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  • iMail , News , Western July 2, 2019

    Western Territory Scores Big Win in Private Sector

    188 Bradken Foundry workers in Tacoma, WA, voted on June 26, 2019 to unionize with the IAM. In a landslide election, the workers sent a message that after years of poor treatment, it was time to bring justice to the job.

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  • iMail , News , Western June 20, 2019

    Organizing Health Care Workers in the West

    At the April 2019 Western Territory Organizing Summit General Vice President Gary R. Allen, challenged the territory leadership to seek out and launch organizing campaigns targeted at nontraditional industries. While many fields were discussed healthcare was listed as one of the most in need of justice on the job.

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  • iMail , News , Western June 18, 2019

    How the IAM Supports Its Own

    Article written and submitted by District 947 Communicator Devin Ablard. People always ask exactly what a Union does. The simple answer is that a union supports you and your family: at work, at home, and yes, even at school. Every June, the International Association of Machinists awards a number of applicants with $1000 a year

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  • iMail , News , Western May 30, 2019

    Great First Contract Leads to Organizing Victories in West

    IAM Local 519 President and Directing Business Representative Paul Shepherd and Aerospace Chief of Staff Jody Bennett, along with the rest of the negotiating committee, fought for and won an impressive first contract that is resulting in new organizing wins for the IAM.

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  • Communications , iMail , News , Western May 21, 2019

    Excluding Their Own – A City That Wouldn’t Pay a Living Wage

    The Summer 2019 IAM Journal will be hitting the doorsteps on IAM members by late May. Here’s a first look at one of several articles in this edition. In April 2016 California enacted a new wage law to progressively bring the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2023. Earning a living wage is

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