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.
Machinists Union members who attended the convention of the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) gave back to the community in San Juan, Puerto Rico. They cleaned and painted a school that will be used for a women’s shelter, Casa Rosanna.
Machinists Union members joined the AFL-CIO’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Civil & Human Rights Conference in Houston, Texas and marched in the city’s parade. The theme was Reclaiming Our Dream: Strategize, Organize, Mobilize.
The Community Learning Center in Fort Worth, TX prepares today’s workforce to meet tomorrow’s industry needs, by training the unemployed, underemployed and veterans. CLC provides training in high-skill trades like machining, welding, logistics, manufacturing and aerospace assembly. The center was founded by retired Machinist & Directing Business Representative Pat Lane, who is giving back to