief negotiator for TTIP, and his US counterpart Dan Mullaney. The EU is pressing for proposals to the TTIP that would harm US aviation and maritime workers.

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), with its AFL-CIO sister aviation and maritime unions, today called on the Obama Administration to reject the job-killing proposals by the European Union (EU) to include aviation and maritime transport services in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement.