IAM District Lodge 141 this week held its annual Safety Conference in Seattle. The conference unites union leaders and activists, airline representatives and workplace safety experts to share ideas on how to create a safer environment for airline workers and travelers.
“There is no us and them when it comes to protecting our members and the flying public,” said Director of Safety for IAM District Lodge 141 Erik Stenberg. “We can have both a safe workplace and an on-time operation, but we can’t have an on-time operation without safety.”
At this year’s conference, attendees toured the Boeing Factory in Everett, Washington whose plant is one of the largest aircraft manufacturing facilities in North America and home to thousands of Machinists Union members.