Machinists Union members and constituency groups from across the United States were part of the Women’s March on Washington, to put the government on notice that we will never stop fighting for equal rights, equal pay and our right to organize.
Four women who grew up in Southwest Washington, D.C. are turning 100 years young this year. They went to school together, church together and remained friends all these years. Leona Barnes, Gladys Butler, Ruth Hammett and Bernice Underwood share their experiences about work, voting and life. Special thanks to Arlene Holt-Baker, former Executive Vice President
Women were first admitted to the Machinists Union with equal rights in 1911. The IAMAW’s Secretary-Treasurer and one of its General Vice Presidents are women, but women are still in the minority when it comes to membership in the Machinists Union. The women in this video explain why women’s voices must be heard. The song