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Dear Fighting Machinists, Thanksgiving gives us all an opportunity to thank the people we care about and cherish in our lives. As one of the largest and most diverse labor unions in North America, IAM members work across different industries and work diligently to make every holiday happen. Many IAM members sacrifice their own holidayRead more
The IAM is mourning the passing of Chris Wagoner, who recently retired as Director of the IAM’s William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center. Wagoner, 60, with his family by his side, passed away after a brief illness on Sunday, November 20, 2022. Over his 33-year IAM career, Wagoner dedicated his life to training andRead more
WATCH: Video message from IAM Air Transport General Vice President Richie Johnsen My name is Richie Johnsen. I’m the General Vice President for the Air Transport Territory of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). You may have heard by now that three unions are combining resources to unionize workers at Delta Air Lines.Read more
Twenty-five workers of Valiant Government Services employed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio voted overwhelmingly to join the IAM recently. The new members are HVAC Techs, electricians, carpenters, painters, pipefitters and boiler tenders, and are Service Contract Act (SCA) employees that maintain hospital facilities. “We congratulate Valiant Government Services workers for choosing to joinRead more
Guide Dogs of America – Tender Loving Canines (GDA/TLC) hosted its 2022 Las Vegas Charity Weekend with three fundraising events and an informational presentation leading up to its 41st Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet. Over the year, the IAM raised over $2 million for GDA/TLC. IAM territories, districts, and local lodges fundraise year-round with golfRead more