District 9 Organizes in Illinois

June 29, 2006 – District 9 in Bridgeton, MO recently brought 29 new members into the IAM with successful organizing efforts at multiple locations in Southwestern Illinois.

Our new members work at Green Lincoln Mercury Mazda in Springfield, IL, Green Chevrolet in Jacksonville, IL, Steve Schmitt-Brubaker Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Litchfield, IL, Steve Schmitt-Brubaker GM in Litchfield, IL, and T Square Logistics Services Corp. at Scott Air Force Base near Belleville, IL.

District 9 Directing Business Representative Roger Poole praised organizers Scott Stackle and Mike Musgrove for their dedication to bringing a voice in the workplace for these men and women. “Organizing is a top priority at District 9 and our team will do what it takes to bring better wages, benefits and working conditions to our new members,” said Poole.

“IAM District 9 continues to maintain a tradition of excellence in organizing,” said Midwest Territory GVP James E. Brown, who thanked the District 9 staff. “We sincerely appreciate their continued efforts and hard work.”