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  • Eastern , iMail , News October 10, 2019

    Vermont Machinists Return to Work Following Successful Strike

    Seventy-seven members of IAM Local 2704, employed by Velan Valve in Williston, Vermont, returned to work Monday after a weeklong strike. The highly skilled machinists manufacture high precision valves for customers such as the U.S. Navy and nuclear facilities. The members previously rejected the company’s offer over proposed changes to the temporary employee’s language and

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  • Eastern , iMail , News October 8, 2019

    IAM Mourns Maine Shipyard Legend

    The IAM mourns the loss of a Bath Iron Works (BIW) icon, Clayton Grover. The Local S6 member passed away at 87 on October 4, 2019 after a brief illness. For nearly seven decades Brother Grover has reported for duty at BIW, often saying that he continues to work “because I still can,” and that

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  • Eastern , iMail , News September 26, 2019

    IDG Protest Brings NYC Traffic to Standstill

    Last week thousands of members of the Machinists Union affiliate Independent Drivers Guild (IDG), a labor group for app-based drivers at Uber and Lyft, brought rush hour traffic in New York City to a virtual standstill. To protest changes being rolled out by Uber and Lyft, drivers led a caravan that stretched across the Brooklyn

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  • Eastern , iMail , News September 24, 2019

    Machinists Support UAW Members on Strike at GM Facilities

    The Machinists Union stands with the thousands of UAW-represented General Motors’ workers who are walking the picket lines. The IAM supports the union’s pressure to ink a collective bargaining agreement that provides these GM workers with good pay and benefits. IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. has voiced his support for the picketers.

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  • Eastern , iMail , News September 12, 2019

    Two IAM Eastern Territory Locals Celebrate Anniversary Milestones

    West Valley, NY Local 2401 celebrated its 50th anniversary on August 17th with a picnic recognizing the milestone.

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