Nowadays, you look around Houston and see the words ‘Texas Strong’ as the city rebuilds itself from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey. The same could be said of the men and women at IAM Local 15 who stood strong on the picket line for 21 days in Houston and didn’t back down.
As we continue to assist Texas IAM members in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, we are now moving to assist IAM members in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Florida. Machinists Union families in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico were first to experience the wrath of Hurricane Irma. The island of St.
There’s a reason why Wichita, KS is called the ‘Air Capital of the World.’ This is the hub of aircraft manufacturing. And as nearly 450 Machinist members from IAM Local 639 begin negotiations with Learjet Corporation, that’s first and foremost in the minds of most.