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  • iMail , Legislative Events , Members , News , Politics & Legislation March 31, 2022

    Machinists Union Supports Introduction of Safe Aircraft Maintenance Standards Act

    The 600,000-member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) supports the Safe Aircraft Maintenance Standards Act, which would strengthen Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) oversight of commercial airline repair facilities outside the United States.

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  • Members September 3, 2014

    Refurbishing Railroad District 19’s Historic Bell

    IAM District Lodge 19 has been the keeper of an historic steam-era bell that was showing signs of wear and tear. So, a group of members transported the bell from Denver to Roanoke, Virginia, to be refurbished by Machinist members at the Roanoke Locomotive Shop. This bell has been ringing in conventions and conferences for

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  • Members May 7, 2014

    An Early History Of unioNation

    unioNation is a labor music band formed in 2012 by the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers. The IAM’s unioNation™ aims to change the mindset of labor music and the stereotypical sound that comes with it.  The band was originally inspired by singer/songwriter Cody Wilder’s presentation of the song “United We Stand, Divided We

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  • Members December 4, 2013

    American Made Aviation

    As millions of people rush to catch flights over the holiday season, many will travel comfortably in aircraft made by the Machinists Union. One in plane in particular, the Boeing 737, is a reliable twin engine marvel being built with the help of IAM District Lodge 70 in Kansas.

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  • Members November 26, 2013

    Thank A Veteran This Thanksgiving By Hiring One

    The Department of Labor is urging companies and organizations to hire military veterans.  The Machinists Union has a sizable number of veterans among its ranks. We thank all of our veterans this Thanksgiving and join Secretary of Labor Tom Perez in saluting our veterans, hoping the 1.5 million who return home during the next five

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