woodworkers_logoThe Woodworkers Department was created in May, 1994 when the International Woodworkers of America-U.S. (IWA) affiliated with the IAM.

The mission of the Department is to promote and expand activities of Natural Resource Industry-based locals. The department plays an important role in the development of public policy regarding the management of National and State forests harvest level so our members can earn a good family wage and keep our rural communities alive and well.