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  • iMail , News September 11, 2008

    iMail for Thursday, September 11, 2008

    Convention Delegates Approve New Financial Plan Just as delegates to the IAM Convention in 1976 approved the Program for Progress that saw the union through more than three decades, delegates at the 37th Grand Lodge Convention ensured the IAM has a sound financial base to carry the union into the future with the resources necessary

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  • iMail , News September 9, 2008

    iMail for Tuesday, September 09, 2008

    Clinton Rallies Machinists for Obama After a rousing address to the Convention and a call to endorse Presidential candidate Barack Obama, Senator Hillary Clinton received an honorary IAM membership, only the third person in the last sixty years to do so. Shouts of welcome echoed through the halls of the Convention when delegates gave a

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  • iMail , News September 4, 2008

    iMail for Thursday, September 04, 2008

    Boeing Machinists Vote to Strike  IAM negotiators agreed to an emergency request from Washington Governor Chris Gregoire to extend the current IAM agreement with the Boeing Company for 48 hours after members there voted overwhelmingly to reject the company’s latest offer. The second strike in three years at Boeing will go forward if an acceptable

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  • iMail , News September 2, 2008

    Tuesday, September 02, 2008

    Boeing Machinists Prepare for Strike Nearly 27,000 IAM members at Boeing facilities in Kansas, Oregon, California and Washington state are gearing up for a possible strike following a so-called “best and final” offer that failed to meet members’ expectations. Job security and the use of outside vendors in the workplace remain as major unresolved issues.

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  • iMail , News August 28, 2008

    iMail for Thursday, August 28, 2008

    Kansas Machinists Ratify Hawker Beechcraft Contract Nearly 5,000 IAM members in Wichita and Salina, KS will return to work at Hawker Beechcraft after winning a new contract that increases pay by 4 percent each year, preserves health care benefits, raises pensions and ensures new hires are treated fairly. Members of Local 733 and 2328 voted

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