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  • Latest Videos , News December 5, 2019

    Magellan Machinists

    Longtime employees say Michelle Park is the first woman machinist to work at this Magellan aerospace shop in about 70 years. She and two other women machinists, Daniela Antohe and Yu Nan Song, from Canada’s IAM Local 717T share their passion for the field they love.

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  • Latest Videos September 18, 2018

    Aerospace Conference: Jobs, Security, Prosperity

    Aerospace workers represented by the Machinists Union gathered in Fort Worth, Texas, for a conference to discuss the industry, jobs and new technology, including 3D printing. Members also toured the nearby Lockheed Martin facility.

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  • Eastern , iMail , News November 3, 2016

    IP Martinez to Pratt and Whitney: ‘Do Not Underestimate the Resolve of Our Members’

    Sitting across the table from Pratt and Whitney management in Cromwell, CT, IAM International President Bob Martinez joined the bargaining committees for IAM Locals 700 and 1746 (District 26) to open contract talks with the aerospace engine manufacturer. 

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  • Latest Videos , News March 9, 2016

    IAMAW Opens Negotiations With Lockheed Martin

    IAMAW negotiators sat down with Lockheed Martin management to open negotiations in Fort Worth, TX. International President Bob Martinez, who hails from District 776, was part of the team that included Southern Territory General Vice President Mark Blondin, Headquarters General Vice President Rickey Wallace and Aerospace Coordinator Terry Smith. The current contract expires July 3.

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  • News September 30, 2011

    Breaking faith with jobless Americans over an applause line

    By R. Thomas Buffenbarger Ever since he took office, President Barack Obama has repeatedly attacked corporate jets as a symbol of all that is wrong with American business, with the U.S. tax code and with government finances. In one White House news conference dedicated to extending the debt ceiling, he mentioned corporate jets no fewer

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