News Tag: Midwest Territory

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  • iMail , Latest Videos , News February 23, 2021

    Union Solidarity and Black History

    Leo Jones, a member of IAM Local 837 B in St. Louis reflects on his Machinist membership and diversity in labor. Jones has been a proud IAM member since 1987 when he hired on at McDonnell Douglas.

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  • iMail , Latest Videos , News , Women’s, Human Rights & Young Workers February 16, 2021

    Black History Month: Carline Lang-Smith

    Carline Lang-Smith tells us what it was like when she first joined the Machinists Union 32 years ago. She was proactive, joining organizations and committees at a time when there weren’t very many women.

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  • Latest Videos , News August 23, 2017

    International President Bob Martinez Rallies Auto Mechanics

    International President Bob Martinez rallied Automobile Mechanics Local 701’s strike line in the Midwest Territory, to show support for members standing up for a fair contract. Nearly 2,000 auto mechanics are on strike in Chicagoland over guaranteed hours, flex work and the apprenticeship program, among other issues.

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  • Latest Videos , News May 5, 2016

    SkillsUSA Illinois

    IAMAW’s Mechanics Local 701 hosted the Automotive Service Technology competition at the 2016 SkillsUSA event in Springfield, Illinois. Members volunteered their time to help high school and vocational students. The SkillsUSA Championships are competitive events showcasing the best career and technical education students in the nation. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and

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  • Latest Videos , News April 11, 2016

    Growing Our Own Techs

    IAM Mechanics Local 701 provides technician training through its own apprenticeship program, one that is much more affordable than similar four-year programs. Watch how apprentices learn about their new trade and the Machinists Union from IAM members in the Midwest Territory… in a shop with state-of-the-art equipment and technology. For more information, visit

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